Sunday, June 23, 2024

Hospitals

Dunedin council ‘encouraged’ by hospital commitments

Dunedin City Council’s Deputy Mayor says she is encouraged by commitments to the New Dunedin Hospital project given by Health Minister, Shane Reti, during...

$73m for Nelson Hospital upgrade

Health Minister, Ayesha Verrall today announced $73 million in funding for the first tranche of a major redevelopment of Nelson Hospital. “This Government funding will...

Coal burners extinguished for hospitals

Climate Minister, James Shaw says all remaining coal burners will be removed from New Zealand public hospitals and tertiary institutions by the end of...

Govt backflips on $10m Dunedin hospital fit-out decision

The Government today announced additional funding for the delivery of a new state-of-the-art hospital for Dunedin, reversing an earlier decision that would have seen...

Dunedin Mayor welcomes $110m in hospital funding

Dunedin Mayor, Jules Radich, has welcomed today’s announcement of a further $110 million in funding for the New Dunedin Hospital, saying it delivers certainty...

World-first heart attack blood test prescribed for NZ hospitals

A single blood test that can diagnose heart attacks in minutes instead of hours is being rolled out in New Zealand hospitals, Health Minister,...

Govt to fund $129m new 80-bed Canterbury mental health unit

The Government has granted final approval for a new 80-bed acute mental health facility at the Hillmorton Hospital campus. Health Minister Andrew Little said the...

$759m confirmed for stage one of Whangārei Hospital build

The Government has today confirmed $759 million funding for construction of stage one of a new hospital for Whangārei and Northland – an acute...

Minister adds RAT to Dunedin hospital development

The major construction phase of one of New Zealand's biggest ever infrastructure projects will be marked at a ceremony in Dunedin today. Dunedin’s new $1.47...

Historic pay deal reached for 10,000+ health admin workers

The Public Service Association (PSA) has described a new pay deal for District Health Board (DHB) administration and clerical workers as an "historic" settlement. In...

New ICU space opens at Christchurch Hospital

Health Minister, Andrew Little has opened a new intensive care space for up to 12 ICU-capable beds at Christchurch Hospital, with the project funded...

Plan to slash hospital waiting lists

Hospital waiting lists will be managed nationally under the Government’s plan to cut waiting times for people needing operations and appointments, Health Minister...

Report into nurse staffing backs health overhaul

A Government-ordered review of a programme set up to ensure public hospitals have adequate nurse staffing levels has shown why the health system must...

Kiwi scientists discover PPE recycling solution

Kiwi scientists have developed a shipping container-based unit to disinfect N95 masks and other PPE, so that the equipment can be potentially reused and...

Pay win for nurses

A new employment agreement for nurses working in public hospitals has been reached - with nurses to get an immediate $5,800 pay rise. “I am...