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Reducing Pressure On The Ch Emergency Department

Tuesday, 9 October 2007, 12:24 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt believes that current extensive advertising to ask Cantabrians to only come to the Emergency Department if there is a real emergency, will not be effective unless accompanied by moves to reduce demand - such as a free GPs clinic ... More >>

Health Cuts Hurt Number Up For CDHB Election

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 12:31 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt is aligning itself with the advertising round STV elections by kitting our five candidates in numbered and named rugby jerseys for the CDHB elections,” Chairperson of patient lobby group, Health Cuts Hurt, Eleanor Carter said today. More >>

Govt Must Fund Nurses’ Settlement Or Patients Lose

Wednesday, 12 September 2007, 10:43 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt urges the Minister of Health to step in and fully fund the Nurses’ $120m settlement including the flow-ons which are estimated at $53m for Canterbury,” Chairperson of patient lobby group, Health Cuts Hurt, Eleanor Carter said today. More >>

7 July Health Summit Postponed

Friday, 6 July 2007, 9:51 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Following discussions with key participants for the 7 July Summit, our group met last night and decided to postpone the summit,” Chairperson of patient lobby group, Health Cuts Hurt, Eleanor Carter said today. “The summit was to involve DHBs, Unions ... More >>

Summit Required To Sort Out Industrial Quagmire

Monday, 4 June 2007, 11:12 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt is calling for an urgent summit of representatives of the four main groups involved in, or affected by, the ongoing industrial disputes in our public hospitals to find a higher level and lasting solution,” Chairperson of Health Cuts ... More >>

Cantabrians prefer health funding before Jade

Sunday, 30 July 2006, 3:00 pm | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt says that if the Government and Christchurch City Council have a spare $20m for Jade Stadium to be upgraded for the 2011 World Rugby Cup, they should use it to properly fund the Canterbury District Health Board,” Chairperson of Health ... More >>

Government Must Up Funding

Sunday, 23 July 2006, 2:33 pm | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt believes the Government needs to step in to properly fund the CDHB which is facing annual deficits of $15m and more cuts to waiting lists on the 4 August,” Chairperson of Health Cuts Hurt, Eleanor Carter said today. More >>

Labour’s Illusory Health Pledges Not Commitments

Monday, 8 August 2005, 10:24 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Labour’s last two health pledges in 1999 and 2002 proved illusory and beg the question of whether the future for the health sector is really with Labour,” Eleanor Carter Spokesperson of Health Cuts Hurt said today. She was commenting on the coming Labour ... More >>

HCH Asks If Active Review Is Passive Parking

Wednesday, 6 July 2005, 9:13 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“HCHs’ monthly meeting unanimously rejected the current ‘active review system’ for elective surgery and termed it passive parking,” Eleanor Carter Spokesperson of Health Cuts Hurt said today. More >>

CHARITY Health Rally Supported By Concert Goers

Monday, 30 May 2005, 9:37 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Most of the concert goers at the fund raiser for the Christchurch Charity Hospital expressed their support for the actions of Health Cuts Hurt who held a fun rally outside,” Eleanor Carter Spokesperson of Health Cuts Hurt said today. More >>

CEO Resignation Offers Opportunity For Change

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 3:50 pm | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“The resignation of Jean O’Callaghan offers an opportunity for Canterbury people to move beyond the model of putting balanced budgets before patients that we have faced for the last two years,” Eleanor Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. She ... More >>

Concern Over Capacity Project In Hospital

Monday, 14 March 2005, 9:20 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“An industrial planning model developed for forecasting, stocking and selling cans of baked beans is being applied to patients at Christchurch Hospital,” Eleanor Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. “Clinicians were pressured to move patients out more ... More >>

New Health Cuts Hurt Spokesperson Elected

Friday, 26 November 2004, 3:33 pm | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Following the election of the Health Cuts Hurt Spokesperson (Heather Carter) to the Board in the recent elections, Eleanor Carter was elected as the new Spokesperson at last night’s committee meeting,” Eleanor Carter, new Spokesperson of Health Cuts ... More >>

Canterbury Carter Rugby Fans Asked To Refrain

Monday, 4 October 2004, 10:38 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt is asking Canterbury’s Dan Carter fans to refrain from ‘souveniring’ our group’s red and black ‘Carter’ health board election signs after tonight’s game (Auckland versus Canterbury),” Heather Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. More >>

Management Blowout Budget With Wasteful Spending

Friday, 1 October 2004, 10:28 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt is concerned at overspending on consultants, bonuses and wasteful spending by managers and poor planning at Christchurch Hospital,” Heather Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. She was commenting on the report that Christchurch ... More >>

Call For Inquiry Into Patient Death

Tuesday, 28 September 2004, 11:24 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt is calling for a full inquiry into the impact on patient safety of various cost cutting moves by the CDHB and in particular at Christchurch Hospital,” Heather Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. “Our group has received reports of ... More >>

2021/Labour Health Board Ads Mislead Over Sales

Monday, 20 September 2004, 9:22 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt intends lodging a complaint over misinformation in 2021/Labour election propaganda and advertisements for the Canterbury Health Board elections,” Heather Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. “Our group is demanding the withdrawal ... More >>

Health Board Declines Debate On Accountability

Thursday, 9 September 2004, 11:14 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt has been refused the opportunity to make a deputation to the health Board meeting tomorrow on the issue of accountability of elected Board members to the people of Canterbury,” Heather Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. “The Board ... More >>

Older Peoples’ Vision Helped By Larger TV Type

Tuesday, 7 September 2004, 2:33 pm | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

''Health Cuts Hurt congratulates the Otago Daily Times in particular and the New Zealand Herald as well for the large type and easy to read layout of their weekly and other TV guides,'' Heather Carter of Health Cuts Hurt said today. “Our investigation ... More >>

Ex-Waiting Lists Patients Becoming Acute?

Monday, 30 August 2004, 11:31 am | Health Cuts Hurts Campaign

“Health Cuts Hurt is seeking information about the number of patients who were cut off the waiting lists in 2003 only to be admitted since as acute patients,” Heather Carter, Chairperson of Health Cuts Hurt Inc said today. She was commenting on ex ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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