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- Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Greymouth Commemorates Suicide Prevention Day

Laura Mills
- Friday, 08 September 2017

A new alcohol use survey of West Coast teens has found three-quarters of 16 and 17-year-olds drink, and they are generally getting alcohol from...

Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 09 August 2017

A 90-year-old Westport woman was on the phone to Parliament this morning to join the fight against the new family health centre to replace the...

- Thursday, 03 August 2017

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Laura Mills
- Friday, 23 June 2017

Greymouth Hospital Build

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 18 May 2017

The senior doctors' union says the West Coast District Health Board is being pushed into having ACC bankroll the new Westport family health centre...

Brendon McMahon
- Monday, 03 April 2017

A badly injured motorcyclist at Barrytown had to wait at least 90 minutes for medical help to arrive after a new

Laura Mills
- Friday, 31 March 2017

The receiver appointed to Granger House and Kowhai Manor rest homes in Greymouth says she plans to turn the business around, and for now it is...

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 30 March 2017

Kiwiannia Care Ltd, which owns two Greymouth rest homes Granger House and Kowhai Manor, has been put in receivership.

Laura Mills
- Monday, 27 March 2017

A West Coast District Health Board member who drove a suicidal man to the mental health unit at Grey Base Hospital after waiting two and a half...

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 23 March 2017

The West Coast District Health Board has appointed a temporary manager to Granger House rest home, just three weeks after the Ministry of Health...

Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 14 March 2017

The Ministry of Health audit that led to the pending closure of Kowhai Manor rest home, heaped praise on the care of the residents, but it also...

- Friday, 10 March 2017
Laura Mills
- Monday, 27 February 2017

Residents of Kowhai Manor rest home have been told the licence has been cancelled and it will close in April, to the alarm of residents and their...

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...