A Whangārei medical practice is believed to be the only one in the district to introduce video consultation for registered patients with minor illnesses.
Using ‘smart sock’ wearable technology to better assess patients movement via video physiotherapist consultations has been successfully trialled in Australia.
Dr Keith Buswell – the self-effacing leader of an innovative Te Kuiti general practice offering both primary and hospital level services – has won this year’s major rural health award.
Surgeons at Waikato Hospital are the first in New Zealand to learn a less invasive lung surgery technique that is quicker, not as painful, and enables patients to recover faster.
A breakthrough discovery by New Zealand scientists could point the way to better treatment options for sufferers of allergies and asthma.
A Wellington telestroke pilot– offering expert after-hours advice to regional hospitals – has seen a dramatic increase in clot-busting interventions being offered to stroke patients.
A gynaecological outpatient clinic has taken out the supreme accolade at last night's Hawke's Bay Health Awards.
New Zealand surgeons are developing a tiny, life-like simulator so they can train to do a tricky piece of keyhole surgery on newborns.