The South Island of New Zealand is probably about as far away from Cumbria as it is possible to get and still find sheep. But for ex-North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust boss Carole Heatly, it probably feels just like home.
The Otago Daily Times had an interview with Ms Heatly as she took on her new role running the Southern District Health Board - and much of the focus of the interview was her pay back in the UK and the financial position at North Cumbria.
Here was stark evidence that in the internet era you cannot leave your past behind you. Ms Heatly, however, ably defended both her pay and her record.
Back at home, many media outlets reported on the government’s plans to make school nurses more accessible, with texted or emailed appointments. The Independent caught the spirit of this with the headline “The nurse can c u now”.
The Daily Telegraph had a follow-up to its stories about sex-selective abortions; one doctor is suspended and two are temporarily restricted from offering abortions while the General Medical Council investigates.
The Observer reported on the stalling progress on persuading pregnant smokers to give up. Nearly six out of 10 pregnant teenagers smoke and a government “target” - remember those being abolished? - of only 11 per cent of women smoking by the time of birth is likely to be missed as teenagers are particularly resistant to “stop smoking” messages.
Finally, the Daily Mail said children who are getting their “five a day” could be at risk from dental erosion due to acid in fruit juices.
Parents might feel they just can’t win: something Media Watch always feels is a key Daily Mail message.