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Nurses against privatised rebuild

25 August 2017 Eileen Goodwin - Otago Daily Times

Nurses have joined senior doctors in opposing a privatised rebuild of Dunedin Hospital. New Zealand Nurses Organisation Dunedin organiser Lorraine Lobb said public hospitals should not be used as profit-making entities. Mrs Lobb said there was not enough money in the health sector to provide a profit. ”There is no profit in health. That’s why there’s a deficit now.” A privatised rebuild would be unpopular in the community as well as among doctors and nurses, she said. The Otago Daily …

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