The outspoken Dunedin Hospital doctor elected to the Southern
District Health Board will soon understand how little money
there is to spend, chairman Joe Butterfield told board
members at their final meeting of the three-year term.
Women in Otago and Southland migh receive a better quality
breast-screening service by a different provider than the
present health board service, which is ''limping along'',
Federation of Women's Health Councils co-convener Barbara
An ''insurmountable'' lack of radiologists has forced the
Southern District Health Board to relinquish the southern
breast-screening service from the middle of next year, the
board announced yesterday.