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Provincial Centres Struggle To Attract Doctors

Provincial Centres Struggle To Attract Doctors

Wellington, Oct 11 NZPA - New Zealand is facing a doctor shortage crisis as the country continues to haemorrhage locally trained physicians in large numbers to more lucrative jobs overseas, the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) says.

A Call To Arms For The Modern Gentleman

Movember registrations are now open for the fifth year running for those man enough to lend their face to the cause.

Movember recognises that a true gentleman is rare indeed. They do exist, but in today's world they can often be hard to spot.

Contraceptive Implant Demand Exhausts Supply

Contraceptive Implant Demand Exhausts Supply

Wellington, Oct 11 NZPA - New Zealand women have rushed to use a new government-funded contraceptive implant, exhausting in three weeks the supply that was meant to last a year.

NZ Doctor Numbers In 'Parlous State'

NZ Doctor Numbers In 'Parlous State'

Wellington, Oct 11 NZPA - New Zealand is facing a doctor shortage crisis as the country continues to haemorrhage locally trained physicians in large numbers to more lucrative jobs overseas, the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) says.

DHB Election Shows Concern About Cuts In Health

DHB Election Shows Concern About Cuts In Health

The Capital and Coast District Health Board has elected two new members, sending a clear message of concern from Wellingtonians that cuts in health spending are hurting. David Choat is one of two newly elected members of the Board and stood under the banner of Care not Cuts.

Martin Gallagher Tops Poll, Four New Board Members

Four new members are on the Waikato DHB board.

Top polling candidate was former Hamilton West MP Martin Gallagher while former board member Ewan Wilson returns to the board after a four year gap.

Sitting members Jack Havill and Ted Armstrong were unsuccessful.

The Flawed Guru - Technology Part 5

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Tauranga Hospital Closes Autopsy Room

Tauranga Hospital Closes Autopsy Room

Auckland, Oct 9 NZPA - Autopsies will no longer carried out at Tauranga Hospital after the Ministry of Justice failed to organise a new service, says the Bay of Plenty District Health Board.

Media Briefing: Autopsy Services Cease From Tauranga Hospital Facility

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has been responsible for coronial post mortems since 1858 and this includes responsibility to ensure that post mortems are conducted in a specialised environment to reduce the increased health risks pathologists and mortuary attendants are exposed to from this aspect

Delays By Ministry Of Justice Results In Autopsy Room Closure

CEO of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board Phil Cammish said today that the failure by Ministry of Justice officials to complete the agreed actions from a hui held in January this year, has necessitated the closure of the autopsy room at Tauranga Hospital.