Stories about communities hit hard by GP shortages have gained a lot of airtime in recent months. Professor Jenny Carryer argues it is time for mainstream media to open their eyes to one answer – nurse practitioners.
The anti-vaccination movement gaining traction across the world is "extremely dangerous" and more of a threat than an asteroid strike, according to a highly respected British professor.
INsite editor JUDE BARBACK reflects on what yesterday's pay equity settlement announcement means for the sectors involved.
Two Kiwi nursing academics invited to China to teach an acute care nursing workshop were nonplussed to find themselves also quasi-advisors on managing nursing shortages in the wake of China’s one-child policy coming to an end.
Oral Health Therapists across the Tasman can provide basic dental care to people up to age 26. Arish Naresh asks why they can’t do the same this side of the ditch?
Doctors do not intentionally end the lives of their patients by giving too much morphine, says a palliative care doctor affronted by comments from End of Life Choice Bill MP David Seymour.
We cannot judge the effectiveness of today's palliative care by comparing it with what was available even just 10 years ago writes David E. Richmond
Derek Wright strikes me as a nice bloke. I interviewed him last week. He is the interim boss at the Waikato District Health Board...
Opponents of medically-assisted dying typically resort to emotive misleading language in their bid to continue denying choice to the majority of New Zealanders who want a compassionate change in the law.