Some chronic nasal conditions will have to be treated by GPs
because the Southern District Health Board's ear, nose, and
throat department cannot cope with demand, service clinical
leader Jamie Ryan says.
The Waiau Health Trust has accepted a funding offer from the
Southern District Health Board to run Tuatapere Maternity,
even though it fears the amount is insufficient, trust
chairman Justin Lewis says.
Dunedin Hospital emergency department staff apologised to the
family of a Dunedin woman who died from an abdominal aortic
aneurysm (AAA) rupture that the department failed to
diagnose, a coroner's finding reveals.