Safe staffing software that confirmed nursing shortages in some wards at Hawke’s Bay Hospital has led to a $1 million boost in nursing staff.
A virtual health app launched by Waikato District Health Board in May last year, has attracted only 853 video consultations in 18 months, roughly 10 a week.
A woman seeking a kidney donation was forced to deal with "unnecessary" delays that made the process take a year and a half. Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill yesterday found two district health boards at fault during the process.
Southern District Health Board has come under fire over its resistance to a potential Ronald McDonald House in Dunedin.
There's praise for the new Health Minister, as a fresh investigation is launched into the former Waikato DHB chief executive.
A ward at Tauranga Hospital that was forced to close due to an influenza outbreak has reopened.
Opposition leader Bill English says the Government is playing politics with its "brutal" blanket approach to the health sector.