Emergency Department (ED) workers are exposed to such frequent and high levels of violence, that being on the receiving end of death threats, offensive sexual abuse and hitting, go unreported and are simply accepted as part of the job, a new study has found. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
The largest cohort of Māori health professionals to ever graduate from Otago will be honoured on Friday before receiving their degrees on Saturday.
The community as a whole needs a rethink on the way alcohol and drugs are used to address the mental health crisis gripping Whanganui.
The College of Midwives met with the Ministry of Health this week as it continues to pursue pay equity after recognition that self-employed midwives’ income should at least double.
Three medical practitioners tell Tess Nichol about a culture of sexual intimidation and cover-ups in our hospitals.
A midwives' union has cancelled eight strikes at two Bay of Plenty hospitals following an Employment Relations Authority ruling.
Patea residents are needing urgent hospital care because the town has no permanent doctor.
Up to 39 senior doctors who process complex ACC claims will be walking off the job around the country tomorrow after pay negotiations stalled over a redundancy deal and well-being claim.
The more nursing cares missed due to lack of time the greater the risk of patient death, a major international nursing research project has shown.