South Island children's growth records have gone electronic. And also on the way is a mobile interactive growth chart to help parents monitor whether their child's growth is healthy or unhealthy.
The World Health Organisation has just verified that New Zealand has successfully eliminated endemic measles and rubella for the first time.
Wait times dropped after emergency department time targets were introduced but a report has found some hospitals shuffled patients around just to meet the target.
Giving people a smile was behind a nurse-led research project looking into novel ways to encourage Māori and Pacific to quit smoking - including playing cow pat bingo.
Improving rheumatic heart disease care and understanding why mental illness affects the heart are some of the latest Kiwi research projects being celebrated by the Heart Foundation on World Heart Day.
Former Liverpudlian Peter Mealey is one of the country's newest NPs, working in palliative care in Whanganui.
Firefighters leading exercise classes for the elderly at the local fire station is one of the fall prevention initiatives shared at a recent international forum in Wellington.
Children and youth living in squalor is a national shame says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and nurses share the concerns expressed by a reprimanded South Auckland midwife.