Survey reveals depression and bullying in Kiwi workplaces

A wide survey of New Zealand workplaces by researchers from Massey University’s Healthy Work Group has found more than one-quarter of employees feel depressed much of the time and half of workers say their...

Unheard voices and the end of life

Health Central’s inaugural ChalkTalk panel discussion on the End of Life Choice Bill was a forum for robust debate on a highly divisive topic. SOUMYA BHAMIDIPATI looks at the whose perspectives have been missing in discussions about this important issue.

Announcing new expert panellist to Workplace Wellbeing panel discussion

WorkSafe's Jude Urlich will be an excellent addition to tonight's eagerly awaited panel discussion on Wellbeing in the Workplace.

WATCH: Chalktalks – The Future of New Zealand healthcare|Gary Heath Hamish Rutherford from NZME talks to Gary Heath from Sequre - one of the panellists taking part in HealthCentral ChalkTalks’ panel discussion on the “Future of New Zealand’s Healthcare - how do we achieve...

Watch: ChalkTalks panel interviews

Health Central journalist Soumya Bhamidipati talks to the End of Life Choice Bill panellists pre and post the panel discussion.

Workplace wellbeing built on good job design and culture

Panellists of Health Central’s ChalkTalks panel discussion agreed that wellbeing in any workplace can only flourish if employers are focused on getting the job design, organisational culture and fundamental basics of employment right first.

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 and Disability System Review, members of the Chalk Talks panel...

End of Life Choice Bill – where does the discussion need to focus now?

With the Justice Select Committee reporting back on the End of Life Choice Bill yesterday, it is a good time to consider closely the proposed legislation and whether it can provide choice for those who want it, without affecting those who don’t.

The right to disconnect: is flexible working doing more harm than good?

Social media and wellbeing researcher Alex Beattie says we need to clarify boundaries between work time and home time. By Jude Barback.

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 at Health Central’s recent Chalk Talks on the future of...


Opinion: Dr Tracy 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


How intergenerational shifts are impacting healthcare organisations

Sponsored article As younger and more digitally adept physicians and healthcare professionals continue to enter the workforce, older norms are being challenged and digital-driven processes...