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Masterton Medical gear replaced after fire, stolen in double burglary

Masterton Medical gear replaced after fire, stolen in double burglary
Wednesday 22 October 2014, 3:29PM

A medical centre which moved to new premises after a fire in February has now been burgled twice in three days

Pandemic Group meeting to discuss infectious disease threats

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 10:41PM

The Inter-Agency Pandemic Group will be meeting in Wellington tomorrow to discuss emerging infectious disease threats, including Ebola readiness activities.

Take a look at…two articles on Ebola

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 4:50PM

Two articles from the New Yorker magazine provide complementary reading on Ebola

MRI service for Blenheim

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 1:04PM

Blenheim is expected to have a public MRI service from early next year

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New medical centre opens in south Auckland

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 12:40PM

Family-owned business, Nirvana Medical, has opened a new practice in Takanini, south Auckland



Un-edited statements from the health sector and beyond

Agencies well prepared in case of Ebola

The Minister of HealthWednesday 22 October 2014, 4:24PM

Agencies well prepared in case of Ebola

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 4:21PM

Port Underwood closed for shellfish gathering

Nelson Marlborough District Health BoardWednesday 22 October 2014, 4:08PM

MRI Blenheim

Nelson Marlborough DHBWednesday 22 October 2014, 1:02PM

National Radon Action Week Oct. 20-26th

Press Release AwarenessWednesday 22 October 2014, 12:11PM

Featured Stories

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Postcards from the Edge: No funding, no PHO, no reason?

Postcards from the Edge: No funding, no PHO, no reason?Wednesday 22 October 2014, 4:18PM

Competition can be fierce for capitation funding. But, in south-east Auckland, a large practice that has been a frequent target of complaints from neighbouring practices finds itself shut out by all the local PHOs. Reynald Castaneda charts the history of Community Medical Centre Dannemora using letters, emails and reports obtained under the Official Information Act

AUDIT BLUES - Small hospitals feel the pinch

Thursday 09 October 2014, 11:43AM

It’s 13 years since private companies took over auditing of health facilities and an industry has grown up around compliance certification.

Accidental academic

Wednesday 24 September 2014, 3:33PM

From a southern farm to academic leadership in multicultural east Auckland, Ngaire Kerse recounts her journey to Cliff Taylor, and reveals why the life of a humble country GP still holds an allure

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In Business

Business articles from the latest issue of New Zealand Doctor...and more

Network’s big aspirations to do more for Pacific peoples

Network’s big aspirations to do more for Pacific peoplesThursday 09 October 2014, 2:02PM

A new network of Auckland general practices and social services targeting Pacific people has an eye on expansion

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Extension for Wanaka facility as practices continue to grow

Wednesday 24 September 2014, 3:28PM

Three years after a multimillion-dollar integrated family health centre opened in Wanaka, construction has begun on a $1 million extension.

Financial advice needed when buying in general practice

Wednesday 10 September 2014, 4:51PM

Finance and running a business were key topics at the GP South CME conference in Dunedin last month. Reynald Castaneda report on some of the advice


Extra Coverage

A little extra on hot topics

Keeping tabs on election promises

New Zealand DoctorWednesday 24 September 2014, 11:50AM

Collecting Alliance Leadership Teams

Barbara FountainThursday 28 August 2014, 2:00PM

Ebola outbreak

Ruth BrownTuesday 12 August 2014, 10:07AM

Ballot 2014

NZD TeamMonday 11 August 2014, 12:00AM

Equity and child poverty

Ruth BrownTuesday 24 June 2014, 11:21AM

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Neil Jarvis, product manager for Pradaxa at Boehringer Ingelheim, talks about his past time of BASE jumping

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Ideas, observations and a few curly questions from invited bloggers

Emma Dunning

The naming of sexual organs can be a delicate matter

By Emma Dunning Tuesday 21 October 2014, 10:26AM Comments 0
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An intellectually impaired robot leaves elder-care funding under question

By Jim Vause Monday 20 October 2014, 11:57AM Comments 0
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Hypochondria test - QI episode

By Funny bone Monday 20 October 2014, 11:30AM Comments 0
Barbara Docherty

Pink commercial fluff muffles message on metastatic cancer

By Barbara Docherty Thursday 16 October 2014, 11:09AM Comments 1

Tandem-trekking GP couple fundraise for MS

By Rachel Wattie Wednesday 15 October 2014, 11:59AM Comments 0

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Bringing back the medieval guilds

Bringing back the medieval guildsWednesday 22 October 2014, 4:31PM

Looking to shift focus from dirty politics to values

Thursday 09 October 2014, 1:58PM

The political campaigning is over but questions remain. Doug Sellman, professor of psychiatry and addiction medicine at the University of Otago, Christchurch, was one of the public health researchers targeted by the Whale Oil blog, an incident covered in Nicky Hager’s book Dirty Politics

An ordinary GP reflects on prostate screening

Wednesday 24 September 2014, 3:30PM

I feel the medical profession has dug itself into a hole with the prostate screening issue and doesn’t know how to extricate itself.

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Poll Blog

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Springtime lifts spirits but leaves many GPs cold

Wednesday 24 September 2014, 3:41PM Comments 0

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Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak: results of a case control study, second interim report

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