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Health Ministry’s new Health Infrastructure Unit on its way

Karl Wilkinson has been appointed to the role of Director of Health Infrastructure within the Health Infrastructure Unit. Helene Carbonatto has also been appointed...

Pain management – every health practitioner must play their part

Pain is a complex medical condition requiring a teamwork approach, specialists across the country have said. Southern District Health Board anaesthetist and pain physician Dr...

Healthy homework gets results

Researchers from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the University of Otago have investigated the effects of a compulsory, health-related homework programme on physical...

“We simply can’t cope anymore” – Radiographers set to strike

Nearly 1100 DHB-employed Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) across New Zealand are set to strike for 24 hours commencing at 0700 hours on Monday 30th September...

Suicide Prevention Office to drive action to save lives

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described New Zealand's suicide rate as "a long-term national tragedy" as she, along with Health Minister David Clark, released a...

What about other medicines on the waiting list?

More needs to be done to increase access to medication, health advocates have warned. Over the weekend, the Government pledged a $60m boost to Pharmac...

DR WELLNESS

More than just a ‘pill for every ill’

Dr Tracy Chandler (a.k.a. Dr Wellness) says we need to move beyond the current ‘pill for every ill’ model of general practice to a more patient-centred integrative approach.

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