Health issues discussed

THE chair of the regional health services inquiry has told state parliament there is “no silver bullet” to solve all the issues involved in country health. […]

Health contract call

A NEW medical organisation will provide inpatient and emergency services at the Millicent and District Hospital as of next year, Country Health SA chief executive Maree […]

Nurses ramp up action

NURSES will stop admissions to some beds at Mount Gambier Hospital amid fresh warnings the staff shortage is a “ticking time bomb” for patients. In a […]

Hospital improvements continue

COUNTRY Health SA regional director Jayne Downs said the Mount Gambier Hospital has made “significant” progress in building the confidence and skills of junior staff as […]

Sick and tired

MOUNT Gambier Hospital is again embroiled in controversy over a shortage of senior doctors and nurses with claims emerging the situation is “worse” than in the […]

Hospital safety alarm

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has called for an urgent review into security at the city’s hospital amid “alarming” claims a nurse was recently threatened […]

Hospital capacity furore

MOUNT Gambier Hospital management has categorically rejected allegations an elderly patient was unable to access a bed yesterday afternoon because the facility was full.[…]

Nursing stand-off

MOUNT Gambier Hospital continues to be embroiled in staffing resource issues with a key medical workers union claiming it has a shortfall of 10 nurses per week in the medical wards.[…]

Patient surge denied

HEALTH authorities yesterday denied there had been a surge in patients being transferred from metropolitan areas to Mount Gambier Hospital due to the relocation of patients to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide.[…]