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Professional Development

Northland pharmacies to start giving measles vaccination soon

About three dozen trained pharmacy vaccinators throughout Northland will soon be able to vaccinate for measles to those aged 16 years and over. It's the...

Protecting Pharmac’s independence

Describing ‘big pharma’ companies as "the forces of evil" at Health Central’s ChalkTalks held this week in Wellington, Ian Powell said that Pharmac is...

Health inequality for Māori

The issues of how to give Māori and groups such as refugees and rural communities a fair shot in the health system were discussed...

Devolution could help health care in future

Mr Tamihere was speaking at Health Central’s ChalkTalks, held in Wellington this week. With the recent release of the interim report from the Health...

Top honour for scientist behind breakthroughs in the care of newborns

A scientist whose work has helped millions of newborns and mothers around the world has received New Zealand's top research honour. Distinguished Professor Jane Harding's...

Countdown to offer customers a low-sensory, autism-friendly quiet hour nationwide

A weekly autism-friendly quiet hour will be rolled out at Countdown stores nationwide later this month following a year-long trial period. The time would offer...

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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