Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker hopes a recommendation on the Lumsden maternity centre will go to Parliament this week after health select committee deliberations.
Southland District Health Board (SDHB) claims it is stepping up its investment in primary maternity services in rural areas.
“Women's and babies’ lives are at risk and we want action,” says Penny Mudford, Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) national chair.
Professor Jane Mills, pro vice-chancellor of Massey University’s College of Health, explains how the future for rural health in NZ is positive.
Doug Avery, author of The Resilient Farmer, has launched a new workshop to help farmers improve their mental health and their businesses.
Initially established as an inhouse programme by Lion New Zealand, Alcohol&Me is now reaching nearly 30,000 New Zealanders.
The importance of seeing regularly to your wellbeing will be the focus of Farmstrong’s site at Fieldays.
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget.