Health board changes queried

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

Re­cent ar­ti­cles and editorials high­light a grow­ing con­cern held by com­mu­nity agen­cies, in­clud­ing the Mana Re­cov­ery Trust, for peo­ple with men­tal health prob­lems in the Cap­i­tal & Coast Dis­trict Health Board area.

We are not dis­put­ing the loss of fund­ing aris­ing from the health board changes. Nor are we dis­put­ing the in­ten­tion of the health board to pro­mote bet­ter choices for peo­ple. What we are ques­tion­ing is: The de­par­ture from the long­stand­ing ethos that for peo­ple with men­tal health prob­lems, reg­u­lar and mean­ing­ful daily

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