Confidential advice to Southern District Health Board members
deciding whether to privatise the South's fertility service
says strong competition from the private sector contributed
to making an in-house service unviable.
Dunedin home support workers who transferred from dumped
home-care provider Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) will
continue to be paid a significantly higher mileage rate than
other Access Homehealth workers, the Rural Women New
Zealand-owned provider says.