Tagged: DHBs

Nobody Home - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Sep 27, 2009

The HoS reports that Waitakere Hospital’s emergency department closes its doors after 6.30 at night and emergencies are redirected to the Whitecross A&M or to North Shore Hospital, 25 minutes drive away. Actually, this is not news at all. Waitakere hospital has been doing this for nearly a year. The only thing that has changed is [...] … Read More

Care For The Dying - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Sep 24, 2009

Apparently Canterbury DHB are starting a two year pilot of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the terminally ill. This scheme has been running in Britain for some time amidst a great deal of controversy. The actual pathway, developed by the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute in Liverpool, itself is more of a framework for developing [...] … Read More