Tagged: Labtests

Wrong Answers - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Nov 17, 2009

The sad story of the death of diabetic Mrs. Maureen Pineki is the subject of an even sadder report released by the Auckland DHB today. The reason it is sad is because it comes to almost the entirely wrong conclusions about this poor lady’s death. The report urges: RECOMMENDATIONS LABTESTS: Review systems to ensure timely testing, especially of [...] Related … Read More

Doctors 4, Labtests 0 - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Nov 04, 2009

Latest update on the game of Auckland pathology football is Doctors 4, Labtests 0 as the DHB , supposedly playing for Labtests, scores an own goal. Last night, Counties Manukau DHB chairman, Professor Gregor Coster, said: “They led us to believe they had a quality and safety system in place from the outset. “It proved not to [...] Related posts: … Read More

Playing Chicken - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Oct 09, 2009

Apparently, Auckland DHB is now going to play an expensive game of Chicken with Labtests. The Herald reports that “Auckland’s district health boards are considering bringing Diagnostic Medlab back into the provision of community laboratory services because of persisting problems with the newcomer Labtests”. This is silly. If Labtests are providing an inadequate service, they need [...] … Read More