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Special WW100 Anzac Day sparks loyalty in Defence health personnel

Special WW100 Anzac Day sparks loyalty in Defence health personnel
Friday 24 April 2015, 4:28PM

Defence Force health personnel will be involved in commemorative events both at home and abroad as the centenary of Anzac Day dawns tomorrow

Lessons learnt after glucose meter uproar, says Pharmaco CEO

Friday 24 April 2015, 12:47PM

Peter Dunne joined about 60 people to celebrate the opening of Pharmaco’s refurbished head office in Auckland yesterday

Waitemata DHB looks to consultants to shape its 10-year plan

Friday 24 April 2015, 9:48AM

Waitemata DHB is tendering for an outside consultant to draw up its health services plan for the next 10 years

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Study on weight-loss programmes ‘meaningless’, says obesity campaigner

Friday 24 April 2015, 9:40AM

An anti-obesity campaigner is highly sceptical of a weight-loss study recommending Jenny Craig and WeightWatchers

Take a look at.... the evaluation of MidCentral and West Coast DHBs' business cases

Thursday 23 April 2015, 4:07PM

You’ve asked, so now we’re making public the evaluation of MidCentral and West Coast DHBs’ business cases

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NZ USAR team to Nepal

Minister of foreign affairs Murray McCullyMonday 27 April 2015, 11:17PM

New laboratory service for lower North Island

Wairarapa, Hutt and Capital & Coast DHBs Friday 24 April 2015, 4:54PM

Christchurch medic remembers great-great uncle on the Western Front

Royal New Zealand Navy Friday 24 April 2015, 4:07PM

Rural communities to benefit from alliance with Wireless Nation

Wireless NationFriday 24 April 2015, 1:07PM
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Owaka’s gem: Solo GP Alison Cook

Owaka’s gem: Solo GP  Alison CookThursday 16 April 2015, 3:35PM

A locum accustomed to urban UK medical centres has thrived on the variety and continuity of rural general practice. Liane Topham-Kindley goes south for a heart-to-heart with a GP who loves to be part of patients’ evolving stories

Lab firms in grip of contract uncertainty

Tuesday 07 April 2015, 9:47AM

Laboratory services provide important data for millions of healthcare decisions, yet every few years the sector’s foundations are rocked by the tender process. Reynald Castaneda dug around to discover the effects, the rationale – and the alternatives

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Northland: Road trip through a land of poverty and plenty

Friday 20 March 2015, 10:29AM

Northland really is another country. From the moment you reach the crest of the tortuous road up the Brynderwyns and see the Whangarei Heads nosing out into Bream Bay and the uncountable bush-clad volcanic hills stretching into the hazy distance beyond, you know you are in for an adventure.

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Million-dollar med centre planned for small Otago community

Million-dollar med centre planned for small Otago communityThursday 16 April 2015, 4:11PM

Palmerston GP Campbell Murdoch believes plans for a new million-dollar medical centre for the small Otago township will make a huge difference to the practice’s ability to help train young doctors and nurses.

Top practice team shows heart for patients and community

Tuesday 07 April 2015, 12:57PM

Raglan’s West Coast Health Clinic has won boasting rights as the best rural general practice team in the country

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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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Jim Vause

TURP in time?

By Jim Vause Friday 24 April 2015, 1:53PM Comments 0
 
Friday Funny

What does it mean to give more than 100 per cent?

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Jodi Mitchell

What is the potential of data?

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Barbara Docherty

Lest we forget the forgotten women

By Barbara Docherty Thursday 23 April 2015, 10:34AM Comments 0
 

Wellington begins Anzac remembrance with vintage military parade

By Virginia McMillan Friday 24 April 2015, 3:39PM Comments 0
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David Galler talks about his mother's end of life care

In this video from the Health Quality and Safety Commission, intensive care specialist David Galler talks about how he and his family worked with health care professionals to honour the wishes of his mother, Zofia Galler, at the end of her life.

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Primary thinking: Shelley Frost

It's more than a decade since PHOs were established - this could be a good time to review how they work, GPNZ chair Shelley Frost suggests.

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Looking for an IPIFany: Making IPIF more than another acronym

Looking for an IPIFany: Making IPIF more than another acronymThursday 16 April 2015, 4:09PM

Wellington GP Richard Tyler is co-chair of the Joint Project Steering Group for the Integrated Performance and Incentive Framework. He writes, in a personal capacity, about progress with the framework

Medical marijuana: Dunne says his job is "to do no harm"

Tuesday 07 April 2015, 12:47PM

There’s a new cannabis-based drug on the way, but it won’t be here for a while yet. Epidiolex is being trialled in the US and Australia, associate health minister Peter Dunne told New Zealand Doctor.

The contract that keeps on taking: Zero hours for zero pay (1)

Friday 20 March 2015, 1:40PM

Zero-hour contracts, where the employer does not have to offer work but conversely the employee does not have to accept it, may be upon us.

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GP leaders sceptical as poll paints positive staff picture

Thursday 16 April 2015, 4:29PM Comments 0
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Director of Proceedings v Campbell: 2015- NZHRRT 10

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Medical Council of New Zealand statement on advertising Feb 2015

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PHO Alliance - A time to act 17 Feb 2015

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