Young people the answer to aged care workforce shortage?

While potential solutions to the workforce shortage issues across the aged care sector are still being discussed, one Auckland-based rest home has started trialing a potential solution.

Helping boost women surgeon numbers aim of student essay competition

Women surgeons are seeking to help boost more female medical students to consider surgical careers through an essay competition with the first prize a trip to a Bangkok conference.

Workplace literacy and numeracy unlocks employee potential

A literacy and numeracy workplace programme at has increased trust, collaboration and efficiency at Lifewise.

Home support workforce will struggle to keep up with demand

New home and community support services workforce report outlines 22 recommendations to develop a stronger workforce to better meet the growing demands for their services.

Health invention sees students finalists in international award

A grandmother’s bad experience of a blocked medical drain inspired a digital device that has won Wellington design students a finalist place in the James Dyson Awards.

Global strategy to speed up HIV vaccine development launched

A new global strategy to address the challenges in developing an effective vaccine against HIV – which infects about 1.8m people a year – was launched in Spain this week.

Finding the right pathway in aged care

Glenwood Masonic Hospital Facility prides itself on giving staff the opportunity to navigate the career and training pathway that best suits them, and supporting them all the way.

Top tertiary teacher – adding humanity into teaching medicine

The Associate Professor behind hundreds of medical students bunking down for a weekend with a Kiwi Pacific family won this year’s Top Tertiary Teacher Supreme Award. Jody Hopkinson talks to Faumuina Fa’afetai Sopoaga about revolutionising the teaching of Pacific Health to our future doctors.

Rural patients receiving speech therapy online

Telehealth via an online app is helping Waikato speech therapists save travel time and increase support to rural patients

55 years of tireless support

After fifty-five years and supporting over 250 people in achieving their national qualifications later, Whanganui nurse Ailsa Stewart is retiring.
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Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) talks about why she is seeing an epidemic of younger and younger people with fatigue and an inability to cope with life.

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