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A bowel cancer screening error affected 12,500 more people than earlier revealed, with 30 of them developing cancer.
Kobe Brown lost vision in his right eye in September 2015 after waiting a year for a follow-up eye appointment that he should have received within six months.
Margaret Wilson has been named as the chair of the independent panel set up to resolve the impasse over nurses' pay.
Health authorities are urging anyone with measles symptoms to phone but not visit their family doctor.
District health boards in Auckland and Northland warned the current and former health ministers about the poor state of hospital buildings in the region.
It's taken more than two years for health authorities to send an apology to the family of a man hit by a resthome worker.
A rest home worker convicted of assaulting an elderly dementia patient may face further legal action.
Health officials are warning that district health board deficits could hit $225 million if nurses accept a proposed deal.
The latest version of the flu vaccine has arrived in the country from Europe and experts are encouraging people to have their annual flu jab early.
MPs have been urged today to provide wider legal protection for medicinal cannabis use than is currently proposed.
About eight lives have already been saved in Hutt Valley and Wairarapa by bowel screening, according to experts.
Some Waikato health board staff felt intimidated by former chief executive Nigel Murray, and those who confronted him over his spending showed real courage.
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.
A mother who was left to give birth to her stillborn baby without her midwife present has had her complaint upheld.
Emergency doctors are calling for major improvements to the care of those with acute mental and behavioural conditions.
The Cancer Society says 2500 more New Zealanders would have survived cancer if they had lived in Australia.
Thousands of patients who've had open-heart surgery and a device implanted over the past four years are being told to look out for signs of infection.
A boy was left blind in one eye about a year after an optometrist diagnosed lazy eye and prescribed glasses.
Waikato District Health Board could drop a contentious policy requiring un-immunised staff to wear a mask when treating patients.
Terminally ill people who possess and use illicit cannabis will be protected from prosecution under legislation introduced today.
The departing head of Wellington's deeply-indebted district health board says tight funding has forced it to become highly efficient.
Auckland researchers believe they have found one of the changes in the brain that results in Huntington's Disease. Video, Audio
Women taking the breast cancer drug Herceptin have similar survival rates regardless of whether they take it for nine weeks or a year, a study has revealed.
The Health Minister told Morning Report that Chai Chuah had decided it was time for new ideas and leadership. Audio
People who are willing and able to donate a kidney or part of a liver will receive financial help from tomorrow.