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Helmets not required for mental health nurses says Southern DHB

The Otago Daily Times reports Southern DHB's decided not to go ahead with a recommendation to issue helmets to mental health staff following assaults on nurses.

Waikato health board to now see executives’ travel spending

Travel expenses for Waikato District Health Board's executive managers will now be reported to the board each month after the scandal involving unauthorised spending by former chief executive Dr Nigel Murray.

What does your local DHB CEO claim in expenses?

The country's 20 health board bosses have spent $1.2 million of taxpayer money on travel, training and meetings in three years, prompting concern the spending needs to be reined in. Minister of Health David Clark...

Opinion: Ian Powell – ‘Mammoth’ DHBs not the answer

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.

Ministry of Health using old Census data to work out DHB funding

The ministry is using population figures from the 2013 Census to work out funding for the cash-strapped DHBs because 2018 Census data is not yet available.

Second DHB rejects Ronald McDonald House for hospital

Southern District Health Board has come under fire over its resistance to a potential Ronald McDonald House in Dunedin.

Premature baby’s care: MidCentral DHB slammed

A district health board has been slammed for its substandard care of a premature baby who was later diagnosed with kidney problems more than a week after he was born.

Revealed: more patients left off surgical waiting lists

Auckland District Health Board has discovered more people were mistakenly left off waiting lists - adding to a group that includes children as young as six.

Obese patients stuck in Middlemore Hospital

Four severely overweight patients have been stuck at Middlemore Hospital for months because there is nowhere suitable for them to be discharged to. The Counties Manukau District Health Board said the patients no longer required...

Waikato DHB chief executive to resign over expenses

The district health board chief executive being investigated for unexplained spending has resigned.

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