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The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

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Dunstan Hospital situation inevitable consequence of outsourcing rural hositals

8 April 2015 ASMS Media Release

“The threatened loss of services at Dunstan Hospital in central Otago is a stark reminder of what’s at stake when district health boards contract out rural hospitals and then abrogate their responsibilities for ensuring they are properly funded,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).  The full ASMS media release is available here.