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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A rural health expert hopes remote communities won't get lost in the major DHB shake-up

    A rural health expert hopes remote communities won't get lost in the major DHB shake-up


    Otago University senior research fellow Dr Fiona Doolan-Noble says farming and forestry are risky industries, and need acute care.

    She says rural populations are older and sicker than cities, yet access to health services is more difficult.

    Returning tourists also need access to rural health.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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