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Survival mode: Why some rural emergency services are under threat

Tess Brunton, Otago/Southland reporter.Rural GPs and nurses are thin on the ground and the pressure on those trying to provide life saving emergency help is even more evident over the summer. RNZ's Otago/Southland reporter, Tess Brunton explores if they can continue as demand rises.  Read more here....

April 13, 2019

New Medical Centre progress

The old building comes down.Timelapse video by Stuart Duncan...

April 13, 2019

Waimate Medical Centre moving from 1960s era to 21st century building | New Zealand Doctor

By Keira Stephenson Monday 6 August 2018, 10:37 AM An Edwardian building on Waimate’s main street makes way for a new development. After 10 years working in a building constructed the same year she was born, Waimate Medical Centre owner, GP Sarah Creegan, was ecstatic when the opportunity arose to move into a brand new $2 million one. Dr Creegan says her current building, purpose built in 1961, has good-sized rooms, but limited usefulness for today’s practising style. Her new premises w...

April 13, 2019

Waimate "buzzing" with anticipation for new medical centre

Matthew Littlewood, Timaru Herald, Dec 21 2018 A brand new close-to-$2 million medical centre in Waimate is now open to the public.The new single-storey building at 84 Queen St is home to a medical centre, pharmacy and ambulance bay, all internally linked.  The centre opened on Thursday and Waimate Medical Centre owner-operator Dr Sarah Creegan said the staff were "absolutely fizzing" with anticipation.  Read more here...

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