Northern Advocate columnist Dr Shane Reti is a Whangārei list MP and a medical doctor.
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Paying student fees and five-year bond part of National's health policy
National's Health Spokesman Dr Shane Reti says party will get more nurses, midwives
Let's teach the basics brilliantly, says Whangārei MP
Whangārei MP questions why our tamariki aren't attending school,
Shane Reti: Youth crime up, police officer numbers low in Northland
Northland /Whangārei has more crime, less constabulary than Southern region - Shane Reti.
Shane Reti: Region left isolated after storm shows we need four lanes
We need four lanes not sticks.
Polio vaccine still important despite no cases here for 45 years - Shane Reti
Shane Reti says routine vaccinations remain important, with Polio rates particularly low
Shane Reti: Meningitis shows itself again in Northland
Meningitis is a serious condition involving inflammation of the lining of the brain.
Shane Reti: No Covid victory parade for cancer patients
Cancer management was already failing to meet the target well before Covid arrived
Shane Reti: Are Covid deaths the sole measure of pandemic effectiveness?
A question to ask is whether the death figure covers the breadth of the impact of Covid.
Shane Reti: Can Elon Musk help our Pacific neighbours?
This is an offer to the Tongan community to tweet Elon Musk
Shane Reti: ICU is the critical point in coronavirus
Intensive Care Unit capacity is crucial as the nation grapples with Covid-19.
NZ squandered 2019 measles 'practice run' for Covid
Did New Zealand waste the learning opportunities from the measles outbreak of 2019?
Shane Reti: Our bulging hospitals and primary care
A&E is the gateway to hospitals but there are long waiting times all over the country.
For the first time in 20 years, the country's top leaders at Waitangi were women.The question was how to accommodate them both as speakers
Dr Reti welcomes Ngāpuhi's signal of new approach to women speaking at Waitangi from 2022.
Shane Reti: Polytech reforms - big issues to address
COMMENT: Removal of employment protections for staff made redundant a big surprise.