Emma Russell is a health reporter for the New Zealand Herald
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'Women let down by system': ACC pays out $27m to women harmed by health treatment
'There are so many areas that could be improved to better [women's] outcomes," GP says.
'Just part of being a woman': How our health system ignores and neglects female patients - and what can be done about it
'I kept thinking maybe I'm just being weak, maybe I just need to harden up...'
Live: 'Stay away' - Aucklanders to be locked out of holiday hotspots this summer
The simple message to Aucklanders is to stay away, Ōpōtiki councillor says.
Delta outbreak: 109 cases - new infections in Northland, Waikato; Auckland vaccine rate latest
There are 35 people in hospital around the country.
RSV resthome outbreak - 3 hospitalised, 11 test positive
Three rest home residents hospitalised amid RSV rest home outbreak.
The staggering amount taxpayers spend on drink-driving crashes
'Road deaths aren't just numbers,' police boss says.
'Bold move': $36.6m to help Kiwis quit smoking by 2025
Advocacy groups are applauding the Government's Smokefree 2025 spend.
'It sucks': Dialysis patients devastated after closure of Auckland renal unit
Patients who spend 12 hours a week hooked up to a life-saving machine upset at closure.
'I felt worthless': Teen mum's heartbreak, escape from meth-addicted family
Felicity Palmer shares her story being 16 and pregnant with a family addicted to meth.
Dad told the cancerous lump on cheek was a tooth abscess. Now he's dying
"Telling the kids their dad was dying was the hardest thing we have ever had to do."
'Devastating and dehumanising': Homeless population dying 30 years younger
'Homeless people are dying because healthcare is so out of reach,' volunteer says.
Lesley Martin recalls 'lowest moment' after helping mum die
She sat in prison she reflecting on whether helping her mum die was the right decision.
PM v Rob Fyfe - 'Remiss of me' not to thank ex-Air NZ boss; 'job's not done yet'
'Perhaps he thought he was exiting and I didn't' - Jacinda Ardern
Ruby Princess cluster closed, 21 days with no new Covid-19 cases
The Ministry of Health has released the latest update.
One new Covid-19 case - link to Auckland rest home cluster
The number of new Covid-19 cases in the previous seven days has been just two.
Dying young woman unable to eat refused palliative care
WARNING: Confronting images. "I'm dying and nobody believes me," says Ruby Hill.
Health boards fail to meet 'faster cancer treatment' target
How do DHBs rank when it comes to cancer treatment wait times?
'Rotten care': Elderly rest home residents dying due to low level of help - union
Reports of man dying after being too scared to report infected wound due to low staffing.
Researchers reveal reasons behind NZ's 'shocking' unplanned pregnancy rate
"Our rate [of unplanned pregnancies] is shockingly high and that needs to change."
Mum's holiday nightmare: Sun burns baby through SPF 50 sunscreen
"I trusted Cancer Society to protect my children," mother tells of horror.
Junior doctors' strike starts today: What you need to know
From 7am tomorrow hospitals nationwide are without 3300 junior doctors for 48 hours.
The greatest smile: Charlie learns to smile for first time
"I just want my friends to see me smile so they know what I'm feeling," Charlie said
ACC warns Kiwis of the odd 'preventable' Xmas injuries
Falling Xmas trees, flying wine corks and hang fairy lights common hazards, ACC tells
Revealed: Junior doctors running ED night shifts unsupervised
Unions tell of 'dangerous behaviour' of senior doctors refusing to come in when on call
Six months to be seen by eye specialist, now he's blind
Darlow feels Specsavers took too long to send referrals and DHB needed to act sooner.
'Seven years of medicated hell': One in eight Kiwis prescribed antidepressants
Kiwi teacher shares her struggle as research reveals 1 in 8 Kiwis are prescribed the drug.
Unsung hero -- the Whanganui soldier who led one of NZ's most famous military victories
Forgotten hero - former Whanganui man at the front-line of the liberation of Le Quesnoy
More than 800,000 people stripped of funeral insurance
"Premium affordability is a concern for our members," says insurer.
Crater lake death not due to inexperience: witnesses
"It began as a gesture of kindness but had tragic consequences."
School fall: Girl's traumatic brain injuries, mum's anger
Family still struggling 10 months after girl's head injury at school.
$750m for restoring hospitals' urgent building needs
Funding to fix hospital buildings is "a start", but more is needed.
Trial over motorcyclist's death likely 'end of the year'
James Hiroki on bail for a pre-trial call over on July 30
'I'm on crack, I need help': Man pleads with judge
Man's drug addiction the root of the problem.
Crashing is all part of training pilots, flight school says
"It is incredibly common all over the world - even with far more experienced pilots."