Only a select few are allowed into the theatre during surgery. But at Royston Hospital teddy bears are on that list.
Ian Powell argues that the major health system review currently underway should not be creating “mammoth” DHBs but instead encouraging clinically-led networking between community health and hospitals – locally, regionally and nationally.
Nurses have greeted the news of a revised DHBs’ offer due next week with a mixed response – including fears of losing momentum after last week’s historic nationwide strike.
Taxpayers will have to fork out millions of dollars for the elections.
The man in charge of SmartHealth, the $26 million virtual health flop, has been made redundant from Waikato District Health Board.