Crown monitor claims CDHB was financially mismanaged

So the war of words over Canterbury DHB continues, this time with an interview in The Press today with Lester Levy, claiming Canterbury DHB’s deficit “has grown out of control”. Levy was appointed Crown Monitor to the CDHB board last year and is a former chairman of all three Auckland DHBs. However, the counter claim… Continue reading Crown monitor claims CDHB was financially mismanaged

Does the NZ Government have any comprehensive policy on fixing the public health system?

It seems appropriate at the moment for us to continue documenting the unfolding CDHB crisis and asking some hard questions relating to this. In our last post yesterday, the key question asked related to this actual issue. Simply put, the Government has to date failed to take any sort of lead and front up to… Continue reading Does the NZ Government have any comprehensive policy on fixing the public health system?

NZ Pandemic Response Raises Questions Over Future Structure of Health System

We’re still evolving what this site is about and how we will use it, but we are sticking for now with our plans that it won’t be a general political site, but that we will continue to use it to address a small selected range of issues that we feel are of key importance. The… Continue reading NZ Pandemic Response Raises Questions Over Future Structure of Health System