Newly released Ministry of Health emails concerning the Southern DHB's maternity strategy reveal the degree of confusion which surrounded the board's introduction of "maternal and child hubs".
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Health Minister David Clark has asked for "strong oversight" of the Southern DHB's maternity services following a highly critical report on how the board implemented its maternity care strategy.
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The Southern District Health Board's controversial maternity strategy seemed to be ''experimental'' and unreferenced, a midwifery academic says.
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The Southern District Health Board's maternity strategy has been "a waste of two years'', Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says.
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The Southern DHB's well-intentioned plans to improve maternity services in the South instead led to confusion, miscommunication, overdue actions and unintended consequences, a review says.