There are 25 confirmed cases of the disease with huge pressure for the MMR vaccination.
Equity was the key focus of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2019 selected projects. Eight successful primary care projects are aimed at improving health outcomes for their communities.
New Zealand is taking a leading role in the establishment of a new international body to represent dental and oral health therapists.
Fourteen measles cases have now been confirmed in Canterbury, with the number likely to rise over the coming days and weeks.
Measles is back in New Zealand and travellers coming into the country are urged to make sure they have been immunised against the disease.
'Something is seriously wrong': Anaesthetic technicians employed by the Hawke's Bay District Health Board say they will strike for 48 hours from 7am on March 14 to give the hospital a "serious rev-up".
Clinical experts deciding whether to fund a drug that would prolong the life of babies with spinal muscular atrophy, say it would also increase the burden of care if they lived longer - though not for loved ones.
Kaihu Valley School Principal Sonia Simeon swung into action when she learned the school's 16 pupils were not eligible for free meningococcal vaccination.
A campaign to raise awareness about hepatitis C launches today.