A patient is angry over the advice and medication she was given by a doctor accused of fraud.
Weight-loss surgery is being denied to the growing population of obese teenagers, a surgeon says.
The soft drink industry says "don't blame us" for the rotting teeth of toddlers.
Flu rates have reached epidemic levels across New Zealand.
The flu season has gone crazy in the past week, soaring to epidemic levels.
"There's no spark there. That's really hard to see," says mum of girl suffering from rare, incurable disease.
Lack of housing insulation has been blamed for a Wellington boy's rheumatic fever.
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Officials proposing study to see whether children would get abused wouldn't have thought of them as "lab rats", ethics expert says.
As Wellington's hospitals reach near full capacity, Government moves to boost senior nursing staff.
A Christchurch woman who received new lungs has taken her first breaths.
More needle exchange initiatives are urgently needed to control the silent epidemic of Hepatitis C, health leaders say.
Fitim Rudi has been battling chronic liver disease for most of his life. His family came to New Zealand as refugees from Kosovo and would love to take him back there for a family reunion.
One of only seven New Zealanders diagnosed with the potentially fatal Pompe disease is calling for the government to follow Australia and fund treatment for the disease.
Alana Taylor's life has been hanging on a phone call.
Minister furious at officials who suggested not intervening in high-risk child abuse cases.
A support service for people living with autism is now available in the Waikato
Woman says she is not guilty of killing 15-year-old Nathan Booker, who died after being found submerged in a bath.
They'll be helping some 'pretty flipping busy' Ni-Vanuatu midwives in a clinic with about 10 births a day.
New Zealand's supermarkets have been accused of supplying consumers with too many ultra-processed, unhealthy foods made by companies with a monopoly on food.
For many of Wairarapa health board's 500 staff it is a case of all work and no play.
Children still in nappies are having their rotten teeth pulled out - and sugar is being blamed.
Health funding has been slashed by $1.7 billion in last five years, Labour says.
Foreign recruits make up 41 per cent of Waikato DHB's doctors, figures show.
The health minister has moved to allay fears District Health Boards could face major changes to funding.
Campaigner welcomes news medicinal cannabis spray may receive public funding.
Man allegedly stole another man's identity to get job as psychiatrist in Waikato.
A footballer who broke his leg during a game had to wait almost two hours for an ambulance to show up.
A first-of-it's kind placement in the Waikato hopes to retain nursing graduates.