Home support providers have identified a $4.2 million hole in the Government’s funding of their staff annual leave entitlements. Providers fear that the shortfall in pay equity funding will force difficult decisions about quality of care, staffing and ultimately the sustainability of the home support sector. By JUDE BARBACK.
Psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald on why he feels "deeply conflicted" about Mental Health Awareness Week.
Of all the patients who were prescribed antibiotics after discharge from Auckland City Hospital after major surgery, only 50 per cent were prescribed appropriately, researchers in a study published recently in the New Zealand Medical Journal have concluded.
A new report shows that most Australians don’t trust their aged care industry. Do New Zealanders feel the same way about our industry?
New Counties Manukau District Health Board chairman Vui Mark Gosche says there are a "whole lot" of things that are a priority in his new role helping to sort out Middlemore Hospital.
A chance for people nearing the end of their lives to be included in the ongoing euthanasia debate.
Almost 20 per cent of hospital admissions of young children with acute respiratory infections could be prevented if their houses were free from damp and mould, researchers have found. The research, published in the international...