7 May 2024

Labour says govt scaling back Nelson Hospital commitment

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 7 May 2024

The Labour Party says the government is scaling back its commitment to Nelson hospital and cutting front line health services by changing the plans for a new hospital. Last year, Cabinet signed off on building a new, acute services building. But Labour says this has quitely changed to a plan to build a series of smaller buildings instead. Labour health spokesperson Dr Ayesha Verrall joins Charlotte Cook