Staffing ‘crisis’ at Middlemore Hospital causing delays for patients – union
A staffing “crisis” at Middlemore Hospital has sparked concern life-saving diagnoses may be delayed. APEX, the union for health professionals, says Counties Manukau DHB is facing the worst shortage of medical imaging technologists (MITs) it has “ever faced”.
Middlemore Hospital crisis deepens: X-rays and CT scans delayed because of ‘worst ever’ staff shortages
Life-saving diagnoses of conditions like cancer could be delayed for South Aucklanders because of a workforce crisis, a union says.
Middlemore Hospital Staffing Crisis: Patients Wait Weeks for X-rays, CT scans
In addition to recent reports about a maternity services crisis at Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau DHB is also in the middle of the worst Medical Imaging Technologist (MIT) staffing crisis the DHB has ever faced, sparking concerns that potentially life-saving diagnoses will be delayed.