20 Nov 2023

Rural residents soon to have after-hours healthcare

From Midday Report, 12:16 pm on 20 November 2023

After-hours health services will now be available by phone to almost 900,000 people living in isolated rural communities. The service is being run by Ka Ora which is jointly commissioned by Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand and the Maori Health Authority Te Aka Whai Ora, using three existing telehealth organisations. Ka Ora general manager Jess White spoke to Charlotte Cook.