ASMS

Working for better health care in New Zealand

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

  • News – Other News

Southern DHB: 24/7 maternity facilities in rural regions ‘not possible’

12 June 2019 Radio New Zealand - Checkpoint

Southern DHB CEO Chris Fleming joins Checkpoint live to discuss concerns about a lack of maternity facilities in the Southland and Otago regions. This follows several incidents in recent months, including a Lumsden mother who gave birth in an ambulance on the side of the road and a Wanaka mum who gave birth on an office floor.

Listen here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2018699122/southern-dhb-24-7-maternity-facilities-in-rural-regions-not-possible