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Changes in health administration as Tyson appointed to board

Dr Allan Tyson has joined the Northern NSW health board.
Dr Allan Tyson has joined the Northern NSW health board.

ALLAN Tyson has been appointed to the Northern NSW Local Health District Board.

The appointment of the senior Grafton Base Hospital campaigner and anesthesiologist was welcomed yesterday by Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis.

"Allan Tyson is not only an excellent medical professional but an extremely effective advocate for Clarence hospitals and other health issues," Mr Gulaptis said.

Mr Gulaptis also congratulated incoming Northern Rivers Health District Board chairman Dr Brian Pezutti on his appointment and thanked Hazel Bridgett for her service.



Iron lung inhales interest at Schaeffer House

MIRACLE BOX: Schaeffer House volunteer Suzanne Gibson in the museum's medical section with the iron lung. The tall structure behind it is an X-ray machine.

The iron lung did not become obsolete until the 1950s.

Westlawn PS continue success on knockout level

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: Westlawn Public School defeated Bellingen Public to advance to the sixth round of the NSW PSSA Boys' Cricket Knockout.

Top effort with the ball in hand helped Westlawn overcome Bellingen.

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