News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 


Nurse leader appointed as Acting GM Adult Services

28 June 2004

Nurse leader appointed as Acting GM Adult Services, Auckland City Hospital

Margaret Dotchin has been appointed as acting general manager of Adult Services at Auckland City Hospital, effective July 5.

Ms Dotchin has been Nurse Leader for Medical Services at the hospital in Central Auckland working in partnership with the general manager, Adult Services. She will continue in her role as Nurse Leader and be responsible for strategic and operational management of adult medical, surgical and heart and respiratory services at the hospital.

Ms Dotchin replaces Mr Meng Cheong who has resigned to take up the position of chief operating officer for Capital and Coast District Health Board.

General Manager of Auckland City Hospital, Dr Nigel Murray said today that the appointment of Ms Dotchin to the acting role was honouring the partnership between clinical and management staff at Auckland City Hospital. Ms Dotchin has previously acted in the role of general manager of National Women’s Hospital.

“Margaret has been with the organisation since 1989, knows the hospital and its issues really well and her nursing perspective will be a great support to me and my team,” said Dr Murray.

Dr Murray also thanked Mr Cheong for his service to the hospital and wished him well in his new role.

“Meng has worked with us through our most challenging period of the Building and Change Programme. He has made an outstanding contribution to Auckland District Health Board and Auckland City Hospital,” he said.

Ms Dotchin, who has been a registered nurse since 1985, has held a number of management and clinical advisor roles in Auckland DHB. She has been a Nurse Leader since February 2002.

She is married with one daughter and lives in Herne Bay, Auckland.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi.
More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

CDF Tim Keating: NZ Somme Centenary

"Our generals also knew what to expect, and they built that knowledge into their planning. Each of the four set-piece attacks was fought with a single brigade, with the expectation that the brigade would be used up. A fresh brigade would then be brought up to conduct the next set-piece..." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Health
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news