Nine to Noon for 23 May 2008

09:05 Patient Safety in Private Hospitals

Danny Malone and Adrian Simcock, who both lost their wives following operations at Wakefield private hospital in Wellington.

09:20 Patient Safety in Private Hospitals

Ron Paterson, Health and Disability Commissioner. He has reported on the deaths of two patients at Wellington's Wakefield Hospital, deaths which raise significant questions about private hospital operating procedures.

09:30 Patient Safety in Private Hospitals

Michael Woodhouse, President of the Private Surgical Hospitals Association

09:40 The Budget and Beyond

Helen Clark, leader of the Labour Party

09:50 The Budget and Beyond

John Key, Leader of the National Party

10:05 Pacific Correspondent Mike Field

10:15 Petite Anglaise

Catherine Sandersen, the Paris-based English secretary who poured out her life in a blog she began in 2004, including details of her unhappy marriage, and boring job that resulted in a book deal with Penguin publishers.

10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley, illustrated by Gavin Bishop
Gecko Press
ISBN 978-0-9582787-3-7

Which New Zealand Spider by Andrew Crowe
Penguin Books
ISBN 978-0-14-300643-5

10:45 Reading: Together by Murray Richards

11:05 Music with Manu Taylor

Moana & The Tribe - Wha
Black Pearl Limited/Ode Records BP001

Tami Neilson - Red Dirt Angel
Ode Records CDMANU5035

Gabriella Cilmi - Lessons To Be Learned
Warner Music Australia

11:30 Sports Commentator Richard Becht

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Pinky Agnew