Ninety per cent of submissions on euthanasia bill say no to assisted dying

More than 90 per cent of Kiwis who made submissions on the euthanasia bill want the proposed law change scrapped.

Chalktalks – The Future of NZ Healthcare | Sarah Fitt Hamish Rutherford from NZME interviews Sarah Fitt, Chief Executive of Pharmac - one of the panellists taking part in HealthCentral ChalkTalks’ panel discussion on the “Future of New Zealand’s Healthcare - how do we...

What about body donation after euthanasia?

As New Zealand considers a bill looking to legalise euthanasia, an Otago University ethicist considers it’s time to shine the light on the ethical complications surrounding body donation and assisted dying.

Watch: ChalkTalks panel interviews

Health Central Editor, Jude Barback talks to the Wellbeing in the Workplace panellists ahead of the panel discussion.

Opinion: Dame Tariana Turia – Euthanasia would undermine whānau values

The End of Life Choice Bill misunderstands what it means to live and to die, says Dame Tariana Turia.

Chalktalks – The Future of NZ Healthcare | Janice Wilson Hamish Rutherford from NZME talks to Dr Janice Wilson, Chief Executive of the Health Quality & Safety Commission - one of the panellists taking part in HealthCentral ChalkTalks’ panel discussion on the “Future of...

Beyond the free fruit and yoga: what does wellbeing in the workplace really look...

The modern workplace is brimming with wellbeing initiatives, but unless these are underpinned by a culture that truly values and looks after its employees, these initiatives won’t benefit businesses in the way they hoped. By Jude Barback.

Euthanasia bill moves forward despite fierce opposition in Parliament

A bill legalising assisted dying has inched closer to becoming law, despite plans by critics for a long and messy battle. Act leader David Seymour scored a win late in Parliament on Wednesday as changes...

Intense debate at panel discussion on End of Life Choice Bill

Jude Barback says while last night’s Health Central ChalkTalks panel discussion on the End of Life Choice Bill raised more questions than it did answers, it is clear that this is the conversation we need to be having.

Wellbeing in the Workplace: Are we making progress?

In anticipation of next week’s Health Central ChalkTalks panel discussion on Wellbeing in the Workplace and the release of the Wellbeing Budget the week after, we ask our panellists why wellbeing is such a hot topic and whether we’re making progress in our workplaces.


Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key


Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the...

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...