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DHB Election brings living wage a step closer

Monday, 14 October 2013, 9:58 am | David Choat

The DHB election has delivered a strong mandate for a living wage for all DHB funded workers, said Labour DHB Board member David Choat who was re-elected to the Board yesterday. More >>

New Interim Chief Executive will face legacy of underfunding

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 7:06 pm | David Choat

Capital & Coast District Health Board member David Choat says he wishes new interim Chief Executive Debbie Chin well but warns that the financial problems she will face will be at least as great as those that confronted former CEOs Ken Whelan and Mary ... More >>

DHB election a choice between cuts & quality health services

Monday, 19 August 2013, 10:00 am | David Choat

Current Capital and Coast DHB member and Labour candidate David Choat said, "In the upcoming DHB elections, the public has a choice between candidates who will advocate for increased funding and better services in response to the destructive cuts imposed ... More >>

Budget places Capital and Coast services at risk

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 8:48 pm | David Choat

“Health Minister Tony Ryall has again failed to invest adequately in our nation's health with a Budget that will see Capital and Coast District Health Board continue to struggle,” said David Choat, Capital and Coast DHB member. More >>

Capital and Coast DHB needs more funding not further cuts

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 11:03 am | David Choat

“The Government should use Thursday’s budget to show a commitment to healthcare by significantly re-investing in Capital and Coast DHB, we cannot afford to face further cuts in funding and services, said David Choat, Capital and Coast Board member ... More >>