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The New Zealand Nurses' Organisation (NZNO) and District Health Boards plan to use bargaining after failing to meet a consensus over the collective agreement put forward for nurses, healthcare assistants and midwives.
In a town where the perfectly fit and able have to park right outside their destination, imagine the parking problems a new health hub is going to have.
A disabled Wellington man injured in a diving accident had his ACC support cut off seven years ago. For many disabled Kiwis ACC is not available because there was no accident. In part two of a three-part series Cate Broughton examines how we treat those with disabilities â with and without ACC.
A Kiwi breakthrough could be instrumental in developing a universal flu vaccine that lasts up to five years and saves thousands of lives and billions of dollars.
Healthcare IT companies have raised the alarm that up to 800,000 Aucklanders may have had their privacy breached as their medical records were copied into a new electronic database.
ManawatÅ« people bereaved by suicide or living with mental health trauma are insulted they were not allowed to speak to an inquiry launched in Palmerston North.
Bronwyn Ngatai doesn't want to see her boy back in the cells because of a lack of help for his attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Five years after four teenage girls from Flaxmere tragically took their own lives, a suicide prevention plan will be presented to the local council for endorsement.
An Auckland hospital has started monitoring children's weight in an effort to combat a growing rate of obesity.
EDITORIAL: There are some subjects political rivals should be above using for point-scoring purposes with potential voters, firstly because the focus should be on those affected, no matter who is in Government, and secondly because the appropriate way to handle them should not be a political issue.
Every morning, Christchurch man Mike Harry sits down for breakfast: three eggs, six rashers of bacon and half an avocado.
The "appalling third world conditions" of Auckland's state housing are making children chronically sick, a leading doctor says.
The family of a Blenheim toddler who had surgery at Nelson Hospital are frustrated they weren't told they needed to stay in the city for a week.