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Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The West Coast District Health Board and Minister of Health have been sent 'please explain' letters after more elderly West Coasters revealed...

Laura Mills
- Friday, 23 December 2016

The Greymouth Family Planning clinic - including sexual health - will close at Grey Base Hospital in February, to be replaced by a phone service...

Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 18 October 2016

The number of West Coast suicides has peaked at the highest level since records began nine years ago.

- Friday, 29 July 2016

Entry to Grey Base Hospital's Morice Ward is being restricted after some patients and staff had diarrhoea and vomiting.

Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The West Coast is in the grip of a suicide epidemic, a former West Coast mental health nurse and suicide author says.

Stu Drake
- Thursday, 30 June 2016

Filmed by NZCC Rescue Helicopter crewman Stu Drake.

- Thursday, 30 June 2016

Filmed by Stu Drake of the NZCC Rescue Helicopter.

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 02 June 2016

A temporary manager has again been appointed in charge of two Greymouth rest homes, Granger House and Kowhai Manor.

Laura Mills
- Friday, 27 May 2016

The Government today announced an extra $9.7 million for the new Greymouth Hospital after subcontractor prices came back higher than expected �...

Laura Mills
- Monday, 04 April 2016

Runanga Fire Brigade volunteers have attended five suicides in the past 14 months.

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 10 March 2016

The senior doctors' union has asked how the Ministry of Health can hold out its cap for more money to refurbish its offices, when "the people of...

Laura Mills
- Monday, 22 February 2016

Calls have been made to change the rules of Development West Coast to allow it to invest in infrastructure so the stalled hospital redevelopments...

Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn hopes to arrange an urgent meeting with Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Economic Development Minister...

Laura Mills
- Friday, 12 February 2016

The West Coast District Health Board today slammed delays to the new Greymouth Hospital due to a $1.3 million cost overrun, and says cutting any...

Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Plans for the new $68 million Greymouth Hospital are on hold due to a cost overrun of
$1.3 million, angering West Coast leaders.