The stalled rollout of the bowel screening programme is underway again with Otago and Southland joining the programme today.
Mayors from the central North Island will travel to Wellington today to meet Health Minister David Clark over the future of chopper rescue services there.
Stressed but determined nurses are voting on striking for two days in July unless the Prime Minister’s independent panel comes up with an offer that makes them feel valued, says nurses' union NZNO.
After-hours doctors for the failed SmartHealth app cost Waikato District Health Board almost $670,000 in less than one year.
Former speaker of the house Margaret Wilson has been selected by the Government to chair an independent panel hoping to break the pay talks stalemate between nurses and district health boards.
The Health Minister is ‘pleased and encouraged’ that the nurses’ union has given a green light for the Prime Minister’s pay impasse proposal. But a strike ballot is still due to start next week.
An outbreak of measles has spread across the South Island with five confirmed cases.