More than a quarter of patients rushed to Auckland City Hospital's emergency room are waiting over six hours to be seen.
Current legal restrictions on who can approve and carry out abortions and where they can be performed create inequities, risks and are a “shocking” waste of the health dollar, argues the women’s health nurses’ college.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says it is "somewhat poetic" to pay for new drug addiction services with money seized from criminals – including drug dealers.
As flu season approaches, a Havelock North practice is to use its experience during the 2016 campylobacter outbreak to help cope with any surge in patient numbers in the weeks ahead.
A change that would mean women would need to take a smear test every five years has been delayed until 2021.
A Māori health trust founder and the dermatologist who created the world’s most popular skin health website joined aged care worker Kristine Bartlett and many others in the health sector in being awarded Queen’s Birthday Honours this weekend.
District health boards have accused the Ministry of Health of failing women as rates of life-saving cancer screening go backwards.