Crown monitor Dr Lester Levy talks to Kathryn about the crisis at the Canterbury District Health Board - with a total of seven executives, including the Chief Executive resigning in the space of two weeks.
The medical officer of health and leader of the Covid response, Sue Nightingale has spoken of an adversial and divisive approach of the Board, and the Crown Monitor being behind her decision to quit. Shell shocked staff protested outside the Board's offices on Thursday, inside the board was voting on its annual plan.
The DHB is in the red to the tune of $180 million, and is endeavouring to cut 56 million dollars from its deficit.
We will also hear from CDHB elected member, Jo Kane is who has recently resigned from a number of roles in protest at the way the board is conducting itself.