Increased reporting of patients suffering delayed diagnosis and pressure injuries were largely behind an increase in public hospital adverse events, according to statistics released today.
Lakes District Health Board anaesthetist Dr Cambell Bennett has won the Ross Bohm Clinical Quality Initiative Award for a senior medical officer at the Lakes DHB Quality and Staff Awards.
A key member of former Waikato District Health Board chief executive Dr Nigel Murray's inner circle has resigned, effective immediately.
The Waikato District Health Board chief executive quit after serious concerns were raised about his personal spending of public money. The question now is how did it go on for so long, writes Natalie Akoorie.
Nurses have taken to social media to express frustration at the 20 District Health Boards’ ‘six per cent over three years’ pay offer which goes to a vote starting Wednesday.
Whangarei agencies are working with schools and families after suspected suicides by two teenagers.
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.