Health workforce

This section has information on Health Workforce New Zealand initiatives, including the Voluntary Bonding Scheme and demonstrations of new workforce roles

Health Workforce New Zealand's website has been redeveloped to meet new web standards. Full details of its work can be found in this new workforce section. Details of its board, annual reports and role can be found on this new HWNZ website

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In this section

  • Payments to reward medical, midwifery and nursing graduates who agree to work in hard-to-staff communities and/or specialties, and medical physicist and radiation therapist graduates who remain in New Zealand. Read more
  • Health Workforce New Zealand supports and funds a number of training intiatives. This section outlines our key programmes. Read more
  • Health Workforce New Zealand expects career plans to be in place for all the trainees it funds. This page includes career plan templates to use or adapt, and advice on how to go about planning your next steps. Read more
  • Innovative thinking to ensure the health workforce has the flexibility and resources to meet the needs of the public into the future. Read more
  • Reports into what future health workforces will look like in key areas such as aged care, diabetes and mental health. Read more
  • Publications relating to New Zealand's health and disability workforce. Read more
  • Health Workforce New Zealand provides funding for postgraduate clinical training to develop the workforce. This page sets out the specifications for district health boards (DHBs), which are responsible for much of this training. Read more
  • This report provides background on how medical and nursing full-time equivalents (FTE) are reported to the Ministry of Health. Read more
  • The Health Workforce NZ website has been overhauled. Help us improve it by answering these questions. Read more