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The toxic mould and rot in Middlemore hospital

David Galler  |  31 March 2018

I was embarrassed and outraged by the news about the state of the hospital where I work, writes Dr David Galler – for this systematic betrayal of the very people we are here to serve and of the staff that works so hard to help them. And it goes to the fundamental question about what we choose to value

Counties Manukau Health in South Auckland, serves a population of more than 600,000 people with at least one third of them, including 40,000 children, living in significant poverty. Likened by some to Baragwanath, the main hospital of Soweto, Middlemore is New Zealand’s busiest and, like Baragwanath, a place reknowned for its hard working staff and good culture.


David Galler


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