1 Dec 2023

Study says patients not to blame for overcrowded hospital EDs

From First Up, 5:51 am on 1 December 2023

A new study says overcrowding in New Zealand Emergency Departments is not because of patients who should have gone elsewhere. In fact, research shows 95 per cent Kiwis are making the right choices when it comes to accessing the nature of healthcare they need... and visits to the ED are low here compared to other countries Joining Nathan Rarere is the author of study University of Auckland Associate Professor Peter Jones.