The 6th National Report of the Australian and New Zealand Audits of Surgical Mortality (ANZASM) was released today by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), highlighting a significant drop in the number of adverse events due to issues with health care.
New Zealand Nurses Organisation members will be among thousands marching in 34 locations around the country this weekend, for a safer climate and better health outcomes.
The 2015 NMDHB Quality Account ‘Healthcare Initiatives in Nelson Marlborough’ will be officially launched in Nelson and Wairau on Thursday 3 December.
Waitemata DHB is warning the public of synthetic cannabinoids’ dangerous effects and the risks that people take by using these drugs.
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says a new guideline will help to support General Practitioners in adopting delayed or no antibiotic prescribing strategies for patients with self-limiting respiratory tract infections.
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says an electronic decision support tool will help General Practitioners improve the detection and management of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
University students who have a greater "fear of missing out" (FoMO) are much more likely to experience negative consequences from drinking alcohol, new University of Otago psychology research suggests.
Taranaki DHB is supporting the week of White Ribbon Day, Wednesday 25 November, with a number of displays at Taranaki Base Hospital, including three 18-metre white ribbons outside the main entrance of Taranaki Base Hospital and two exhibitions in the main foyer.
Exceptionally high rates of Maori SUDI (Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy) have prompted a call to action hui being held at Whangaehu Marae, at Whangaehu this Thursday 26 November.
A school girl who knows what it is like to be in hospital has spent hours making fairy dresses for Christchurch Hospital Children’s Activity Room.
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