Dr Simone Inkrot is a heart failure nurse with a long-standing interest in how empathy influences people’s ability to look after themselves.
We as the Waikato District Health Board media and communications team try to respond to all media requests between the hours of 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. On weekends and public holidays we have limited out-of-hours cover for emergencies however in most cases we will post updates on our digital platforms: www.waikatonewsroom.co.nz or our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Please remember we are bound by patient confidentially and therefore cannot release personal information without the consent of the person or their guardian.
Where a person’s condition is of interest to media, we provide updated information about their medical status via Patient Updates.
Below is an explanation around what the patient condition status means:
Where possible, we will try to provide access to experts in particular fields.