A letter to the incoming minister FOR health


A letter to the incoming minister FOR health

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Andrew Little pictured in 2017
New health minister Andrew Little, pictured in 2017, from the New Zealand Doctor files

Today the sector has learnt that former justice minister Andrew Little is the new health minister. New Zealand Doctor/Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain asked former advisor to health ministers David Galler what advice he might have for an incoming health minister. Dr Galler describes both the approach needed and the pressure points where change in the sector must come

Dear incoming minister, CONGRATULATIONS on your government’s success in the election and your appointment as a minister. I hope this short letter about health and healthcare , David Galler B, Dave Galler says the sector is keen to help the new minister [Image: Babiche Martens]