Displaying items by tag: health

Tuesday, 04 May 2021 07:55

Rural Health is sick

Rural people are underserviced by the current health model, according to Dr Fiona Doolan-Noble from the Department of General Practice and Rural Health at Otago University.

Published in General News
Monday, 21 September 2020 09:07

Running the Auckland Marathon... in gumboots

A Paeroa man is training to run the Auckland Marathon in gumboots.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 09:16

NZ honey hitting a sweet spot

The COVID-19 crisis appears to have sparked a renewed interest in the healing properties of honey.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 11:48

Bayer to settle US-based lawsuits

While courts around the world argue through claims herbicide Roundup is carcinogenic, Bayer has agreed to pay out US$10.9 billion to settle US-based lawsuits.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 03 July 2020 12:13

A friend in need is a friend indeed!

Farmer's Chaplain, Colin Miller on the importance of friends in difficult times.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 11:31

New swine flu has ‘pandemic potential’

Scientists are calling for urgent action following the discovery of a new strain of swine flu.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 10:55

Film gets monkey off his back

A young Kiwi, Los Angeles-based, filmmaker has made good use of the lockdown period to help farmers battling with mental health issues.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 10:53

Rural GPs not just another business

Rural General Practice Network chair Dr Fiona Bolden is disappointed that the Government is treating rural general practices the same as any other business in the community.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 April 2020 15:35

More support for rural general practices

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network says it has brokered an agreement with the Ministry of Health to extend locum support.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 07:55

Is rural health being short-changed?

There’s concern about the number of COVID-19 tests per head of population been lower in rural than urban areas.

Published in General News
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