A successful door-to-door patient transport service between Golden Bay and Nelson Hospital could also work well in Blenheim
After a seven-month review process, Nelson's district nursing programme is set to change shape, but the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board says no jobs will be lost.
OPINION: I like eponyms. Believe me, right now some of my colleagues are either chuckling and/or tutting.
Marlborough Primary Health Organisation's finances are looking rosier after hitting a string of key health targets.
Renwick Medical Centre will open today, making it the first primary health care service in the town for 11 years.
Man is left brain-damaged by car crash after Wairau Hospital staff pumped him full of morphine then let him drive home.
Sugary drinks to be banned at Nelson and Wairau Hospitals to send a "clear message" about improving health.
NMDHB chief executive Chris Fleming made a personal apology to Linda Barnes yesterday. Stuck at hospital
A cottage for parents who have sick babies staying in Nelson Hospital has been given a makeover.
Linda Barnes has made a complaint to the DHB after a social worker suggested she take a bus home to Blenheim
OPINION: The most successful health organisations around the world are very good at listening to patients
A social worker at Nelson Hospital suggested a wheelchair bound Blenheim woman take a bus home
A new electronic system designed in-house means patient records can now circulate everywhere at once.
"Why all the bureaucracy - all the managers? Why can't we have more people on the front line to reduce the waiting lists of both surgery and outpatients."
A private hospital in Marlborough will get extra elective surgery patients as public hospitals struggle to keep on top of their waiting lists.
After a year of tight budgeting, the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board is finally back on the right track.
The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board this week issued an apology to Peter Chapman
Two properties in Waimea Rd, Nelson which belonged to the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board have been bought by the owner of Franklyn Village, who plans to turn one into a green space and the other into a rental home.
Frontline health services in Marlborough will benefit from the NMDHB's moves to centralise finances and adopt combined purchasing for supplies.
Technology is changing the way Marlborough people interact with their doctors
An epileptic man refused treatment at Nelson Hospital had a seizure while crossing a busy road.
Job cuts resulting from the centralisation of operational finances, purchasing and goods supply at the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board will be unknown until the reforms are rolled out.
OPINION: "We are judged by how we treat the least amongst us."
A social worker and two physiotherapists working on a pilot project have slotted right into Nelson Hospital's emergency department.
More than 200 Nelson Marlborough District Health Board employees are earning more than $100,000 a year.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board not making its targets for elective or planned surgery.
A Tahunanui retiree has protested outside Nelson Hospital to get the attention he feels he's been missing from the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board.
A Marlborough Maori health service provider has opted out of working as part of a coalition
Health Minister Tony Ryall has re-appointed Nelson woman Jenny Black as chairwoman of the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board.
Health initiatives and innovations developed in Marlborough and Nelson were awarded at a special ceremony at Wairau Hospital, Blenheim, this week.
Landfill gas produced from decomposing waste could soon be used to heat Wairau Hospital in Blenheim.
A surgical swab left inside a patient and two deaths are among the most serious adverse events reported by the NMDHB.
Clinicians reviewing the region's health service are 'grappling' with how the DHB can provide acute care with a scarce workforce.
Sitting in front of 1000 angry people at a public meeting in Blenheim, the region's new health boss struck an uncomfortable and lonely figure.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board will be questioned over mental health patients in seclusion.
Southern Communities Laboratories will make one fewer lab worker redundant after feedback on its restructuring proposal.
The company that provides laboratory services to Marlborough is expected to announce its decision on job cuts today.
Four new junior doctors start work at Wairau Hospital, in Blenheim, this month.
Two paediatricians have been appointed chief and associate chief medical officer in the NMDHBs new-look leadership team.
Patients at Wairau Hospital might have to pay for parking soon because of sneaky hospital staff in Nelson.
OPINION: Change has been on the cards for medical laboratory staff at Wairau Hospital in Blenheim for some time.
The loss of six jobs at Wairau Hospital's medical laboratory would reduce the lab's classification
A proposal to cut med lab jobs and shift testing work to Nelson was delayed until after the DHB elections
Proposed changes to laboratory services would see six jobs cut in Blenheim and three new jobs set up in Nelson.
Nelson Hospital has been dealing with a late "winter crisis" for the past month and a half.
District health board candidate and former Nelson City Council chief executive Keith Marshall reflects on the election results....
The official count for the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board election shows existing chairwoman Jenny Black topped the polls.
Staff, visitors and patients at Wairau Hospital, in Blenheim, had their balance and co-ordination tested on Friday
The NMDHB has started sharing back office costs and purchasing goods with other South Island health boards
The NMDHB yesterday released a 10-page annual report outlining health service improvements