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Midwifery Workforce Accord Welcomed

A new Midwifery Workforce Accord signed today signals safe and sustainable staffing levels, although workforce issues "won't be solved overnight".

New national maternity early warning system aims to reduce maternal morbidity

A new system is being rolled out to help clinicians quickly respond to deteriorating health in pregnant women in hospital.

Excellent learning opportunities await GPs at Nurse Practitioner conference

Health professionals are welcoming the news that the Nurse Practitioners New Zealand biannual conference will be CME accredited, as GPs can now share in the excellent learning opportunities on offer.

Young female medical specialists feel pressure to be tough, finds study

Women specialists in their 30s are still being judged against outdated notions of dedication and toughness that is putting them at risk of burnout, according to Kiwi research.

ACC to cut medical advisors in clinical services restructure

ACC is proposing to cut its medical advisors by 20 per cent and increase its psychology and allied clinical advisors in a proposed restructuring of its clinical advisory services released yesterday.

High cost means more than half of NZ’s young adults don’t access dental care

The risk for dental problems is determined in early childhood.

New Zealand to participate in international survey for World Hand Hygiene Day

New Zealand has an opportunity to participate in a global survey to assess infection prevention and control programmes in health care facilities as part of World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May.

Upping the ante on vaccine development

Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington Associate Professor Bridget Stocker has received a significant funding boost for vaccine research that has potential to help with diseases ranging from bowel cancer to COVID-19. Associate Professor Stocker...

Dental petition to be delivered today

A 10,000-strong petition calling for major changes in what dental care for adults is provided will be handed over today.

Elective surgery rates: 10,000 patients could miss out on ‘much-needed surgery’

Hospitals are falling behind last year's performance with doctors likely to perform 10,000 fewer surgeries, claims Simon Bridges.

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