Ann David supports the End of Life Choice Bill and says palliative care has its limitations.
Should New Zealand allow those who are in pain to choose to end their lives?
Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says GPs should be funded to test for many things, including Vitamin D and free Triiodothyronine (fT3).
Treating all pregnancy outcomes as a health issue, and thus equally deserving of leave, is a step in the right direction writes Frances Everard.
Mark Rouse believes there is a funding crisis in the Aged Residential Care sector where operators are obliged to observe a raft of necessary and ever-increasing compliance costs, while Government funding is not doing nearly enough to keep pace with the changes. He puts the case here for a change in attitude by the Government, essential to ensure that the market provides choice and will not be solely populated by large corporate operators.
New Zealanders are in desperate need of mindfulness training and cognitive-behavioural methods to understand their lives: we come from a "harden up" culture that has never been able to talk about our mental woes before.
Health Central asks Jane Wenman, chief executive of industry training organisation Careerforce for her views on the vocational education reforms and how the proposals could affect the health and wellbeing sector.
The End of Life Choice Bill misunderstands what it means to live and to die, says Dame Tariana Turia.
Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says healthcare practitioners should be educated in nutrient prescribing.