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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.

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.

Are you being bullied at work?

An investigation into claims of bullying by retirement commissioner Diane Maxwell has come back clear but it highlights the fact that bullying at work can often be difficult to identify.

Iron-clad ideology: a patient’s viewpoint on assisted dying

Ann David supports the End of Life Choice Bill and says palliative care has its limitations.

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.

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...

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.

Is bullying rife in Kiwi workplaces?

Has the proverbial can of worms been opened on the issue of workplace bullying following the concerning findings of the Francis Review? The Health Central ChalkTalks panel discusses.

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.

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 operating not in a level playing field but in an...

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Opinion: Hope is the key

In an example of conventional medicine at its worst, a patient of mine recently had her beautiful hope dashed. This inspiring young mum of two...

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