Jackie Edmond shares why Family Planning believes the current abortion law is “not fit-for-purpose” in 2018 and why it supports a Law Commission review.
It is time for family caregiving to be brought out of the shadows, writes Dr Merryn Gott.
Dr Ricci Harris says it is naïve to think that ethnic bias can not occur amongst caring health professionals – but steps can be taken to identify and change unconscious attitudes that may impact on patient health.
Laurie Kubiak refutes Professor Swinburn's suggestions that the NZIER's review was politically motivated and that they were selective in the review of the literature.
The current anti-fluoride campaign tour is a last ditch attempt to stop the Fluoridation Bill and is using irrelevant research to scaremonger, argues scientist Ken Perrott
Shaun Cavanagh wants the Mental Health Inquiry to lead to greater support for the mental health workforce including supporting new allied health disciplines like his own, recreation therapy, that has struggled to get established in New Zealand.
It is widely acknowledged that the increasing average age of rural GPs means there is a workforce crisis on the near horizon. Kicking hard-working GPs in the teeth will only hasten this writes Chris Reid.
Just as you don’t allow anyone to prescribe a drug you shouldn’t trust just anyone to prescribe exercise, argues New Zealand Personal Trainer of the Year Corinne Austin.
Compassion requires very little effort from doctors and nurses but it will be remembered by our patients until the end, says Dr Tony Fernando.