MidCentral DHB (MDHB) will run its first low-sensory vaccination clinic on Thursday 16 September, 2021, at the Milson Community Centre in Palmerston North. This clinic offers a vaccination opportunity for those who have sensory needs,...
This article briefly revisits types of serious drug allergies and presents a range of preventative nursing strategies. By Marian Bland and Lesley Batten
At least three people worldwide are infected with totally untreatable "superbug" strains of gonorrhoea which they are likely to be spreading to others through sex, the World Health Organisation has warned.
Current legal restrictions on who can approve and carry out abortions and where they can be performed create inequities, risks and are a “shocking” waste of the health dollar, argues the women’s health nurses’ college.
A Tauranga mother of four who has always dreamed of becoming a paramedic has been barred from volunteering on St John ambulances because they have changed their main anaesthetic to one that could kill her.
A new study finds a majority of acupuncture companies' websites are likely breaching of the Medicines Act by claiming their service can prevent or cure various diseases.
About 600 Middlemore patients will be tested after a person admitted to a ward was found to be carrying an organism resistant to a powerful group of antibiotics.