President of the Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA), Richard Whitney, argues that workforce issues affect both public and private sectors.
Dr Mark Jones reflects on another case of the people most in need of good health care being the least likely to get it. And argues Whānau Ora could be the way to overcome this.
Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says with 30-50% of New Zealanders expected to get cancer in their lifetime, there needs to be more public awareness of modifiable factors.
Sometimes people with depression can't ask for help. We need to be prepared to help those who are suffering in silence, writes Federated Farmers Rotorua/Taupo provincial president Alan Wills.
With November being Diabetes Awareness Month, Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says it’s perfect timing to answer two commonly asked questions about sugar.
Bariatric surgeon Paul Anderson says it’s time for the medical profession to stop blaming fat patients for lack of willpower and start using medical willpower to address the causes – like junk food marketing.
Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says conventional medicine needs to continue to embrace the growing recognition of the role of food and nutrition in health.
In a year where nursing grievances made headlines, Professor Jenny Carryer reflects on the long and ongoing struggle for nursing to be heard.
Within a few years artificial intelligence (AI) will be helping relieve overstretched hospitals by empowering people to manage their own health, argues Microsoft’s Gabe Rijpma.