Updated clinical guidelines for stroke management – from pre-hospital to community care – are now available to download, says the National Stroke Network.
Hundreds of documents briefing new Government ministers on key policies have been released. Herald journalists have been analysing the Briefings to Incoming Ministers (Bims). Here Amy Wiggins of the New Zealand Herald looks at Social Development and Disability Issues.
The first new guidelines in a decade for managing child and adolescent’s asthma have just been launched – including the top 10 ways health professionals can help.
A gynaecological outpatient clinic has taken out the supreme accolade at last night's Hawke's Bay Health Awards.
A major survey published today of senior specialist working in public hospitals found more than a third had been bullied at work, and two-thirds had witnessed others being bullied – mostly by fellow doctors.
Health professionals from around the country are meeting today in Wellington, to talk about how the NZ health sector can respond to the challenges of climate change for health and healthcare services.
New Zealand surgeons are developing a tiny, life-like simulator so they can train to do a tricky piece of keyhole surgery on newborns.
Clinicians are being encouraged during Antibiotic Awareness Week to consider ‘Choosing Wisely’ recommendations on antibiotic use before prescribing unnecessarily.
The Pacific Health Scholarships contribute to improving access to health services for Pacific peoples by assisting the development of the Pacific health and disability workforce. See the guidelines & apply here.
Taking time to talk and listen to patients to help prevent medication harm – such as the medicine ‘triple whammy’ putting thousands of Kiwis at risk of kidney damage – is the focus of Patient Safety Week.