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A new study suggests cycling safety is lagging behind cycling promotion.
Resthomes say they are exhausted by the constant struggle to find nurses to replace those they lose to better paid jobs in public hospitals.
District health boards are accusing the junior doctors' union of making statements in public and to its members that are inaccurate and misleading and or deceptive. Audio
Some senior doctors are calling for an end to the row between junior doctors and district health boards, saying each strike is more damaging to patient care and is unacceptable.
The Ministry of Health was warned four years ago about a risk that people would unknowingly miss out on a bowel cancer screening programme, but did little about it until late last year.
Public hospitals reported more than 500 adverse events in the past year, including cases relating to maternity and cancer.
Some prostate cancer patients are waiting up to five months for surgery, a national snapshot by RNZ based on official figures shows.
It will be New Zealand's most vulnerable patients who suffer over Northland's capped funding increases, the College of GPs president says.
The Health Minister says DHBs face a combined deficit of $117m for the year, higher than had been expected. Audio
The Northland DHB is refusing to submit its annual report to the Ministry of Health unless it gets more funding. Audio
Doctors want the Health Ministry to stop demanding deficit cuts at Canterbury District Health Board, saying it cannot be done without cutting services. Audio
Whanganui DHB chief executive Julie Patterson is stepping down in October.
More than 70,000 Aucklanders left their district health board voting pages blank or voted incorrectly in recent local body elections.
A district health board member is joining calls for a national inquiry into mental health services, following questions about Ross Bremner's care. Audio
Māori health providers say more Māori medical staff are needed if the woeful cancer rate is to improve.