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Hawke’s Bay Health Awards recognise key innovations

A gynaecological outpatient clinic has taken out the supreme accolade at last night's Hawke's Bay Health Awards.

Scalp cooling testing underway to help cancer patients keep their hair

Losing your hair may no longer be a fear for breast cancer patients as a pilot gets underway in Nelson testing new technology.

Rural patients receiving speech therapy online

Telehealth via an online app is helping Waikato speech therapists save travel time and increase support to rural patients

A cut above the rest

The country’s first registered nurse first surgical assistant graduates not only have a hands-on role at the operating table but also before and after their patient is wheeled into theatre. Nursing Review finds out more.

New genetic screening technology improving odds of getting pregnant

New technology now being offered in New Zealand could improve the chance of women in their late 30s getting pregnant using IVF by up to 25 per cent, a new study has shown.

Top tertiary teacher – adding humanity into teaching medicine

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.

Groundbreaking surgery bringing back smiles

Staci Chappell is looking forward to smiling on her wedding day thanks to a groundbreaking surgical technique.

After-hours telehealth advice sees stroke interventions double

A Wellington telestroke pilot– offering expert after-hours advice to regional hospitals – has seen a dramatic increase in clot-busting interventions being offered to stroke patients.

Life stories and staff numbers the keys to person-centred care for older people

To deliver person-centred care to frail older people you need to know their life story, gerontology nurse leader Dr Kathy Peri tells Nursing Review. And you also need management support and enough staff and time.

Nurses in the playground

FIONA CASSIE finds out more about the debate and new initiatives for nurses in primary schools from Kaitaia to Aranui.

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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...

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