Close to 100 rest home complaints have been fully or partially upheld since 2020.
The change is expected to prevent up to 240 birth defects over 30 years.
A natural B vitamin can prevent devastating birth defects.
Patients needing urgent heart care were waiting more than six months, emails reveal.
"At this stage there have been no specific incidents or concerns received by DHBs."
"Finally, we feel heard and understood," couple tell of 7-year fight with health watchdog.
"I am absolutely consumed, consumed with grief," widow of heart surgery patient says.
The number of employees paid over $500,000 a year has nearly doubled in five years.
Integrating the dozens of IT systems across the health system will be a huge challenge.
GPs say the plan would have "serious unintended consequences" for women and babies.
Waikato DHB tried to keep expert panel's extraordinary findings from the public.
Anne Niulesā woke up blind at the age of 37. Services to protect others are in crisis.
Services have been flagged as vulnerable: what that means, and how they could change.
Studies have reported large variations between labelled and actual nicotine levels.
"Covid-19 has consequences...as serious as the Great Depression," the briefing also warns.
"Lack of access or co-ordination of care" was a notable finding in three of the deaths.
Radical changes could be on the way for maternity services at Auckland City Hospital.
Those strongly opposed are much more likely to live in Auckland.
Most DHBs are screening only 45 to 65 per cent of eligible people with diabetes.
The crisis shows how weaknesses in the health system have worsened after Covid-19.
The Ministry of Health wants feedback on how to define a non-smoking area.
Where you could be offered a vaccine, and how that information will be recorded.