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King congratulates ASMS on initiative

Hon Annette King
Minister of Health

25 August 2005 Media Statement

King congratulates ASMS on initiative

Health Minister Annette King has congratulated the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists for its novel international advertising campaign in the British Medical Journal publication BMJ Careers to recruit senior doctors from overseas.

“The association’s campaign is unusual because this is a union advertising, not an employer,” says Ms King.

“ASMS is not only expressing support for New Zealand’s lifestyle, but also its confidence in New Zealand’s revitalised public health system and in our modern and fair system of industrial relations.

“I welcome the association’s vote of confidence, and I am sure that senior doctors who choose to work in New Zealand will enjoy our health system and the environment and lifestyle New Zealand has to offer.”

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