Implementing the New Zealand Health Strategy 2009

Published online: 
02 December 2009

Summary

This report details the actions taken throughout 2009 to progress priority areas that have been signalled to the sector.

The priority areas are:

  • strengthening the workforce
  • Health Targets
  • better, sooner, more convenient primary health care
  • improving productivity and value for money
  • strengthening regional service planning and collaboration
  • ensuring quality.

These priority areas remain consistent with the New Zealand Health Strategy and will continue to be priority areas for 2010/11.

This report fulfils the Minister of Health’s responsibilities under Section 8 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 to report annually on the implementation of the New Zealand Health Strategy (see sections 2−6 of this document). It also meets the requirements under Section 9 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 to report annually on progress on implementing the National Strategy for Quality Improvement (see section 7).

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 December 2009
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-33982-0
  • HP number:
    5000
  • Citation:
    Minister of Health. 2009. Implementing the New Zealand Health Strategy 2009. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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