Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters is calling on the government to pick up the tab for the huge shortfall in funding for the region’s rescue helicopter.
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The Prime Minister is unconcerned that Kiwis face overstretched health services as rapid population growth overloads underfunded public services, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First expects strong support from all parties for its common sense SuperGold Card Health Check Bill coming up for its first reading in Parliament.
New Zealand First is optimistic the National government will vote to give three free GP visits to all SuperGold cardholders when New Zealand First’s Bill is introduced into Parliament.
Asenati Lole-Taylor will be attending the "Be a Champion - Don't Let Gout Knock You Out" community event as an invited guest speaker of Arthritis NZ.
Rest home caregivers earn over $100 a week less than others doing the same work for District Health Boards, and it’s unfair, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First has called on doctors in Wellington’s public health system to ignore instructions to cut back on blood tests to save money.
Aged care workers have been neglected once again by the National Government, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is calling on the Government to be fair to all parents and schoolchildren and roll out the Nitbusters programme across all schools.
New Zealand First is calling for the Minister of Health to urgently review the use of surgical mesh after alarming reports of health issues following surgery.
New Zealand First fears staff shortages are leading to the “rationing” of care in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
The Government is playing roulette with people’s health by spinning the wheel for hospital waiting lists, says New Zealand First.