+That's Interesting

+That's Interesting

GPs in England are being given permission to prescribe patients "social" activities, such as dance classes, to tackle loneliness

A new move to address NZ's teen suicide rates could soon be seen in schools and clinics

Doctors are being told to adopt a new policy of writing letters that are easier for patients to understand

Scientists believe they have found a reliable way to transform donor blood into the universal type needed for safe, emergency blood transfusions

Readers believe health money is distributed unfairly due to media coverage of funding decisions, new University of Otago research suggests

A former Oamaru doctor who touched an intellectually disabled patient inappropriately over several years has been sentenced at the Timaru District Court this morning

Experimental gene therapies have yielded promising results in early trials. But the drugs have left some patients wary, worried that success will not last.

England’s most senior GP has quit after it emerged he had posted provocative comments under a pseudonym on a news website for GPs, including a remark suggesting doctors should be pleased to see small practices shut down

A spat over funding for a rural health advocacy and policy group has the Government and National at odds over who cares more for farmers
 

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly