Discussions in Queenstown last week on the proposed Lakes
District's integrated family healthcare centre were
"undoubtedly ... tense at times", but integral in helping the
Southern District Health Board (DHB), chief executive Brian
Rousseau said yesterday.
emergency department clinical leader, Dr Tim Kerruish, does
not share the confidence of Southern District Health Board
chairman Joe Butterfield that staying times for patients will
have improved by the end of June.