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Health unions are furious at WorkSafe's decision not to investigate how seven nurses caught Covid-19 at Waitākere Hospital. Audio
Health worker unions are furious Worksafe is refusing to investigate how seven Waitakere Hospital nurses were infected with Covid-19.
Worksafe says the Waitemataa DHB has already investigated and… Audio
Public health units confronting the pandemic are in crisis because they don't have enough doctors.
Funding for training new doctors is so limited, applicants have had to be turned away.
RNZ's Phil… Audio
Public health specialists are warning the pandemic has exposed a 'massive and hugely problematic shortfall' in investment.
This warning comes in a letter to the Prime Minister sent early this month… Audio
Dr Tuipoloa Opetaia Aati, a junior doctor at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland joins us to talk about why he uses his mother tongue - Samoan - in his professional life. Audio
We ask Dr Baker where we are up to with our national fight against Covid-19 Audio
It's hoped New Zealand efforts to flatten the Covid-19 curve will translate into a milder flu season this winter.
A group of government and business representatives will deliver a blueprint on how a trans-Tasman bubble could work early next month.
It is hoped New Zealand efforts to flatten the Covid-19 curve, will translate into a milder flu season this winter.
But experts warn unlike Covid-19, influenza is already present and cannot be… Audio
The University of Auckland is considering moving domestic students out of halls of residence to make way for returning international students that need to be quarantined.
Scientists in New Zealand are already making good progress in Covid-19 vaccine research, University of Otago associate professor James Ussher says. Audio
Consultations with doctors over the phone or by Zoom have proven much more convenient for some and GPs are arguing they should remain, but not in all cases. Audio
New Zealand does not have a single person in hospital with Covid-19, as the country marks five consecutive days without a new case. Video
The Covid-19 crisis forced GPs to quickly adapt their methods, with remote consultations the new standard practice. But as restrictions are eased, will we go back to visiting the doctor in person?
While Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease domestically, fully opening up to the rest of the world largely hinges on the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus.
Yesterday the government… Audio
Māori fishing companies have slashed the prices of some of their top quality products by up to 70 percent for iwi to help support whanau during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sealord has contributed more… Audio
A bill banning smoking in cars carrying children has passed its final reading with support from all parties.
Late last night, a bill banning smoking in cars with children inside passed its final reading and will become law. The bill, which Labour's Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa says has been a… Audio
No new cases of Covid-19 were reported, the government funded vaccine research, Dr Bloomfield was confident of contact tracing, and Tourism Holdings cut 140 jobs.
A Covid-19 vaccine is the Everest of medicine, and the race is on to beat corporate interests to the top of the mountain, Professor Graham Le Gros from Malaghan Institute says. Audio