Mark Rouse believes there is a funding crisis in the Aged Residential Care sector where operators are obliged to observe a raft of necessary and ever-increasing compliance costs, while Government funding is not doing nearly enough to keep pace with the changes. He puts the case here for a change in attitude by the Government, essential to ensure that the market provides choice and will not be solely populated by large corporate operators.
Jacqui de Ruiter says if there's going to be a conversation about abortion, let it be open and honest.
Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) is concerned about the Medical Board of Australia’s proposals to limit patient choice of healthcare.
Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Executive Director Ian Powell believes the Health Minister needs to show consistent leadership over safe staffing in the health workforce.
In a year where nursing grievances made headlines, Professor Jenny Carryer reflects on the long and ongoing struggle for nursing to be heard.
Cardiologist Miles Williams considers what is a good death and argues why he believes it is time for medicine and society to accept the option of assisted dying as part of an inevitable evolution in human rights.
This is in response to Dr Tracy Chandler's recent article about 5G which expressed concerns that 5G could be damaging to our health. In my anaesthetic training we covered physics and electromagnetic spectrum. Non-ionising radiation is of the...
New Zealand Aged Care Association chief executive SIMON WALLACE says the Herald's rest home investigation series doesn't give the whole picture.
An experienced South African GP shares the frustration of reading of New Zealand’s GP shortages when she and her colleagues can face years of waiting before they can practice.