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After-hours medical costs 'outrageous' - head to the hospital, says Tamihere -

Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust chief executive John Tamihere says the cost of after hours healthcare is 'outrageous'. People are being urged to go to hospital instead of ignoring their medical needs due to the high cost of after-hours medical centres ...and more »

Sick Westies told to forget costly after-hours doctor fees but go to A&E for free - New Zealand Herald

A major Auckland social agency is telling Westies who fall ill at night or on weekends to go straight to hospital rather than fork out big bucks at private medical centres. West Auckland's Te Whanau O Waipareira has taken out newspaper advertisements ...and more »

Go to hospital, it's free, west Aucklanders told - Newshub

Health officials are urging west Aucklanders not to turn up to emergency departments if they don't need to. John Tamihere's Waipareira Trust has erected billboards and taken out adverts in a local newspaper telling people to go to hospital if they're ...and more »