Letter to the editor – Western Leader:
RE: 24/7 Emergency care.
I am incredibly
pleased that we now have a fully functioning 24/7 emergency department at
It has been a long road. When I first became MP for Waitakere there had been a lot of talk about making Waitakere hospital a priority, with no real action.
But together, the Waitamata DHB, Minister of Health Tony Ryall and I rolled up our sleeves and did what needed to be done.
Westies can now get quick local emergency healthcare from medical staff who have a vested interest in the health and well being of our community.
I want to
personally thank the board chairman, Lester Levy and Minister Ryall for their
commitment and can do attitudes. Without your hard work, we would not finally
have this vital
Proud to be a Westie serving Westies.