+That's Interesting

+That's Interesting

The Hokianga Health Trust has long stood out as a success story in the delivery of health services to a poor, largely rural area. Greg Meylan asks why the trust is so reluctant to join the growing list of PHOs

Official  documents released this week show the Southern District Health Board should never have closed the Lumsden primary birthing clinic and the service ought to be restored, the trust which operated the clinic says

As we draw ever closer to election day on 12 December, politics and propaganda are dominating the news. Aside from Brexit, promises about the NHS have been at the forefront of the parties’ tactics to curry favour with the general public

Rebecca Gosling had a "perfect" plan for the birth of her second child but a staff shortage at her regional hospital, weeks before her due date, has seen it all come undone

Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has admitted that the Scottish Government “could have done more” to avoid the problems that led rural and remote GPs feeling sidelined by the profession’s new contract

A Croydon doctor has started rapping about several issues affecting society and people's health in the hope he can make a difference

A Japanese department store where staff could wear badges if they were on their period has said it will "rethink" that policy

In Texas and in most other states it is legal for medical students to perform medically unnecessary pelvic exams on women who are unconscious and who did not give meaningful consent for the exam beforehand

The last pill mill doctor in Scioto County is headed to prison, joining several practitioners and business owners who pushed the rural community to the forefront of the state’s opioid crisis

Almost a quarter of young people are so dependent on their smartphones that it becomes like an addiction, suggests research by psychiatrists.