On June 16th the Health and Disability System Review was published. This review has been in the works for the past two years, led by Heather Simpson and commissioned by (former) Health Minister Dr David Clark. The report investigated how the current health and disability system functions in Aotearoa New Zealand and proposed a set of recommendations to ensure our future system in better balanced towards wellness, access, equity and sustainability.
The team at WHA team are recording the content of the final (200 page!) report of the Health and Disability System Review as podcast-style videos, for greater accessibility and for those who prefer listening instead of reading!
Health and Disability System Review Part 1: Executive Summary
The executive summary provides an overview of the report. You can read it for yourself here, or hear it read out below.
Health and Disability System Review Part 2: Overview and Context
Overview and context explains the background of the report and explores the impacts the report will have on both people and communities and Hauora Māori/Māori Health. You can read this section here, or listen to it below.
Health and Disability System Review Part 3: Settings
Settings examines how governance and funding could work under a new health and disability system, exploring new arrangements for funding, research, planning and systems. You can read this section here, or hear it read out below.