Health students, researchers and educators will soon start using a new joint post-quake facility to boost health training and research collaboration in Christchurch.
A $16.7m funding grant to boost the number of Auckland detox beds from 20 to 30 is welcomed by drug and alcohol practitioners but they says beds are only part of the answer.
Fast efficient teamwork is critical if an open heart surgery patient goes into cardiac arrest and a Waikato simulation training programme is dedicated to training teams to do just that.
An innovative toolkit providing family-focused tips and resources for parents affected by mental health or addicction is now available online.
Poor use of oxygen therapy for a patient with severe respiratory failure highlighted weaknesses in respiratory protocols, doctor communication and nursing care, a Health and Disability investigation has found.
Six primary care provider teams are about to embark on a year of improvement as Whakakotahi 2018 kicks off.