Ambulance staff 'can speed up stroke treatment'
Treating stroke in specialised ambulances en route to hospital is feasible and could boost the number of patients who receive life-saving therapy, experts believe.
Mobile stroke units can halve the time it takes a patient to get clot-busting drugs, a small German trial found.
The drugs only work.......Read More
Tips to keep kids safe at home
Every day in New Zealand, an average of 22 children are admitted to hospital because of unintentional injuries or accidents. For young children (birth to 4 years old), most of these injuries happen at home.
Media stories have reported on recent home injuries with serious and fatal consequences: fires.......Read More