A new assessment and treatment pathway will help stroke sufferers get treatment faster in Marlborough.
Wairau Hospital needs more than $500,000 in repairs and improvements.
The investigation of a former Wairau Hospital surgeon following fatal surgeries at the hospital knocked public confidence, a report into surgical services says.
As part of a series into the top of the south review into surgical services, Heather Simpson looks at the increased management presence at Wairau Hospital.
As part of our series on the review of surgical services at NMDHB, Heather Simpson writes about the role of doctors in finances.
The NMDHB is considering setting up a consumer panel to give the public a greater voice on how hospital services are shaped.
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Kaikoura National candidate Stuart Smith is encouraging Marlburians to turn out in force to a public meeting revealing the contents of a review of hospital services.
Registrars will be appointed to Wairau Hospital for the first time following a review into surgical services across Nelson Marlborough District Health Board.
Health board on target for turnaround
The NMDHB had the worst performance in New Zealand for elective surgery. Heather Simpson finds out how the board is turning around its fortunes.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board's performance on a range of key Ministry of Health targets has improved for the third quarter of 2013-14 but it is still missing three ministry goals.
Marlburians interested in the future of surgical services at Wairau Hospital should attend a public meeting revealing the recommendations of a review, says board member.
Sarah Dunn reports on how the NMDHB has recovered from a slow start to meet its surgery numbers in the last financial year.
Surgeon who appears to have botched multiple operations put under 'very serious constraint'.
Canterbury DHB has announced that work on the new Kaikoura Hospital will begin this month.
Nelson Hospital will employ more emergency nurses after a group of nurses took concerns about understaffing to senior management.
It's official: Nelson Marlborough District Health Board's clinical services review is finished.
Nelson Hospital staff may not have seen the last of the massive section of copper roofing that was ripped off the hospital during last week's storm.
GP practices who can't meet basic standards "need their head read", a Blenheim GP has said.
Marlborough is set to get a new community paediatrician.
Nelson and Tasman are in recovery mode as extreme weather from Cyclone Ita hammered the region from Wednesday night until the early hours of this morning.
One Tuesday morning while studying for exams, I dropped my nan while trying to lift her back to bed from the toilet.
On six occasions a lack of patient information meant GPs could not immediately contact patients with their test results.
Kerry Anthony was failed by the nurses at Wairau Hospital who let him drive home, inquiry finds.
Flyers offering free slushies have heralded the first challenge to Nelson Hospital's ban on sugar.
Nearly 100 health organisation staff are moving out of Nelson to Richmond.
A Blenheim mother is lobbying the health minister to press government pharmaceutical purchaser Pharmac to fund auto-injectors.
The only specialist private clinic for allergy sufferers in the top of the South Island will open today.
Peter Webster was made redundant 40 years to the day after he started at Wairau Hospital's medical laboratory
Cuts to medical laboratory services in Blenheim were an economic decision to ensure it remained viable
A lifelong quest to lose weight has led one Nelson woman to have bariatric surgery in New Delhi.
Having your teeth done, eyes lasered or hip replaced overseas is on the rise.
Patients on blood-clot busting drug warfarin can avoid going to a GP for blood tests thanks to a successful pharmaceutical monitoring service in Blenheim.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board want a timetabled inter-hospital patient transport service.
A hike in Accident Compensation Corporation contributions towards the cost of hearing aids will make the technology more accessible for people suffering injury-related hearing loss, an audiologist says.
Marlborough District Health Board's finances continue to look rosier with a $2.9 million surplus after a financially taxing 2013.
A new $1.5 million IT system to electronically link Nelson Marlborough clinical records with those of other South Island district health boards has been given the green light.
The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has urged families to get immunised against measles amid an outbreak in the North Island.
The Nelson and Marlborough District Health Board has been chosen to lead a pilot project to enhance maternity and child health services.
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