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Counties Manukau DHB new boss ready to make tough decisions

12 September 2018 Emily Ford - Stuff

Getting on top of the books and being transparent are two goals the new chief executive of Counties Manukau Health has set herself.

One week into the top job at one of the country’s biggest DHBs, Fepulea’i Margie Apa isn’t backing down from the financial challenges and the ongoing issues with Middlemore Hospital buildings, which were revealed earlier this year.

With a $10 million deficit to maintain, saving money is one of those priorities, and Apa expects all her staff to help contribute to that.

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