Health & Beauty

Coroner calls for bed levers to be removed after three deaths

A coroner has called for a ban on bed levers using metal hoops that caused the deaths of three elderly people. Jane Mansfield Lee, who was 74, died of giant cell myocarditis after being asphyxiated by getting her head caught in the hoop of a bed lever...... Read More

King talks mental health to kiwifruit industry

Two-hundred people from the Bay of Plenty’s kiwifruit industry yesterday heard Mike King share his mental health challenges as well ways to deal with improving their own wellbeing and that of their friends and colleagues. The talk – ahead...... Read More

Junior doctors on third two-day strike

Junior doctors are on another two-day strike but DHBs say they are well prepared and confident of progress in resolving the dispute. An estimated 1700 doctors are off the wards from 8am until early Thursday in their row with their employers over proposed...... Read More