Two midwives and their employer have been disciplined for their failure to take note of a baby's lack of growth in the womb, placing it at risk after birth.
Flu tablets and painkillers that include codeine should be prescription-only from January 2020, Medsafe’s Medicines Classification Committee has recommended.
A teenage girl died after a radiologist failed to spot a lesion in an MRI scan, a Health and Disability Commission report released today shows.
For chronic conditions nurses “probably achieve equal or better health outcomes” for patients then doctors, a major international research review has concluded.
Alcohol Healthwatch says every New Zealander would benefit from drinking less.
A disgraced doctor who faked documents because he was "so desperate to get to New Zealand" has been let off without a sentence.
Early estimates of the cost of improving the safety of the country's drinking water supplies are "a bit frightening", Health Minister David Clark has admitted.
Briefings: Healthcare waiting list complaints rise Health and Disability Commissioner tells Health Minister
Hundreds of documents briefing new Government ministers on key policies have been released. Herald journalists have been analysing the Briefings to Incoming Ministers (Bims). Here we look at the Health Ministry.