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A woman caught in treatment delays at Middlemore Hospital has slammed a "ridiculous" lack of funding that has meant her life "is on stop mode again".

But Hayley Colling, 30, is full of praise for the staff at Counties Manukau DHB, including a surgeon who has gone above and beyond in helping treat her severe endometriosis, an inflammatory disease where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found outside the womb.

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