Featured, Partners in Care
A powerful and moving speech from Te Rina Ruru was the focus of a grand round at Bay of Plenty District Health Board last week.
17 Apr 2019, Primary Care
West Coast Primary Health Organisation (PHO) has partnered with Māori health and social services provider, Poutini Waiora, in a project to improve outcomes for targeted Buller Medical Māori and Pacific clients with diabetes.
9 Apr 2019
A healthy 50-year-old man and father of three was symptom free but proceeded with a PSA test. The results were slightly high, so he went for a biopsy. During the biopsy he got an infection which caused a stroke due to a septic embolus, and he lost f
9 Apr 2019
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is partnering with ACC and the Major Trauma National Clinical Network, with a focus on reducing trauma deaths. The main cause of major trauma is road traffic crashes and falls, followed by assaults.
5 Apr 2019
One in 10 Kiwis don’t feel comfortable asking their doctor about whether a treatment or test is necessary, a survey by Consumer NZ and the Council of Medical Colleges has found.
Heather Gunter shares the story of her son Matthew's death, following surgery to remove his appendix.
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