Health workforce taskforces

The Health Workforce Directorate taskforce structure continues to make progress in coordinating the energy and focus of the large number of stakeholders that have an interest in the development of a sustainable and effective health workforce. 

Our common goal is to ensure the health workforce is appropriately trained and configured to meet current and future needs so that New Zealanders can be confident of receiving the best care possible.

In this section

  • The Allied Health Taskforce continues to support the Allied Health, Science and Technical workforces to ensure that Health Practitioners are qualified and available/capable to support the health system of the future. Read more
  • Updates from the Kaiāwhina Workforce Taskforce. Read more
  • Updates from the Medical Workforce Taskforce. Read more
  • The Midwifery Strategic Advisory Group provides strategic advice and guidance to the Ministry of Health and the sector to ensure a sustainable and supported midwifery workforce now and in the future Read more
  • The Nursing Taskforce Governance programme, jointly sponsored by Health Workforce New Zealand, Office of the Chief Nurse and the National Nursing Organisations continues with its strategic approach to building a sustainable nursing workforce now and in the future. Read more
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