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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    Cambridge rest home fined over lax care
     8 November 2017
    A rest home has been fined $10,000 for not adequately looking after a 92-year-old woman, found by her son in a urine-soaked bed during a visit.
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    Dermatologist failed to do pregnancy test
    7 Nov: A dermatologist has breached a code of health, after failing to check if a woman was pregnant before prescribing medication harmful to an unborn child.... more
    Don't politicise the public service: Nats
    6 Nov: Asking district health board chiefs to submit letters of resignation would set a dangerous precedent, the opposition says.... more
    Risk of mixing medicines highlighted
    5 Nov: People on heart medications and water tablets who take an over-the-counter NSAID painkiller could damage their kidneys.... more
    Laws hits out at public health officials
    3 Nov: Michael Laws says public health officials opposed to Ronald McDonald houses at hospitals don't know what it is like to have a sick child.... more
    DHB head spent $91k of taxpayer money
    3 Nov: A disgraced former Waikato chief executive spent exorbitant amounts on travel and accommodation expenses, records from the Waikato DHB have revealed.... more
    Northland council can include GMOs
    3 Nov: Genetically modified organisms can be now included in Northland Regional Council policy after a legal challenge was abandoned.... more
    Depression diagnosis needs overhaul: Study
    3 Nov: A study has revealed a new theory that could change the way the world's leading cause of disability is diagnosed by categorising mental illness into subtypes.... more
    Seeking to save the fertility of your baby who has cancer
    2 Nov: An experimental procedure that could preserve the fertility of kids with cancer is now being offered, and for mum Lara it's a case of trying anything that might help her little girl.... more
    Shellfish alert for Taranaki-Waikato coast
    2 Nov: The Ministry for Primary Industries is warning the public not to collect or eat shellfish harvested from the Taranaki-Waikato coastline.... more

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