New home and community support services workforce report outlines 22 recommendations to develop a stronger workforce to better meet the growing demands for their services.
A grandmother’s bad experience of a blocked medical drain inspired a digital device that has won Wellington design students a finalist place in the James Dyson Awards.
A new global strategy to address the challenges in developing an effective vaccine against HIV – which infects about 1.8m people a year – was launched in Spain this week.
The Associate Professor behind hundreds of medical students bunking down for a weekend with a Kiwi Pacific family won this year’s Top Tertiary Teacher Supreme Award. Jody Hopkinson talks to Faumuina Fa’afetai Sopoaga about revolutionising the teaching of Pacific Health to our future doctors.
Every year in New Zealand around 4,000 people develop a blood clot in a vein. This article looks at venous thromboembolism – in particular why pregnancy puts women at increased risk – and how to help prevent, diagnose and treat pregnancy-associated venous blood clots.
A Whangārei medical practice is believed to be the only one in the district to introduce video consultation for registered patients with minor illnesses.
Volunteer Darren Best was recognised recently at the Minister of Health Volunteer Awards where he was the Health Care Provider Service Individual Winner.