• Posts Tagged ‘District Health Boards’

    Suffering poor health? Too bad for you

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Articles, Comment • 2 Comments

    A rather disturbing report on Wellington’s health services shows that central government policies have led directly to people already in poor health getting even lower priority. ‘From Great to Good’, by professor Don Matheson, explains how – under pressure from central government targets – the Capital Coast District Health Board (C&CDHB) has increased spending...

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    Health boards could go further into the red – Treasury

    by  • November 24, 2011 • Articles, News • 0 Comments

    Government funding cuts could see struggling district health boards (DHBs) go further into deficit, the Treasury has admitted. In a briefing paper, officials say the boards will have find an extra $258 million over the next four years because the government no longer subsidises their Kiwisaver and pensions contributions. “If an individual DHB is...

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