16 Jun 2020

Massive changes proposed for our DHBs

From Lately, 10:31 pm on 16 June 2020

Half of New Zealand's district health boards - and all of their elected members - could be be gone under huge health system changes announced today.

A report into reforming the country's health and disability system has been released which recommends simplifying  what it calls an overly complex health system as well as setting up a new crown entity - Health NZ - to focus on delivery and financial performance as well as a Maori Health Authority.

Karyn speaks with Dr Felicity Goodyear-Smith from University of Auckland about the recommendations.