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Changes At Wellington Hospital Since Man's Death

Changes At Wellington Hospital Since Man's Death

 - Relatives of an 82-year-old man who died of an aneurism were justified in their concern over his discharge from Wellington Hospital, but the hospital now had more resources for similar patients, a coroner's inquest has found.

Herpes Virus Breakthrough In Mouth Cancer Treatment

Doctors have used a genetically engineered herpes virus to help treat patients suffering from mouth, neck and head cancer.

Heart Care Services Still Not Up To Scratch, Study Finds

Heart Care Services Still Not Up To Scratch, Study Finds

Wellington, July 30 NZPA - Access to heart care services in New Zealand has shown little sign of improvement since 2002, according to a study published in the latest New Zealand Medical Journal.

Charity Touched By Surgeon's Generosity

Charity Touched By Surgeon's Generosity

When Auckland's Dr Percy Pease received US$10,000 from the international arm of Variety - The Children's Charity in 2008 as part of the Sir James Carreras award, it was due reward for the thousands of hours he has donated to the New Zealand chapter of the charity.

Cycling World Cup In Balance After Cameron Cole Breaks Wrist

Cycling World Cup In Balance After Cameron Cole Breaks Wrist

A small crash in the mud at Champry, Switzerland has left Maxxis-Rocky Mountain team rider Cameron Cole, 22, with a broken scaphoid in his right hand, derailing his UCI World Cup downhill campaign for 2010.

Sibling Scuppers Ioane's Season

Sibling Scuppers Ioane's Season

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

More Through Hospital Theatre Doors

The number of people receiving surgery at Waikato Hospital is set to rise with the opening of a new Elective Short Stay Surgical Unit on Monday.

Man Shot By Police Out Of Hospital And In Court

Man Shot By Police Out Of Hospital And In Court

Auckland, July 22 NZPA - The man shot by police in west Auckland on Sunday has been remanded in custody on several charges after a brief appearance in court today.

Court Appearance Follows New Lynn Firearms Incident

Court Appearance Follows New Lynn Firearms Incident

A 38-year-old man is appearing in the Henderson District Court this afternoon on three charges arising out of a firearms incident in West Auckland on Sunday night.

He's been charged with burglary, assault and using a firearm against a law enforcement officer.

Ryder Ruled Out Of Tri-Series

Ryder Ruled Out Of Tri-Series

Wellington, July 21 NZPA - Injury-prone New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been ruled out of next month's one-day international tri-series Sri Lanka because of an elbow injury.