Opposition leader Bill English says the Government is playing politics with its "brutal" blanket approach to the health sector.
The food revolution is here but despite all the evidence, industry leaders don't believe plant-based meat and synthetic milk is a risk to the industry.
MAX ROBINS, Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Aged Care Association and Chief Executive of CHT Healthcare Trust says the pay equity funding formula used to fund the residential aged care sector is "far more complex than a simple statement that there are winners and losers and therefore the methodology is unfair". Here, he outlines the funding methodology.
A Kaitaia doctor says people are dying and suffering in the region because of a lack of health funding.
New Zealand has too many district health boards and they should be cut by half to free up desperately needed health dollars, says one board member.
Australian nursing professor Philip Darbyshire hears that New Zealand is 'dabbling' with the 'horror' of 'Intentional Rounding'. Check out from his blog from across the Tasman on the topic.
Nursing Review shares GP Philip Harrison's online comment in response to Jenny Carryer's call to train more NPs not GPs to meet rural health needs. Harrison once worked with a "really great primary care NP" and values good nursing but thinks Carryer's proposal has "its head in the clouds".
In early March Andrew Cameron was close-by to an attack in Kabul that left many dead. But Nursing Review reports the modest Kiwi Red Cross veteran and 'outback' nurse specialist is probably more perturbed by the launch next week of a book telling his life story…