Our Government is committed to making sure that our health system works for all New Zealanders, no matter who you are or where you live.
Transformation of our health system will take time, and the step we’re taking today – establishing Health New Zealand and the Māori Health Authority – is about getting the structure right.
We’re making the changes as seamless as possible, so most patients won’t see the change on day one. You can be confident the health services your family relies on will be delivered by the same great people, and in the same local places. If you have an appointment booked this will not change.
But in the coming years New Zealanders right across the country will see real improvements to our health system.
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