Ian Powell: Calls for more hospital staff after watchdog criticises treatment of pregnant women

Ian Powell: Calls for more hospital staff after watchdog criticises treatment of pregnant women

by NZME
0 0 30 days ago
A healthcare professional is demanding more specialists to fill gaps in the system, after a watchdog found women with a life-threatening condition weren't treated properly because of a lack of hospital staff. 
The investigations point to capacity problems extending beyond maternity services at Counties Manukau DHB, where problems like a lack of staff contributed to the recent death or stillbirth of three babies.
The Maternal Morbidity Working Group (MMWG) is notified when a woman is ... See More

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