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 […]

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.[…]

Hospital boosts lifesaving cancer treatment

MORE cancer patients than ever are receiving lifesaving cancer treatment in Mount Gambier thanks to the chemotherapy suite at the city’s hospital. The chemotherapy unit – […]

GP clinic ruled out for city hospital

A SOUTH East health chief has ruled out locating a general practitioner clinic at the Mount Gambier Hospital to ease pressure on its emergency department. This […]

Nurses union continues legal fight

THE state’s influential nurses union is continuing  to pursue legal avenues to act as a warning to Mount Gambier Hospital management against breaching legally binding nursing […]