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