An Auckland nurseâs lack of care for a man with dementia has been found lacking after the man left his ward and later died.
Idea Services pleads guilty to playing a part in the death of a high-needs Palmerston North teenager
"Huge toll" from seasonal influenza means the flu brings more casualties than the road toll.
Grieving mum believes son's death, after incident at Hillmorton Hospital, could have been prevented.
New Zealanders are jumping at the chance to help fight Ebola in Africa.
Reviews of 11 suspected-suicide deaths in have revealed more issues with the mental health service.
No more cancer for Nick
It took five years but Nick White can talk again after losing half his tongue to cancer.
A flock of New Zealand sheep has led to a world-first scientific breakthrough for sick children.
After losing three family members, Masterton 73-year-old Deidre vanGerven has made it her quest to ban asbestos completely.
The redevelopment of Palmerston North Hospital is being backed by the Health Minister.
Mother who watched her 7-year-old daughter die of cancer turns her diary into a book to help other families.
Government axing controversial health cost-cutting entity - but DHBs still need to save $620m.
Peter Eldridge, 78, originally from London, began smoking when he was 12 and quickly started smoking 40 cigarettes a day.
Vanuatuan workers guzzling fizzy drinks think losing teeth at 30 is normal, vineyard contractor says.
Patients with mild ailments asked to stay away from Wellington Hospital, as it struggles to cope with a surge in patients.
It's Australasia's busiest emergency department but it's missing a critical piece of diagnostic equipment.
Should fluoride in water be the responsibility of central government?