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
The NMDHB's monitoring framework has been changed from "deteriorating" to "remedial" this month.
oe Puketapu tipped his proverbial hat to board members of the Marlborough PHO
The region's primary health organisation made a loss of $22,000 this year
No surgery patients in Marlborough are waiting over five months for a first specialist assessment
Marlborough GPs have made 800 requests through a new electronic referrals system since July
Serious concerns raised about changes to health board's district nursing service.
Hand hygiene rates have improved among NMDHB staff, but they remain among the worst in the country.
OPINION: Some of the professional staff at Wairau Hospital have taken a bit of a battering during the past year
Wairau Hospital has one of the top-performing emergency departments in New Zealand, new figures show.
A review of the region's hospital services has started, with independent clinicians visiting Wairau and Nelson hospitals and talking to surgeons.
A group set up to fight proposed service cuts at Wairau Hospital has shelved plans to take over the hospital
A new coalition has given people an insight into a proposed health framework for Maori people in Marlborough.
A public meeting to discuss a proposed new Maori healthcare model was to be held in Blenheim this morning
The DHB said today Nelson Hospital had taken all Nutricia Karicare infant formula products from the shelves
The Health and Disability Commissioner is investigating NMDHB staff as well as surgeon Michael Parry
Nelson and Marlborough patients who need a colonoscopy or endoscopy are facing long waits.
A community group is being set up to look at patient travel between Blenheim and Nelson
NMDHB has launched a stinging critique of Save Our Services' plans to run Wairau Hospital independently.
OPINION: Exploring ways to make the health dollar go further has itself become an essential service.
The NMDHB has ended the financial year under budget with a "very positive" deficit of $2.93 million.
Hospital staff in Marlborough and Nelson are being taught new hand-hygiene practices
Save Our Services members have discussed setting up a community trust to operate the hospital independently
Retired general surgeon and urologist John Inder, of Blenheim, is stepping down from the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board and Fleur Hansby, of Rarangi, will stand again.
Hospital staff in Marlborough and Nelson are among the worst in the country for washing their hands.
The NMDHB has a vacancy for a specialist in the obstetrics and gynaecology ward
Nominations open in a few weeks time for candidates seeking a place on the embattled Nelson Marlborough District Health Board.
The National Health Board says the Nelson Marlborough board's financial wellbeing is deteriorating