Hastings Doctor Jailed For Drugging, Indecently Assaulting Patients. And There’s a “Concerning Shortage” of Senior Doctors in Hawke’s Bay

A GP was drugging and sexually abusing his patients. Why didn’t health centre staff go to the police?


Third World NZ – 2,500 School Children Exposed to Hepatitis Risk at Dental Clinic. Delay in Notification Because it was not “Deemed Urgent”

New Zealand’s status as a developing country was confirmed today with the news that 2,500 school children were exposed to cross contamination risks at the Pukekohe Intermediate School dental clinic in South Auckland: Incredibly, an equipment malfunction had gone un-noticed for over four months, according to a report on NewsHub.co.nz: Children exposed to unsterilised water…

Australia Leaving NZ Behind in Cancer Treatments

New Zealand drug agency Pharmac has been forced to counter allegations that Australians have better access to cancer medications than New Zealanders. A report earlier this year showed that Australians had a lower death rate from cancer than New Zealanders. Pharmac commissioned its own research to find out why  and concluded Kiwis have “access to…