Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Parenting 101

GP and mum of seven, Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) shares her top parenting tips.

Opinion: Dr Mark Jones – The plague cometh!

Former Chief Nurse and Head of Massey University School of Nursing Dr Mark Jones writes in response to the Education Minister’s recent ‘pro-plague’ comments made in reference to anti-vaxxers in Northland.

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Medical Board of Australia’s proposal threatens patient choice of...

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) is concerned about the Medical Board of Australia’s proposals to limit patient choice of healthcare.

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – ‘Mis-management’ of abnormal labs in conventional medicine

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says integrative medicine individualises treatment based on the patients’ symptoms as well as their laboratory ‘score’.

Opinion: Jenny Carryer – The endless challenge

Professor Jenny Carryer says the rhetoric we have heard for the past 20 years about the need to find new ways of doing things and to utilise the workforce differently is right on point.

Iron-clad ideology: a patient’s viewpoint on assisted dying

Ann David supports the End of Life Choice Bill and says palliative care has its limitations.

Euthanasia: Thoughts of a survivor

Denzil Benedict Menezes passed away six years ago from kidney cancer. Before he died, he wrote about why he believes euthanasia should not be made legal. This is Denzil’s story.

Opinion: Kyle MacDonald – My concerns over euthanasia in New Zealand

Should New Zealand allow those who are in pain to choose to end their lives?

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Health testing is under-funded and under-utilised in NZ

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says GPs should be funded to test for many things, including Vitamin D and free Triiodothyronine (fT3).

Opinion: Frances Everard – A bill providing leave after miscarriages should extend to abortion

Treating all pregnancy outcomes as a health issue, and thus equally deserving of leave, is a step in the right direction writes Frances Everard.


Opinion: Hope is the key

In an example of conventional medicine at its worst, a patient of mine recently had her beautiful hope dashed. This inspiring young mum of two...


Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the...

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...