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It does not matter how many there are to train (doctors and nurses) when there is nobody left to do the teaching and nobody left to do the employing.

Vintage Taylor, love it!

Associate health minister Julie Anne Genter (Greens) spoke in favour of the bill this evening, while NZ First list MP Jenny Marcroft and National Party health spokesman Jonathan Colema

Correction: In an earlier version of this story we mistakenly described John Arcus as a director of Comprehensive Care PHO but he actually retired from the role at the end of 2017.

Correction: In an earlier version of this story we mistakenly described John Arcus as a director of Comprehensive Care PHO but he actually retired from the role at the end of 2017.

There is a reason when you get on the bus only the driver has his hands on the wheel. We need an ASMS.

When I say illegally, that was the opinion of the QC that examined the contract that we had.
Yes, but Kerry, don't you understand? VLCA = cheaper = good and benevolent, Access = expensive = bad and greedy.

This story has been updated to include the correct name of the new group: the Federation of Primary Health Care New Zealand - Fiona Thomas

Yes! Well said.