2 Aug 2021

Southern DHB nurse shortage puts patients at risk of harm

From Checkpoint, 6:12 pm on 2 August 2021

Patients are at risk of harm as a shortage of nurses on Southern District Health Board wards forces some to ration their care.

The problem was unearthed as part of a review into its safe-staffing regime.

Otago-Southland reporter Tess Brunton has more.