Patient travel scheme supporting more Kiwis
Monday, 3 December 2012, 3:03 pm
Press Release: New Zealand Government
Hon Tony Ryall
Minister of Health
Patient travel scheme supporting more
Patients who need to travel outside their region
for specialist health services or frequently to appointments
are receiving more support than ever before.
Minister Tony Ryall said this government is committed to
improving access to health services for New
“Last financial year, $38 million in travel
and accommodation assistance was provided to over 33,000
patients – 40 per cent more funding than in 2008.