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Monday 18 September 2017 | Published in Local

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A case in which Mangaian man Sonny Ryan was told he would have to wait up to two years to go to New Zealand for hip surgery because there was no money available to send him there, has highlighted challenges faced by the Ministry of Health’s lifesaving patient referral scheme.

A case in which Mangaian man Sonny Ryan was told he would have to wait up to two years to go to New Zealand for hip surgery because there was no money available to send him there, has highlighted challenges faced by the Ministry of Health’s lifesaving patient referral scheme.


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