The much-anticipated, hard-fought-for CT scanner for Dunstan
Hospital in Clyde has been ordered, leaving proponents elated
Netting a $1 million grant for a CT scanner at Dunstan
Hospital was just like winning the lottery - only better.
Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has entered the debate over where a CT
scanner for Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes districts
should be located, saying parochialism should be set aside.
Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper is backing the campaign for a
CT scanner to be based at Dunstan Hospital and urging
residents to show their support.
A tug of war could be looming over where a CT scanner is
based for Central Otago.
District Health Board is some way off reaching a decision
about the future shape of Wakatipu health services.
Further investigation of a Central Otago health services
model - including Queenstown - would be welcomed by Dunstan
Hospital, Russell McGeorge says.
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