11 Sep 2017

Taumarunui Hospital urging people to use GP first

From Morning Report, 8:52 am on 11 September 2017

Taumarunui's emergency department is urging people to use GPs after treating the equivalent of the whole town's population in the past year.

It says the majority of the cases it sees can be dealt with by GPs, and it's putting a huge strain on services.