Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health November 2023

Part A: Progressing your priorities and addressing key issues. Part B: The health portfolio: Roles and responsibilities

Published online: 
01 February 2024

Summary

Following the 2023 general election, the Ministry of Health | Manatū Hauora, produced a Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, as is usual practice.

Part A of this briefing provides an overview of the current health of New Zealanders and outlines some key opportunities, issues, and challenges to improve health outcomes. It also outlines immediate work to progress the 100-day plan and coalition commitments.

Part B provides more detail on the roles and responsibilities of the Minister of Health and the Ministry of Health’s roles and functions within the health portfolio.

Some information has been withheld, in line with the following sections of the Official Information Act 1982.

  • Section 9(2)(a) to protect the privacy of individuals
  • Section 9(2)(f)(iv) to maintain the constitutional conventions that protect the confidentiality of advice tendered by Ministers and officials.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    01 February 2024
  • HP number:
    8819
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2023. Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health: Part A: Progressing your priorities and addressing key issues. Wellington: Ministry of Health. Ministry of Health. 2023. Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health: Part B: The health portfolio: Roles and responsibilities. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

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