ANDrew dickerson

Elected Board Member
Canterbury District Health Board
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  • More than 30 years hospital and health sector experience
  • Currently Chair of the Hospital Advisory Committee
  • Former Chief Executive of Age Concern Canterbury


  • Hard working, visible, accountable, approachable, forthright

Totally Independent:

  • No links to any political party - my interest is in healthcare not politics

Strong Advocate for Canterbury:

  • Totally committed to improving public health services in our region 

Advocating for things that matter, including:

  • the re-build of our badly damaged hospital facilities
  • shorter waiting times for cancer treatment
  • increased funding for mental health services
  • new child health facilities for Christchurch Hospital
  • improved access to elective surgery
  • a bowel cancer screening programme for Canterbury
  • retaining health services in our rural communities
  • improvements in the standard of rest home care