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Ara to farewell chief executive

Ara Institute of Canterbury’s chief executive Tony Gray has resigned to take up the role of chief executive of Nelson Tasman Hospice. Board Chair Dr Thérèse Arseneau says the Board is grateful for the contributions...

Stepping up for people with dementia

Dementia Auckland has made the difficult decision to cancel its Steps for Dementia 5km fundraiser walk on Sunday 14 March due to the latest Level 3 lockdown. This means the organisation has now been unable...

71 Massey professors hit out over controversial science shake-up

More than 70 Massey professors have made a rare and direct appeal to the university's chancellor over a controversial science shake-up that could cost dozens of jobs. The move - which came shortly before the...

NZ Blood make changes to donor criteria for male to male sex, and sex...

The blood deferral period for men who have had sex with other men has been reduced from 12 months to just three months today. Sex workers and those who have lived in a country with...

Christchurch Hospital A&E experiencing ‘extremely high’ demand

There has been a surge in demand at Christchurch Hospital's emergency department. The ED has seen around 30 more people flocking to the hospital each day in the past few weeks - 380 people were...

New figures show drug checking services have reduced harm – but more could be...

New figures released by KnowYourStuffNZ show that drug checking this summer resulted in the vast majority of people who attended drug checking choosing not to take the harmful cathinone eutylone, where it turned out they had unwittingly purchased it.

Care urged before banning people entering NZ from the UK

The Government should be careful about banning people entering New Zealand from specific countries based on the presence of variants of the virus that causes COVID-19, given most countries are not testing for variants,...

Koch’s postulates, Covid, and misinformation rabbit holes

Opinion: Take a 19th century German scientist, a 21st century disease and add the internet - the result is a dangerous upsurge in Covid-denial nonsense, writes Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles.

Strong sense of self key to Pacific sexual health

Confident Pacific children who grow up to be resilient adults is the goal of a University of Auckland project that has received $442,000 in Health Research Council funding.

Upskilling to support Wellington’s homeless

A cohort of Kaimahi and Peer Support workers at DCM are set to upskill following a government initiative that has made significant training funding available to the sector.  

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Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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