Hospital rebuild chairman sacked; Hodgson given job - News Summed Up

Hospital rebuild chairman sacked; Hodgson given job


Pete HodgsonHealth Minister David Clark has sacked the Dunedin Hospital rebuild chairman and appointed former Labour cabinet minister Pete Hodgson to lead the project. When contacted, Hawke’s Bay consultant Andrew Blair said his role as Southern Partnership Group chairman was "terminated" this week. acknowledged that it was Dunedin’s turn for a hospital rebuild — the only major centre in New Zealand not to have its hospital rebuilt. Mr Hodgson would be charged with implementing Labour’s vision for the rebuild, including a promise to start construction before the 2020 election. eileen.goodwin@odt.co.nzSouthern Partnership Group (SPG)• Set up in 2015 to work with Ministry of Health to oversee rebuild of Dunedin Hospital.


Source: Otago Daily Times December 07, 2017 16:07 UTC


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