EDITOR’S DESK NIKKI TODD
WHILE the Expression of Interest phase has reopened for community input over the site of the new hospital, it is worth hearing from those landowners disappointed their site was not chosen in the original round. Many felt they were not given enough airplay to sell the positives of their sites. However, I have no doubt similar concerns are raised for all infrastructure projects of this size across the country. We’re with the doctors when we say we have faith in the people who build hospitals every day for a living. They would no doubt have anticipated an outcry over their site selection – wherever it may be. While we await the final outcome, let’s not forget those struggling to look after our sick residents.