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Surgical bus milestone

It is nearly five years since the mobile surgical bus first rolled into Waikari and over that time it has provided much needed elective surgeries for hundreds of patients.
The first operations were performed on August 11, 2008 and five patients underwent general surgeries.
On Monday, surgeons carried out seven operations, the majority of them hernia repairs, says Waikari Health Centre manager, Wendy Allan.

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