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Background context

The Health and Disability System Review / Hauora Manaaki Ki Aotearoa Whānui (the Review) outlined some of the challenges in the health sector.

This was based on widespread consultation with the health and disability sectors and interested parties over an 18-month period.

The Government is currently assessing the recommendations of the Review and considering the best way to ensure New Zealanders get the health services they expect and deserve, and address inequality.

The Government’s commitment to address inequalities was highlighted in the Speech from the Throne from the Governor General on 26 November 2020.

The resources linked below provide the background context for the work of the Transition Unit:

Last updated: 
Thursday, 18 February 2021

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