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Measles is more contagious than Covid-19, and the two recent cases should serve as a warning to the public and health authorities, an expert says.
A doctor from Auckland's Middlemore Hospital said while diverting patients and resources sounded "good in theory", there needed to be staff available to deliver that plan.
A new medical study found up to one in 50 young Pasifika in South Auckland may have rheumatic heart disease.
Auckland Council has approved a plan to collect $1.1 billion from developers in Drury over the next 30 years in the face of a warning developers may seek a judicial review.
A junior doctor's fight to be able to practise in New Zealand has paid off after changes by the Medical Council.
Middlemore Hospital has been involved in global research into a vaccine for pregnant mothers against the RSV virus.
South Auckland's poor 2018 census turnout could have cost the region $130m in health funding.
Bruce Botha will have to wait 37 weeks - almost nine months - for a specialist appointment about his debilitating spinal condition.
Former Labour MP Louisa Wall is understood to be thinking about running for Te Pāti Māori in Manurewa in this year's general election.
A Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa project is targeting adolescent obesity and giving young people the chance to undergo bariatric surgery.
The estimated cost of Watercare's rebuild after Cyclone Gabrielle and Auckland Anniversary flooding could now hit $460 million.
South Auckland GPs say they are concerned about their ability to cope as the annual flu season puts added pressure on an already under-strain sector.
National's Dr Shane Reti is calling on Te Whatu Ora to release a nationwide survey after leaks highlighted serious concerns about resourcing in Counties Manukau.
Only a fifth said they have the resources needed to perform their jobs.
A new report said Māori and Pacific people with mental health conditions were more likely to miss out on early interventions.
The report also highlighted ongoing shortages of nurses, pharmacists, social workers, physiotherapists and enhanced care paramedics.
People suspected of having cancer are facing delays in getting treatment in Counties Manukau, with the area's biggest health provider failing to meet its own targets.
New data from Te Whatu Ora shows 36 percent of Middlemore Hospital emergency department patients waited more than six hours to be seen in December.
Plans to redevelop a Māngere street decimated by floods does not appear to be going down too well with some of the affected residents.
Watercare has estimated the cost of the recovery from Cyclone Gabrielle and Auckland Anniversary flooding will come in at over $250 million.
Hundreds of redundancies among backroom staff will not reduce waiting times at Middlemore Hospital, National Party's health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says.
Waiting lists for a first specialist appointment have jumped by 46 percent in Counties Manukau.
Kāinga Ora will demolish a number of homes in Māngere that were damaged in the Auckland Anniversary Weekend flooding.
Middlemore Hospital has been identified as a 'hotspot' needing extra support before the winter flu season.
Bacterial disease leptospirosis is most commonly transmitted through animals, or contaminated soil and water.