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Ryall: More Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

"More patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new official figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More Hutt Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Hutt Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Hutt Valley patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More BOP Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More BOP Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Bay of Plenty patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More Cap Coast Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

More Capital and Coast District Health Board patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More Lakes Patients Seeing Surgical Specialists

"More Lakes patients were assessed by surgical specialists in the past year than ever before, according new figures released by the Ministry of Health.

More Ministry Of Health Jobs To Go -- Ryall

More Ministry Of Health Jobs To Go -- Ryall

Wellington, Oct 3 NZPA - The Ministry of Health is expected to lose nearly 400 staff positions over 2-1/2 years, Health Minister Tony Ryall says.

The public health sector was still going through a process to cut administrative positions and move resources into frontline services.

The Old Are Not So Old Anymore

Acknowledging International Day of Older People on 1 October, Health Minister Tony Ryall says older New Zealanders are generally fitter, healthier and more active than their forebears.

Minister Waits To See If Voters Trusted With Dhb's Future

On-going financial problems for Capital & Coast DHB didn't prevent the Wellington Regional Hospital being built.

The Government is waiting until after next month's local body election to see whether it can trust voters' choices to run Capital & Coast DHB.

Authorities Investigate Gastro Outbreak

Authorities Investigate Gastro Outbreak

Wellington, NZPA - Two families at a welfare centre in the Christchurch suburb of Linwood are battling gastroenteritis.

Hospital Services

All non-urgent elective surgery has been cancelled for tomorrow. This includes all pre-arranged admissions for Christchurch, Christchurch Women's and Burwood Hospitals. Scheduled Caesarean sections and inductions will continue. Affected patients are being contacted.