The Proud Tradition of Taumarunui Hospital.
Ron Cooke, the compiler of this 272 page A4 case bound book, says in his introduction that without a doubt, the community was proud of its hospital and it thrived on community support. “It was an institution that united the community they shared in it and cared about it.”
The controversial marketing strategy that put Taumarunui Hospital on the nation’s surgical map is still remembered and talked about. The long drawn out battles with bureaucracy to retain funding, medical staffing and clinical standards was a sad fact of life but Taumarunui met the challenge.
This book has over 425 photos and is full of human interest stories with every name mentioned on its pages being included in a comprehensive index. Your name could be here..