Parliament

Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 

Health Map shows Government cuts

Annette King
MP for Rongotai

Health Spokesperson

MEDIA ADVISORY

27 May 2016

Health Map shows Government cuts

Labour has launched an interactive Health Map allowing Kiwis to see how the Budget and National’s $1.7 billion of health cuts have hurt services in their area, says Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King.

“People can go to the Health Map at http://www.labour.org.nz/healthmap, enter their town, city, or address and see the level of funding cuts at their local DHB, and other information such as operations that have been denied and levels of understaffing. The information includes the latest data on DHB funding from today’s budget.

“Labour’s Health Map shows how National’s cuts have hit every part of New Zealand, with Kiwis all over the country missing out on the care they need,” says Annette King.

The data for the Health Map has been compiled from a number of official government sources including Parliamentary Questions, Treasury budget data, DHB clinical staffing numbers, Monthly Updates to the Minister, Statistics New Zealand population data, DHB documents and survey data from the PSA.


ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Politics Of Scaring Voters Back Into Line

Fear has always been a useful mobilising tool in politics… yet in 2017, bogeymen of all shapes and sizes seem to have fallen on hard times. For years, the National party had painted itself as being the only reliable defensive bastion against the terrifying prospect of a centre-left government…

In fact, the polls suggest that the public seems to quite like the new government, its Prime Minister, and its proposed plan of action. Somehow, even though a Labour/Greens/NZ First government is in power, the sun is still rising and setting, on time. More>>

 

Gordon Campbell: On Drinking Water As A Failure Of Political Leadership

It is almost possible to feel sorry for the Health Ministry in their terrible, no good, very bad week... More>>

ALSO:


Gordon Campbell: On Saying ‘Work For The Dole,’ Nicely

As New Zealand First learned the hard way from its two previous periods in government, small parties in MMP coalitions get blamed for the unpopular stuff done by their senior partner in power, but no one remembers the good stuff the junior player brought to the table... More>>

ALSO:

Seismic Blasting: Greenpeace Launches Legal Challenge Against Amazon Warrior

A legal challenge against the world’s largest seismic oil exploration ship was launched at a public rally on Parliament Lawn. More>>

ALSO:

Tertiary: 80,000 People Eligible For Fees Free

The Government has today made good on its 100-day promise of delivering the first year of fees-free post school training and education and industry training from 1 January next year, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins. More>>

ALSO:

PM's Presser: Rebuilding Cathedrals, Felling Trees

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attended the press conference today with Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Dr Megan Woods to announce urgent legislation this week for the rebuilding of the Christ Church Cathedral. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages