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'This is not a tragedy. It's a massacre'

13 Aug, 2017 3:25pm
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  • 11 Aug, 2017 8:00pm
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Detector dogs were brought in last week after it was suspected someone had drugs on site
  • 9 Aug, 2017 9:15am
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More than 700 surgeries have been postponed as hospitals struggle to cope with demand.
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  • 4 Aug, 2017 10:52am
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Prostate cancer sufferers among those missing out on operations.
  • 25 Jul, 2017 1:03pm
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Mental health patients are being secluded at high rates despite targets to reduce hours.
  • 24 Jul, 2017 7:00am
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Multiple sclerosis advocate says figures reveal a major shortage of neurologists.
  • 20 Jul, 2017 11:28am
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Japanese government data shows more than 10,000 people were restrained in one year alone.
  • 17 Jul, 2017 8:00am
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Could your future surgery be done by robots?
  • 13 Jul, 2017 10:00am
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Just about the end of the road as Peters tour heads off snow on Napier-Taupo road.
  • 13 Jul, 2017 5:00am
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The family of a young Kiwi who died in a Japanese hospital are demanding change.
  • 6 Jul, 2017 6:21pm
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Mental health managers say the care of intellectually disabled has reached "crisis point".
  • 26 Jun, 2017 5:00am
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A motorist who woke to find himself impaled on a fence post tried not to "freak out".
  • 25 Jun, 2017 5:00am
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OIA documents show a breakdown in communication in handling of Auckland typhoid outbreak.
  • 8 Jun, 2017 5:00am
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A test being developed by "world class" Kiwi researchers could save hospitals millions.
  • 24 May, 2017 5:59pm
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Aupito Pupu Lolesio was refused an ambulance after suffering a gash in a fall.
  • 12 May, 2017 2:01am
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Thousands of lives may have been saved by a six-hour wait time target for hospital EDs.
  • 2 May, 2017 6:20pm
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A baby who was not expected to live after open-heart surgeries has started school.
  • 28 Apr, 2017 5:00am
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Super bug threat needs strong response, microbiologists say.
  • 27 Apr, 2017 5:09pm
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Waikato Hospital is on notice over its training accreditation in orthopaedics.
  • 27 Apr, 2017 5:00am
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A scathing report has slammed New Zealand for its overuse of solitary confinement.
  • 16 Apr, 2017 6:28pm
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Fundraising page set up for family of man hit on pedestrian crossing.
  • 16 Apr, 2017 5:30am
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The London High Court ruled this week that it was time to let baby Charlie Gard die.
  • 31 Mar, 2017 4:20pm
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Christine Brown has been bullied all her life. She's hoping to see that stop.
  • 31 Mar, 2017 5:00am
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An Auckland woman has married her sweetheart while waiting for double organ transplant.
  • 28 Mar, 2017 3:37pm
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Hospitals around the country are seeing record numbers of emergency department patients.
  • 27 Mar, 2017 8:24pm
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This hospital says it's never treated so many as emergency department numbers tick up.
  • 27 Mar, 2017 9:47am
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Australia has had an outbreak of tuberculosis after a doctor wrongly diagnosed a case.
  • 17 Mar, 2017 12:25pm
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COMMENT: Wilson Parking collected $98m from its New Zealand parking facilities last year.
  • 16 Mar, 2017 3:57pm
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A petition is calling for a change to how hospital parking is handled.
  • 12 Mar, 2017 5:00am
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Microwave imaging could soon be available for breast screening to detect cancer.
  • 11 Mar, 2017 4:52pm
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Auckland may be in its worst water crisis for 23 years — but it seems someone forgot to tell the council's development arm, Panuku.
  • 6 Mar, 2017 5:00am
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Three-year-old Lily-Grace is knocking off the milestones in spite of dark prognosis.
  • 4 Mar, 2017 5:00am
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A couple disguised themselves as hospital staff and visitors to schools before going on a $50,000 spending spree with stolen credit cards.
  • 26 Feb, 2017 11:00pm
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Starship nurse recounts highs and lows, as part of hospital's 25th birthday.
  • 25 Feb, 2017 6:15am
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The heartbroken mum of a baby who died of respiratory failure wants answers after she says only one of eight GP practices referred son to hospital.
  • 20 Feb, 2017 8:07pm
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Police have released images of a man and three women allegedly using a bank card that had earlier been stolen from a victim at Starship children's hospital.
  • 16 Feb, 2017 8:44am
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A woman died from a brain haemorrhage after at least three hospitals refused to admit her for surgery because they had no intensive care beds.
  • 15 Feb, 2017 11:39am
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Russian media denied that chemical attacks had taken place, depicting rescue workers as jihadist militants and doctors as propagandist purveyors of "fake news".
  • 13 Feb, 2017 3:13pm
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Extra beds will be allowed in treatment and family rooms from today at one of our major regional hospitals but it has been revealed some clinical leaders did not initially support the move.
  • 10 Feb, 2017 8:04pm
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The theft of the donated Playstation 4 left one of its youngest users - a boy with a brain tumour - in tears.
  • 18 Jan, 2017 5:11pm
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Ministry to "review its position" on financial penalties to DHBs for strike-induced surgery delays.
  • 17 Jan, 2017 6:23pm
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Northland DHB risks losing $1.5 million in elective surgery funding, chief doctor says
  • 17 Jan, 2017 1:49pm
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Unionised resident doctors are reported to be working through the strike at some hospitals.
  • 16 Jan, 2017 7:46pm
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Doctors' strike at 18 DHBs to disrupt care for thousands of patients
  • 16 Jan, 2017 11:21am
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District health boards are making their final preparations for the three-day strike by unionised resident doctors that starts tomorrow morning.
  • 16 Jan, 2017 7:19am
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Most of those injured in yesterday's Tongariro National Park bus crash have been discharged from hospital, tour boss says.
  • 13 Jan, 2017 5:14pm
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Pulse-oximetry is a quick, painless and safe test for oxygen levels in the blood
  • 11 Jan, 2017 11:53am
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Waikato District Health Board is postponing around 500 patients' appointments because of the strike.
  • 8 Jan, 2017 3:45pm
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A UK primary school teacher died eight hours after giving birth to her second son after "smirking midwives" ignored her pleas for a C-section.
  • 5 Jan, 2017 4:41pm
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A jab for a pregnant woman can protect her baby