Hiring a ''change manager'' and two ''organisational
development advisers'' on fixed terms for its human resources
department is likely to engender a sense of uncertainty at
the Southern District Health Board, the head of the senior
doctors' union says.
Some pupils are missing big chunks of schooling and
jeopardising their future prospects, because of lack of
knowledge about the Southern Regional Health School among
doctors and the general public, the school's liaison manager
Angela Botherway says.
The cash-strapped Southern District Health Board has now
spent $634,000 on external advice in a bid to improve its
performance, and will continue to receive support from
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) for some time, it confirmed this
District health boards that invested in hospital kitchens in
recent years might have to take a ''hit'' for the greater
good, as moves are made to outsource meals to a single
private provider, Southern District Health Board deputy
chairman Paul Menzies says.
The chairman of the Crown-owned health entity behind moves to
centralise the production of hospital meals says his
experience in the fast-food restaurant and supermarket
sectors means he knows about safe food systems and quality