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‘No public inquiry needed’. Southern DHB boss

13 August 2019 Radio New Zealand - Nine to Noon

Chris Fleming, the head of Southern DHB says there’s no need for a public inquiry into its treatment of bowel cancer patients, and major failings are being addressed.

It’s in response to criticisms levelled by Phil Bagshaw, one of two clinicians tasked with auditing the DHB’s colonoscopy and bowel cancer service, who said more needed to be done to address their recommendations.

Listen here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018708454/no-public-inquiry-needed-southern-dhb-boss