8 Jul 2019

'Stigmatising experience' for obese patients stuck in hospital

From Morning Report, 7:11 am on 8 July 2019

Four severely overweight patients have been stranded at Middlemore Hospital for months because there is nowhere suitable for them to be discharged to.

Counties-Manukau DHB's chair Mark Gosche is asking the government for help in preventing what he calls a crisis from worsening.

RNZ Auckland reporter Rowan Quinn has the story.