Community health provider calls for urgent rethink on rural health: ‘Issues need to be addressed now’

Via Peters

LDR/NORTH CANTERBURY NEWS/ROBYN North Canterbury’s Oxford Hospital was temporarily closed due to rising Covid-19 cases in March. A Canterbury community health service provider believes the Government is ignoring rural healthcare inequities despite problems continuing to be voiced “loud and clear”. Concerns continue to mount around the omission of rural communities […]

What is treatment-resistant depression? New report calls for clearer definition to inform research and improve treatment.

Via Peters

Newswise — A group of mental health experts from research, industry, regulatory bodies and with lived experience have proposed new agreed criteria to define the type of depression that current medications and therapies cannot treat effectively. The report aims to provide consistent definitions for future research, and especially for designing […]