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Bigger hit than under-6s: Less of a stuttering start for under-13s scheme

Bigger hit than under-6s: Less of a stuttering start for under-13s scheme
Wednesday 01 July 2015, 3:00PM

Greater Wellington has close to 100 per cent and overall the country has 96 per cent coverage as under-13s free care starts

College on the move

Wednesday 01 July 2015, 2:44PM

The college of GPs is upping sticks and moving to new premises after 20 years on The Terrace in Wellington

Depression damages parts of the brain, research concludes

Wednesday 01 July 2015, 12:39PM

A study published in Molecular Psychiatry yesterday has proved once and for all that recurrent depression shrinks the hippocampus

Revealed: Wellington lab tender documents

Wednesday 01 July 2015, 11:15AM

Key documents charting decisions over the Wellington labs tender are released in a bid for transparency

Health board quashes Amarsee’s charity fundraising efforts

Wednesday 01 July 2015, 10:21AM

A south Auckland pharmacy has been made to apologise to a patient after insisting she donate to a religious organisation in return for free prescriptions

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Un-Doctored

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EY becomes one of NZ’s largest health care advisors

Ernst & Young New Zealand Thursday 02 July 2015, 09:05AM

Get vaccinated before the flu gets you

Canterbury DHB Wednesday 01 July 2015, 04:06PM

Zero GP and Prescription Fees for Under 13s

West Coast DHB Wednesday 01 July 2015, 04:04PM

Spark Digital operates to fix the gap between urban and rural surgery

Spark Digital Wednesday 01 July 2015, 01:13PM
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"I'm no bureaucrat" - Behind the scenes with Chai Chuah

'I'm no bureaucrat' - Behind the scenes with Chai ChuahWednesday 24 June 2015, 3:28PM

Director-general Chai Chuah occupies arguably the most influential job in the New Zealand health system, but growing up he always wanted to be a clerk

Parnell popular hive for bees

Wednesday 10 June 2015, 1:57PM

Former Balmoral Doctors GP David Addis is all abuzz about the honeyed delights of backyard beekeeping

Home sweet health care home - Seeking a future place for general practice

Wednesday 27 May 2015, 11:47AM

Key people in primary care believe the future of general practice is to centre itself at the heart of a “health care home”. Virginia McMillan asks what this might mean

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Discovering meaning in numbers and reducing health inequalities

Discovering meaning in numbers and reducing health inequalitiesWednesday 24 June 2015, 3:58PM

Karo Data Management’s tag line, “making data meaningful”, is not just a marketing gimmick for owner-director Susan Iversen

New Houston Medical owner details marketing push in New Zealand

Wednesday 10 June 2015, 2:04PM

Houston Medical is scheduled for a major marketing push in the next 12 months, under the new leadership of former Australian GP Frank Pyefinch

Equal pay for equal work?

Wednesday 27 May 2015, 11:57AM

In a recent blog Wellington GP Emma Dunning takes close look at the RNZCGP’s 2014 Workforce Survey and finds some interesting comparisons

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Keeping tabs on election promises

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Budget 2015

Barbara FountainTuesday 12 May 2015, 11:38AM

Collecting Alliance Leadership Teams

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Ebola outbreak

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Ballot 2014

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Wanted: Fair relationship with no strings attached

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GPs discuss pros and pitfalls of practice ownership over dinner

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Mitchell & Webb: Doctor pranksters

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Friday Funny

When you're barely hanging on...

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Fly my pretty

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Colorado oncologist Ross Camidge on new ways of treating lung cancer

University of Colorado thoracic oncology leader Ross Camidge shares some treatment breakthroughs with new drugs that target specific molecules in cancer tumours

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Primary thinking: New ideas to meet health targets

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Alliancing in need of stocktake, as progress varies nationwide

Alliancing in need of stocktake, as progress varies nationwideWednesday 24 June 2015, 3:42PM

NZ Rural General Practice Network chair Sharon Hansen thinks it’s time the sector did a stocktake on progress with alliancing

Malaysia gets serious about tourism with medical perks abundant

Wednesday 10 June 2015, 2:09PM

Journalist Reynald Castaneda goes along to a tourism promotion with a healthcare twist

A manual for life: Atul Gawande finds optimism in mortality

Wednesday 27 May 2015, 11:52AM

Intensive care specialist and occasional blogger David Galler, who is working in Samoa, reflects from tropical climes on his hour in conversation with Atul Gawande at this month’s Auckland Writers Festival

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Many GPs still chafing over poor specialist access

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Living Well with Diabetes - draft plan for 2015-2020

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Report on Maternity 2012

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Implementing Medicines New Zealand 2015-2020

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A time to act, implementation solutions 22 May 2015

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