Tag: New Zealand

9 Weeks to Health – New Zealand Part 3…Youth Matters

Reflecting on my time in New Zealand I am struck by the focus on young people as a flavour to the public provision of healthcare.  Originally, New Zealand’s subsidised access to care began with the over 65’s, but even they had to pay a co-payment.  The next group to gain access to a subsidy were […]

9 Weeks to Health – Churchill Study Tour Reflections

New Zealand – Increasing the Pace of Integration 1 My first stop was Wellington, New Zealand.  You must excuse me for being drawn to the allegorical given this is the home of “Middle Earth”.  On my first evening in the country I dined at “The GP” an upmarket, pub style restaurant in the heart of […]