Major loopholes in the health system that allow tourists and illegal immigrants to escape paying for their health care need to be closed forthwith, says New Zealand First Health spokesperson Barbar
The case of an 82 year old man being taken by ambulance to Palmerston North Hospital and waiting for more than nine hours - only to leave again without being seen by a doctor - should provide a wak
New Zealand First says the Government hasn’t considered the part the country’s fickle weather could play in its plan to close hospital kitchens and outsource the work.
New Zealand First says Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei is off the planet by claiming in a TV interview that Maori growing marijuana are developing entrepreneurial and horticultural skills.
Government plans to close all hospital kitchens across the country would be a kick in the teeth to provincial New Zealand which is being ignored by the Government.
New Zealand First says we should follow in the steps of Australia and ban the commercial use of cancer-causing sunbeds.
The Government’s reduction in health services in Marlborough will have a negative impact on people living in the region, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is asking the Government whether it intends to issue pregnant mothers with frequent flier cards in case they need to be airlifted to specialised intensive care units.
New Zealand First is relieved that the Psychoactive Substances Bill was finally introduced into Parliament but says it took Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne too long to front up to the problem