MercyAscot Hospital in Auckland has become the first private provider to sign the national patient safety campaign, Open for better care.
A new document, Older New Zealanders: Healthy, Independent, Connected and Respected, outlines the services and support available to older people and summarises what is going on across government agencies to support the provisions of the Positive Ageing Strategy.
Standards Australia is holding a workshop in December 2013 to discuss the future of the Australian standard, AS 4760:2006 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantification of drugs in oral fluid.
Some pharmacists can now prescribe or modify medication, order and check laboratory test results, and vaccinate patients.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, both in the developed and the developing world.