Parents of school-aged children were very concerned that their children may catch COVID-19 if schools were reopened at Alert Level 3 despite no evidence supporting this view, a new University of Otago, Christchurch, study...
Reducing pressure on hospitals requires strong integration between hospitals, GPs, and social services and a cross-party political commitment to a long-term strategy.
As scientists worldwide scramble to develop a drug to prevent COVID-19, a University of Otago scientist has helped to create an international guidance statement urging caution in developing treatments. Dr Daniel Wright is a senior...
A new system is being rolled out to help clinicians quickly respond to deteriorating health in pregnant women in hospital.
Whanganui is leading the way with a study that aims to revolutionise the way decay in children's teeth is combated.
Optometrists are calling for an end to unequal access to cataract surgery - saying too many Kiwis are being left to suffer.
The risk for dental problems is determined in early childhood.