Ngā ratonga hauora kua mahia: Health service use

This section presents indicators that look at use of health services, with a focus on primary health care providers.

Primary health care providers are a person’s first point of contact with the health system: they include general practice teams, after-hours clinics and some community health services.

This section also includes indicators on prescriptions and unmet need for health care.

In this section

  • Information on how many Māori vs non-Māori have accessed primary health services, and what the barriers to accessing services are. Read more
  • Information on rates of uncollected prescriptions due to cost, for Māori and non-Māori. Read more
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