News | Maori
29 Nov 2021 18:37
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Maori

    Research suggests GPs are failing to treat chronic pain within Maori adults

    Research suggests GPs are failing to treat chronic pain within Maori adults


    The study by Otago University and the Tu Kotahi Maori Asthma Trust...shows pain killers are nearly always the answer...and few Maori are ever referred to a chronic pain specialist.

    Otago University Research Fellow Dr Hemakumar Devan says a big problem is traditional Maori medicine not being talked about...which patients might be using at home.

    He says it's something patients find really valuable...but they're not even being asked about it when they go to consultations.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Maori News
     27 Nov: Waikato's rolling out the red carpet this weekend to try raise Maori vaccination rates
     18 Nov: The Government's allocated 50-million-dollars to fund 26 projects nationwide to rapidly accelerate Maori vaccination rates
     06 Nov: A Maori youth-led Covid-19 vaccination drive is on this weekend in Auckland
     02 Nov: The High Court has ordered the Ministry of Health to hand over Maori vaccination data to the Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency
     30 Oct: Research has found Maori men with prostate cancer are slipping through gaps in the health system
     27 Oct: A group of protesters has stalled in its mission to move through Auckland to Waitangi
     26 Oct: The Coroner's investigating whether the death of Maori All Blacks and Chiefs Super Rugby player Sean Wainui may have been a suicide
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Australian basketball league coaches will have the ability to contest referees' decisions under a new challenge system introduced for the 2021-22 season More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A final cash injection for hard hit businesses transitioning to the traffic light system.. More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Prince William didn't like to "burden" his family with the "stresses and strains" of work as an air ambulance pilot 18:05

    Rugby League:
    Kiwis hooker Brandon Smith might have some making up to do with Storm coach Craig Bellamy, with officials privately seething after their hooker's glowing praise of the Sydney Roosters 18:04

    Entertainment:
    Jana Kramer admitted there was “an ache in the heart” as she spent her first Thanksgiving without her children 17:35

    Business:
    A final cash injection for hard hit businesses transitioning to the traffic light system.. 17:33

    Entertainment:
    Kanye West "embarrassed" Kim Kardashian West with his failed presidential bid and his political views were "hard" on his marriage 17:05

    Rugby League:
    Brandon Smith could be cut loose by the Melbourne Storm with immediate effect, with club officials infuriated by his conduct during NRL contract negotiations 16:53

    Entertainment:
    Queen Elizabeth has reassured her family she is ready to host their Christmas celebrations 16:35

    Law and Order:
    Teenager charged with Northbridge murder after fatal stabbing outside nightclub 16:13

    Health & Safety:
    A radiologist's failure to detect a woman's tumour contributed to her death in 2018 16:13

    Entertainment:
    Michael B. Jordan snagged an invite to his girlfriend Lori Harvey’s family Thanksgiving dinner table 16:05


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd