Nine To Noon for Wednesday 20 October 2010
09:05 Shortfall in health care workers 2020 predicted
A Ministry of Health review which warns of a massive shortfall in health workers in the next decade is suggesting health organsiations hire more non-medical healthcare assistance to work with health professionals.
Professor Des Gorman, executive chairman of Health Workforce New Zealand; Cathy Gilmore, professional nursing advisor for the NZ Nurses Organisation; and Peter Foley, chair of the NZ Medical Association.
09:25 Broadband internet access connection delays
Katherine Hall, Business Development Manager at the Telecommunications Users Association; Robin Kelly, spokesperson for Chorus, Telecom's network arm.
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
10:05 Gary Harris - Royal NZ Ballet Artistic director
The Royal New Zealand Ballet's The Nutcracker will be the last production for Artistic Director Gary Harris at the helm of the company. Harris, who took up the position in 2001, will return home to England at the end of this year.
10:30 Book Review with John King
Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai by Ruiyan Xu
Published by Bloomsbury.
10:45 Reading: A Good Woman, a short story by Elizabeth Coleman
Iris's grown children, Roderick and Marion, return home to help her plan their father's funeral.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week: Phil Collins
1. In The Air Tonight (5:36) - Phil Collins taken from 1981 album "Face Value" (Atlantic)
2. Sussudio (4:23) - Phil Collins taken from 1985 album "No Jacket Required" (Atlantic)
3. Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) (5:04) - Phil Collins' Big Band taken from 1999 album "A Hot Night In Paris" (Phil Collins)
4. Uptight (Everything's Alright) (3:03) - Phil Collins taken from 2010 album "Going Back" (Atlantic)
11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen
The problems the law has keeping up with fertility technology and who has rights when it comes to donated embryos.
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard
Why males are bizarre and why they evolved.