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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    GP defers telling patient he has cancer
     26 June 2017
    A GP has been forced to make an apology to one of his patients for choosing not to tell the man he had cancer.
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    Call for more to avoid sudden infant death
    22 Jun: Tailored approaches are needed to reduce further the cases of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI), the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee says.... more
    Flags raised over antipsychotic drug
    21 Jun: A new study says "urgent action" needs to be taken over the side effects of an antipsychotic drug clozapine after more that a dozen Kiwis have died.... more
    Doctors back med students' loan complaint
    21 Jun: The country's doctors have backed medical students' calls to lift a cap on the length they can receive student loans.... more
    Wrong vaccine given to 15-month old
    19 Jun: A 15-month-old was given the wrong vaccine during a visit to his GP, but the two nurses involved have escaped serious punishment.... more
    Steve Scalise: Republican congressman 'more responsive', recovering in hospital after being shot at baseball game
    18 Jun: Senior Republican Steve Scalise is showing sign of improvement and is speaking with loved ones as he recovers in hospital after being shot during a baseball game.... more
    Why TV dinners can be bad for you
    17 Jun: If you're in the habit of having meals in front of TV you're likely to eat more, says a report commissioned by the Ministry of Health.... more
    Death rates after surgery high among poor
    16 Jun: A report into the death rate following surgery among people in deprived areas of New Zealand is too high, a review committee has found.... more
    Medical student debt rising in NZ: study
    16 Jun: The student loan debt of New Zealand medical graduates is growing, with 27 per cent saying they owed over $90,000 at graduation, a study has found.... more
    Call for school drinks to be water-only
    14 Jun: After an Auckland school marked Men's Health Week with a "walk for water", dentists and a Maori public health provider say all schools should be water-only.... more

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