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Funding boost for charity supporting women working in health

A charity that supports women working in medicine and health through a national mentoring network will expand its reach thanks to funding from the charitable arm of Southern Cross.

Nearly half of GPs plan to retire in next decade

Nearly half the country’s GPs are going to retire within the next 10 years, so what can we do to ensure we have enough GPs to keep up with patient demand?

Tackling doctor burn-out: the importance of self-care in medicine

Health experts discuss the importance of wellbeing and self-care in an effort to prevent doctor burn-out.

Employment Relations Authority to intervene on junior doctor-DHB negotiation

Sector has expressed relief that the Employment Relations Authority will undertake a facilitation of the long-running industrial dispute between District Health Boards and the Resident Doctors’ Association.

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".

Personal resilience: developing and drawing on your own resources

As 2019 began and you reviewed the stresses and successes of the previous year, you may have resolved to try to meet the challenges of the year ahead more resiliently. In this learning activity, we'll review perspectives on personal resilience, and its potential – and limits – for your professional life.

Lakes DHB ‘extremely disappointed’ by Rotorua anaesthetic technicians’ seven-day strike

Anaesthetic technicians at Rotorua Hospital are planning a seven-day strike next week, leaving the Lakes DHB "extremely disappointed".

DHB midwives wait for formal pay offer over shortly

Hospital midwives have gained a Midwifery Accord and the right to a separate pay equity claim from nurses but patience is being tested as they wait for a formal pay deal to vote on.

Undervalued skills revealed by DHB pay equity interviews

Nearly 100 DHB clerical workers have been interviewed about what their job really entails as the DHBs and unions progress the first of four pay equity claims currently underway.

2019 applications open for Hauora Māori Scholarships

Māori students across all health disciplines are encouraged to apply for this year’s Hauora Māori Scholarships.
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