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More Ambulances, or a Better Fence

Written by Anthony Rimell

March Housing Madness: More Ambulances, or a Better Fence?

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Tetraplegic Tracey Penney and family spent two months living in a van over Christmas before being offered an Auckland HNZ house (and only 1 week after the situation was publicized in stuff.co.nz). When the family was appropriately rehoused Tracey was able to re-engage with health treatments, as she had stopped home visits when the family had become homeless. 

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All Politics is...

Written by Anthony Rimell

This last week I was asked to provide a guest blog for 'The Standard' on why Im standing in this year's General election.

Thank yiou to the Standard for the chance to put my position forward.

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What Will It Take?

Written by Anthony Rimell

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The Press ran this article today on the impact on Mental health services and staff of the ‘unprecedented growth’ in demand for services in Canterbury following the 2010/11 earthquakes. Adult acute inpatient services are at capacity. Assaults on staff are up. Staffing ratios are at dangerous levels. The head-line said it all: specialist mental health services are on a knife edge.

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