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High priced healthy food demands supermarket duopoly dumped - HCA

New Zealand is caught in a tailspin of rising food prices until the supermarket duopoly is broken up to stop excessive profits dictating who can afford healthy food Health Coalition Aotearoa says.

Choose well for health care this Easter - Hawke's Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay health officials are reminding people to choose well for health care this Easter holiday period, make sure prescriptions are up-to-date and be COVID responsible by staying vigilant and sticking to the basics.

Using artificial intelligence to diagnose cancer

Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington PhD graduate Dr Qurrat Ul Ain has developed an artificial intelligence programme that could help diagnose skin cancer, using just a photograph.

MidCentral DHB offers grocery vouchers for return of pulse oximeters

The MidCentral District Health Board has put a call out today for the public to return any loaned pulse oximeters to DHB drop off points in exchange for a $20 grocery voucher.

Expert advice sought on long-term health challenges

Expressions of interest open today for a new Public Health Advisory Committee of up to seven members who will tackle existing and future health issues affecting New Zealanders.

Supporting GPs during the Omicron outbreak - Waikato DHB

GPs have been supporting around 15% more patients each day during the Omicron outbreak with new systems in place to help ensure patients are prioritised in line with their clinical need.

Radiation oncology facility construction underway

Crown funding has been approved to build a radiation oncology facility at Whangarei Hospital. The new facility will expand the Jim Carney Cancer Treatment Centre (JCCTC).

Mental health and addiction community workforce 'side-lined' by DHB nurses pay equity deal

Community-based mental health, addiction support workers and clinical staff are struggling to understand why they won’t be receiving the same pay rise as their DHB Nursing and mental health assistant counterparts.

Initiative 'helping offer new opportunities' for Maori and Pasifika healthcare workers

Over the past year, Aotearoa has been through a vaccination drive like never before.