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Doctors’ Union report highlights health funding failures amid rising demand – RNZ 13 May 2024

Summarised by Centrist

A report by the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists shows that health funding in New Zealand is not keeping up with inflation or demand, leaving many without adequate care. 

Experts suggest ring-fencing funds to depoliticise healthcare funding. Health Minister Dr Shane Reti acknowledges the issue but has no immediate plans to review funding, focusing instead on initiatives to reduce hospital admissions.

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