The release of new National Standards for interRAI will help reduce duplication and help assessors to correctly use the assessment note fields.
Like many countries, New Zealand is ageing – and ageing fast – and in the next years we will transition into a very different demographic profile. But it is a transition we are not prepared...
A breakaway ‘junior doctors’ union are negotiating a new agreement with district health boards arguing that new hospital rosters are not safer and reduce crucial training time.
Mental health cases at one hospital's emergency department have jumped almost 400 per cent in the past five years, with no extra staffing to cope with the demand.
Meningococcal B can strike at any age, but children are most at risk. A vaccine is the only form of protection and is now available in New Zealand. By Rebekah Fraser.
Dr Veronique Boscart’s keynote is bound to be a highlight of the NZACA conference next month. Jude Barback gets a sneak preview of what this international gerontological researcher has in store for delegates.
In the wake of Ebola and Zika, New Zealand needs to beef-up its pandemic planning and readiness to deal with diseases other than influenza, say public health researchers in a paper published today.