Health bosses silent on outstanding patient death investigation at Middlemore Hospital - News Summed Up

Health bosses silent on outstanding patient death investigation at Middlemore Hospital


The former chairman of the now defunct Counties Manukau DHB says the responsibility for dealing with an investigation into a patient's death at Middlemore Hospital last month is now in the hands of Health NZ. Photo: LDR / Stephen ForbesThe district health board ceased to exist on Friday under the government's new health reforms. We don't exist as a board any more and all of our responsibilities have shifted to Health NZ," Gosche said. The patient first arrived at the emergency department about 1am on 15 June with a severe headache. This patient had a catastrophic medical event a few hours later at home and returned to the hospital emergency department.


Source: Stuff July 04, 2022 10:12 UTC



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