Southern District Health Board kitchen staff have waited
about two years to find out whether the board will go ahead
with an outsourcing proposal. Health reporter Eileen Goodwin
speaks to some of those involved, and looks at the background
of the issue.
Prescribing of the opioid oxycodone has reduced by ''at
least'' 50% in the past year at the two main southern
hospitals, southern district medicines management committee
chairman Dr Paul Tomlinson says.