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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    District Health Boards have spent more than 280-million dollars treating patients who've been prescribed the wrong drugs over the past three years
     22 August 2019
    District Health Boards have spent more than 280-million dollars treating patients who've been prescribed the wrong drugs over the past three years
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    The ageing population is being partly blamed for an increase in the number of people getting sick from the wrong medication
    22 Aug: The ageing population is being partly blamed for an increase in the number of people getting sick from the wrong medication... more
    North Queensland forward Matt Scott remains in hospital after suffering a minor stroke on Sunday, with doctors confident he will make a full recovery
    20 Aug: North Queensland forward Matt Scott remains in hospital after suffering a minor stroke on Sunday, with doctors confident he will make a full recovery... more
    A section of Middlemore's Kidz First hospital, has been sectioned off to fight measles
    20 Aug: A section of Middlemore's Kidz First hospital, has been sectioned off to fight measles... more
    Wellington's new Children's Hospital will have cutting-edge technology to protect it from earthquakes
    20 Aug: Wellington's new Children's Hospital will have cutting-edge technology to protect it from earthquakes... more
    Psychologists have voted to take industrial action next month
    19 Aug: Psychologists have voted to take industrial action next month... more
    A United States agency is investigating a number of lung illnesses, that could be linked to vaping
    19 Aug: A United States agency is investigating a number of lung illnesses, that could be linked to vaping... more
    A midwife has been made to apologise, for giving poor advice to a pregnant woman
    19 Aug: A midwife has been made to apologise, for giving poor advice to a pregnant woman... more
    Health authorities are concerned about a sharp drop in vaccination rates in Northland
    18 Aug: Health authorities are concerned about a sharp drop in vaccination rates in Northland... more
    Stomach sleepers could face a range of health concerns
    18 Aug: Stomach sleepers could face a range of health concerns... more

     Most Popular Recent Health & Safety News
     02 Aug: Indian doctors find 526 miniature teeth in mouth of seven-year-old boy ++++++++++++++
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     16 Aug: Teachers and students at a Christchurch school are being urged to stay away while it gets decontaminated +++++++
     01 Aug: In Health News...Another potential cancer breakthrough ++++++
     31 Jul: A nutritionist isn't convinced cutting down red meat and dairy in hospital patient's meals... is the way to go ++++++
     08 Aug: Countdown is recalling Woolworths branded almonds - which have unacceptable levels of aflatoxin +++++
     10 Aug: Coroner's report into death of two month old Northland baby shows safe co-sleeping message still not clear ++++


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