Wellington

Wellington to Receive State Research Unit Instead of Cash-Strapped Hutt Hospital

Gillies-McIndoe-Research-InstituteThe $13.5 million Gillies McIndoe Research Institute is all set to make its way in Wellington. Encompassing a wide range of research work, the state-of-the-art plastic surgery research unit will be targeted to improve the standard of patient’s quality of life.

Earthquake Commission’s Court Case Scheduled To Be Held in August

WellingtonThe court case between the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and the Insurance Council over the payments to homeowners who had not received an EQC payout is scheduled to be held in August at the High Court in Wellington.

Wellington Regional Public Health Issues Warning Against Wild Mushrooms

Wellington Regional Public Health Issues Warning Against Wild MushroomsWellington Regional Public Health has issued warnings to the residents against all kind of wild mushrooms after a one-year-old child fell ill because of eating mushrooms in a Kapiti Park.

Emergency Staff Urges the Government to Take Action Against Drunk Patients

Emergency Staff Urges the Government to Take Action Against Drunk PatientsThe staff at the emergency department of Wellington Hospital has urged the government to take action against drunken patients visiting the hospital. Most of the nurses of the hospital have claimed that these patients assault them.

$350,000 for Proper Child Health

$350,000 for Proper Child HealthThe Wellington Health Board has considered $350,000 in order to improve the child health conditions in the county.

It has been reported that a Capital & Coast District Health Board sub-committee has voted in favour of this bill. Porirua Child Health Action Plan has considered an investment of $365,000 for the next 3 years in order to improve the health conditions and to decrease the preventable diseases which occur to children.

Hutt Hospital Catches Up On Delayed Breast Reconstructions

Hutt Hospital Catches Up On Delayed Breast ReconstructionsAfter delaying reconstructive operations for almost a decade, Hutt Hospital in Wellington announced it is trying to catch up on a ten-year backlog of women who underwent mastectomies. Because of tight budgets and limited operating theater space, breast constructions were repeatedly delayed in the past, often infinitively.

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