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After round one of the health reform bill in the House, its backers send the legislation off for public consultation
In just over a week, GPs, other doctors and nurse practitioners will be legally permitted to start responding to patients’ requests for help to die
The Auckland wrangle over GP involvement in care of community COVID-19 cases has been resolved, but the question of funding may yet flare up.
The risks posed by New Zealand’s expanding COVID-19 epidemic meant Pharmac needed to move faster than its normal processes permit in deciding to fund a new medicine for the disease, says the agency’s new chief medical officer.
Māori practices and providers see patients’ vaccination data as essential for their COVID-19 outreach programmes, and one provider is heading to the High Court to fight for it
Justine Thorpe has been promoted to chief executive of Wellington regional PHO Tū Ora Compass Health.
Auckland’s primary mental healthcare expansion has been slowed so it doesn’t get ahead of the rest of New Zealand
Preliminary plans in Auckland for managing COVID-19 in the community are starting to fall into place as case numbers in the region rise sharply
Stage one of Hawke’s Bay GP Tony Edwards’ succession plan has come into effect and he hopes stage two is on track.