District Health Board
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I have a proven track record as a hard working, accessible and accountable city councillor. I went into local government to make a difference and I have, and I now want to make a difference in health.
As I am not standing again for the city council, my energies will be devoted to representing your views at the district health board, and improving access to quality and safe hospital and community care, for both rural and urban communities.
I am concerned about the continuing issues of access to Christchurch Hospital. I will work towards improving the rates of elective surgery, a review of maternity services, including improvements to the birthing units at Burwood, Rangiora and Lincoln Hospitals. We must eliminate the continuing problem of our Accident and Emergency Department being in “gridlock”. Safe, high quality hospital treatment must be readily available when needed.