Story: Rural services

Mobile surgical bus (1st of 2)

Mobile surgical bus

The mobile surgical bus travels the road to Te Puia Springs on the East Coast. Since 2002 the bus has visited small rural hospitals so people can have minor surgery locally rather than at city hospitals.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18574/mobile-surgical-bus (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008