Sponsored: Why humans need optimal daily doses of vitamin C

John Appleton points out that humans are one of the very few species that don’t produce their own vitamin C – yet it is vital to our health and wellbeing.

Sponsored: Empathy, culture and kindness – the quest for healthier communities

It’s going to take a groundswell of change to inject the empathy and values-based leadership that is so desperately needed in society. Jude Barback talks to Anah Aikman, the founder of Changing Lenses, about how we can achieve this change in our communities.

Sponsored: Medication fridges that call you for help?

It’s true. They can now tell you what is going on: new technology keeps them on guard 24/7.

Sponsored: NZTC support for health and wellbeing students filled with heart

Health and Wellbeing Program Manager Mandi Smith shares the heart that the NZTC team puts into supporting students spread across New Zealand during their studies.

Sponsored: Remote radiology service offers treatment for waiting lists

Sponsored Article A virtual radiology service being set up by SEQURE Health could double the capacity of District Health Boards to read X-rays, CT Scans, MRI Scans and Ultrasounds. The service will see radiologists reporting on...

Sponsored: Healthcare Assistant graduates care with Vision, Heart, Competence and Spirit

New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) is making its mark on the healthcare sector with Health and Wellbeing Level 3 and Level 4 students graduating with relevant skills and knowledge grounded in the college values. 

Sponsored: Follow your passion: Study health

Sponsored Article If you are someone who aspires to work in a health-related career, or you already do and are looking to advance your knowledge further, the University of Canterbury have undergraduate and postgraduate health...

Sponsored: New Zealand on the lookout for nurses

New Zealand needs nurses and midwives to fill shortages and meet the needs of a growing, older population. OET can help international nurses and midwives meet the needs of the healthcare industry.

sponsored: In the event of an emergency – are you prepared?

We generally don’t like to think about worst-case scenarios, about how our rest home or hospital would cope in a fire or earthquake. Getting out of a multi-storey building in an emergency situation is a frightening enough prospect for able-bodied people, let alone for the elderly or disabled.


More than just a ‘pill for every ill’

Dr Tracy Chandler (a.k.a. Dr Wellness) says we need to move beyond the current ‘pill for every ill’ model of general practice to a more patient-centred integrative approach.


Sponsored: Why the mitochondria are becoming the next big health topic

Health consumers are increasingly aware of the importance of cellular dysfunction when it comes to healthy aging and managing health issues