9 Aug 2019

South Auckland women suffer 'non-urgent' gynaecological issues

From Morning Report, 8:24 am on 9 August 2019

Women in South Auckland are having to live with incontinence and other gynaecological problems because they're deemed "non-urgent" for treatment in hospital.

Senior doctors from Counties-Manukau have told the DHB the system is under so much strain that only the most urgent cases, like cancers, can be treated.

Rowan Quinn reports.