News | Law and Order
21 Jan 2021 5:16
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    It's been identified patients with nowhere to go are staying longer than clinically needed at a second Auckland mental health unit

    It's been identified patients with nowhere to go are staying longer than clinically needed at a second Auckland mental health unit


    A Chief Ombudsman report found 13 cases in Auckland City Hospital's Te Whetu Tawera Acute Mental Health Unit, with one staying 17 months.

    It was due to a lack of suitable accommodation.

    An August report found five people had been in Waitakere Hospital's Waiatarau Mental Health Inpatient Unit for more than six months, for the same reason.

    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says it's not appropriate - but does admire Te Whetu Tawera's not discharging people into homelessness

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Law and Order News
     20 Jan: Hutt Valley Police have arrested a 35-year-old woman in relation to two recent burglaries in the Upper Hutt area
     20 Jan: New tech will one day replace chalking tyres to catch out parking offenders
     20 Jan: Police say the two victims of a homicide in Hawera are 15 year old Regan Frost Lawn and 55 year old Stephen John Frost
     20 Jan: Smart sensors will help councils decide whether more electric vehicle charging stations are needed
     20 Jan: A man is in custody ... after allegedly driving on the wrong side of the road and crashing into vehicles as he fled police in West Auckland
     20 Jan: Police have axed their annual cannabis operations, which net thousands of plants in isolated locations across the country
     20 Jan: Wellington Police have found a firearm believed linked to the homicide of a 33 year old Karori man
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Taranaki Rugby's mourning the death of one of its former All Blacks More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A surge of retired New Zealanders are leveraging their homes to free up cash More...



     Today's News

    Sailing:
    The Prada Cup challenger series schedule for this weekend has been revised, with American Magic unable to compete after their capsize 5:07

    International:
    Bushfire emergency warning downgraded for Darradup in Shire of Nannup, WA 4:37

    International:
    Joe Biden will be inaugurated today and replace Donald Trump as US President. Here's what to expect at the event 4:37

    International:
    US politics updates: Trump pardons former adviser Steve Bannon, but won’t pardon himself or family, official says – as it happened 4:37

    Health & Safety:
    UK sets new record for COVID-19 deaths as mortuaries warn they are being overwhelmed 4:37

    Business:
    A surge of retired New Zealanders are leveraging their homes to free up cash 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Dr. Dre was already in the studio, just a day after he was released from hospital 21:40

    Law and Order:
    Hutt Valley Police have arrested a 35-year-old woman in relation to two recent burglaries in the Upper Hutt area 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Betty White says the secret to a long life is a "sense of humour" 21:10

    Entertainment:
    Rupert Grint has credited his daughter with “breaking the internet” 20:40


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd