A special relationship of more than 130 years between the
Dunedin School of Medicine and Dunedin Hospital must not be
"disregarded with the stroke of a pen'', Emeritus Prof David
Gerrard tells health reporter Eileen Goodwin.
A suggestion in a new health plan that rural hospitals carry
too many beds and aim for higher-level services than
necessary is "inflammatory'' and lacks evidence, Clutha
Health First chief executive Ray Anton says.