News | Health & Safety
26 Oct 2020 20:34
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Delays for specialist surgeries are further pressuring the hospital workforce - and putting patients at risk

    Delays for specialist surgeries are further pressuring the hospital workforce - and putting patients at risk


    District health board data shows thousand of Kiwis wait more than four-months for non-urgent care, which is below the national standard of care.

    Some hospitals are operating above capacity to catch up.

    The Nurses Organisation's Kate Weston says some people have stopped seeking treatment - which is making things worse.

    She says the delays mean patients need more intensive care and usually have a longer recovery time.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Health & Safety News
     26 Oct: The Ministry of Health is thanking people for staying vigilant regarding Covid-19
     26 Oct: The rural healthcare sector is urgently calling for more migrant workers
     25 Oct: It seems Aucklanders are heeding the advice to get tested for Covid-19 if symptoms develop
     25 Oct: It seems Aucklanders have been taking time out of their long weekend to get a Covid-19 test
     24 Oct: A Lotto ticket bought from Westgate Pharmacy in Auckland is now worth $1 million - winning Division One in tonight's draw
     24 Oct: Health experts are urging gardeners to be weary of legionnaires disease this weekend
     23 Oct: Aucklanders who may have been in contact with anyone with Covid-19 are being urged to delay a mini-break out of the region
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Tomorrow will be the true test for Sam Whitelock to prove he's over the headaches that kept him out of the second Bledisloe Cup test More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The long weekend has seen an unexpected frenzy of new house buyers and investors, since LVRs came off earlier last year More...



     Today's News

    International:
    Lebanese families are taking the treacherous journey across the sea to Cyprus. Little Mohammed didn't make it 20:27

    International:
    Why the 2020 US presidential election has millions of Americans waiting in line for hours to vote early 19:57

    Soccer:
    Auckland City FC attacking midfielder Logan Rogerson's racing the clock to be fit in time for the opening round of the ISPS Handa Men's Premiership 18:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    A man injured on Friday in a workplace incident on a Central Otago farm has died in hospital 18:37

    Soccer:
    All White Logan Rogerson's ready for his comeback 18:07

    Rugby:
    Tomorrow will be the true test for Sam Whitelock to prove he's over the headaches that kept him out of the second Bledisloe Cup test 17:27

    Netball:
    A greater appreciation for the game is one of the things Monica Falkner is seeking out of the upcoming Taini Jamison series, as she returns from a 15-month layoff 17:27

    Soccer:
    Olywhites captain Logan Rogerson's confident the side's Tokyo Olympics campaign will go ahead 16:57

    Rugby:
    The All Blacks are settling into a very different overseas trip to what they're used to 16:47

    Business:
    The long weekend has seen an unexpected frenzy of new house buyers and investors, since LVRs came off earlier last year 14:57


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd