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Report critical over lack of action on dire state of public hospitals

25 November 2019 RNZ

A new report, Hospitals on the Edge, by the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) has found burnt-out senior doctors and health staff are overworked, and confronting a crisis.

The report states acute hospital admissions and Emergency Department use is growing at more than twice the rate of population growth.

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