New Zealand has a high-quality publicly funded health system and a highly skilled, dedicated and professional health workforce. But we know there are opportunities to make improvements. We need to build a future health system that will perform better for all of us.
Transforming the health system will create a more equitable, accessible, cohesive and people-centred system that will improve the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.
Partnerships and Te Tiriti principles will be woven throughout the future system and all it does. There will be strong expectations across our future health system to deliver care that will achieve better health outcomes for Māori and other groups who have not always been well served.
We’re transforming the health system to better: