East and Bays Courier : June 27th 2012
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There s now a new scan- ning and consultation area for expectant mums at Auck- land Hospital, funded by the Mercury Energy Star Supporters Club. Kris Birch, 23, of Glen Eden was there recently. During her pregnancy doctors were concerned that her baby had a blockage in his kidney so she was scanned several times. The old scan room felt a bit like an emergency room having the two beds right next to each other with only a curtain to separate. The new room gives a sense of privacy and made me feel as though I could discuss any issues with the specialist easily, without feeling as though the person next to you was listening in. Baby Ari arrived safely this month and he and his mum are both doing well. The unit is run by clinical director Dr Emma Parry who says the space will enhance operational efficiency by reducing waiting times, im- proving privacy and allowing greater training opportu- nities. The number of patients attending our clinic has increased by about 150 annu- ally in the two years since the service opened. We recently purchased an ultrasound machine but did not have a dedicated space to use it in. The facility cost $122,000 to build and fit out. Rubbish changes aim to reduce waste The supercity now has its first Auckland-wide plan for tackling rubbish. The aim is to reduce the amount of domestic kerbside waste we send to landfill. For residents in the East & Bays Courier s circulation area the new plan will mean some changes over the next few years. Wheelie bins for recycling will stay but there will be a choice of sizes, from 140L to 360L. A wider range of recy- clables will be collected. Wheelie bins for rubbish will also stay, but with a choice of 60L to 240L sizes. A disposer pays system will be introduced, with a charge per lift. Residents will pay each time their bin is picked up, rather than by weight. There will be a kerbside, rates-funded collection for organic waste, ie, food or green waste. There will still be a rates-funded inorganic collection every two years. The council is investi- gating flexible options for multi-unit dwellings. Deputy mayor Penny Hulse says the plan provides a blueprint for reducing household and commercial waste during the next few years and beyond. About 80 per cent of sub- mitters supported the target of a 30 per cent reduction in domestic kerbside waste sent to landfill by 2018. Now it s time to roll up our sleeves and work with the waste industry, businesses, local boards and the community to achieve this ambitious goal. Ms Hulse says the actions outlined in the plan will be rolled out in stages during the next few years, following work to ensure households and businesses are prepared for changes. Major changes to kerb- side collections will not start until 2015, as current con- tracts expire.
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