Middlemore Emergency Department experiencing high volumes, long wait times

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The Auckland region is currently experiencing high volumes of Emergency Department presentations which are impacting on waiting times. Clinical Director of Middlemore Hospital’s Emergency Department, Vanessa Thornton, is urging the community to come to the ED only for emergencies, including injuries which threaten life or limb.

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Waitematā, Auckland, and Counties Manukau DHBs delay outpatient appointments and planned care, move to virtual where possible

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Media Release 16 August 2020| From Monday 17 August, the three Auckland metropolitan district health boards (DHBs) will postpone some face-to-face planned care appointments or move to virtual appointments where it is appropriate to do so. This includes some scheduled community appointments, outpatient clinics and elective surgeries.

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