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Canterbury DHB on neurosurgery

Media Statement from Canterbury District Health Board CEO David Meates

Commenting on the decision released today by the Acting Director-General of Health, Andrew Bridgman re the structure of the South Island neurosurgery services, Canterbury District Health Board chief executive, David Meates says, “we are pleased to see a focus on South Island neurosurgery and the commitment to longer term planning and investment which includes Canterbury.

“Clearly there is a lot of work to be done and we will work with other DHBs to ensure that the South Island has a robust and sustainable neurosurgical service that all communities will benefit from,” says David Meates.

The full report is available through the Ministry of Health's website:


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