Bariatric surgery numbers up
posted by Research Admin on 5 October 2011
29 Sep 2011 - A funding boost for weight-loss surgery is producing results, with Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia announcing an increase in the number of procedures nationwide in the first year.
"I can safely say that we have had an extra 75 this 2010/11 year. That puts us on target for the 300 over four years which is the target of the increased funding."
To read the full release, go to: http://feeds.beehive.govt.nz/release/bariatric-surgery-numbers