In September 2017, New Zealand Doctor|Rata Aotearoa rounded up some of the ‘basic ingredients’ with a view to painting a picture of the variety of entities in the PHO world. This year, with the report of the Health and Disability System Review Panel proposing an end to funding for primary care being funnelled through PHOs, their future is uncertain. Simon Maude revisits the basic ingredients to see what has changed in the past three years
1. The PHO was contacted and asked for this data.