COLLECTIONS: System Fix - the podcast for health reform junkies

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COLLECTIONS: System Fix - the podcast for health reform junkies

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Looking to keep up to date with changes to the health system. Check out our podcast System Fix

System Fix: Episode 18 - All about localities

System Fix host Barbara Fountain is joined by New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa senior journalist Martin Johnston in conversation with Martin Hefford of the interim Health New Zealand, on the afternoon of 21 April, the day health minister Andrew Little announced the first nine prototype localities

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System Fix: Episode 17 - Summer progress report

It's been a while between podcasts, what with the summer break and now COVID making its mark in New Zealand. System Fix host Barbara Fountain joins regular panelists Gabrielle Baker and Tim Tenbensel to catch up with progress on the roll out of the health sector reforms, or as we like to call it, the Big Little Revolution

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System Fix: Episode 16 - And that was 2021

New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain and senior journalist Martin Johnston recap progress with the country's health reforms in 2021

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System Fix: Episode 15: The minister tabled a bill

The health reforms legislation - Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill - was tabled by health minister Andrew Little on 20 October and soon after passed its first reading. Regular System Fix panelists Gabrielle Baker and Tim Tenbensel join host Barbara Fountain with a mission in mind - their own reading of the bill, so you don't have to (though we know you probably will - it's the bane of being a health reform junkie)

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System Fix: Episode 14 - On holding true, the guys from TU

New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain talks to Stephen McKernan, director of the Health and Disability Review Transition Unit, and his deputy, Martin Hefford, about function trumping form, a crucial health plan, central agencies vs local services, communities and localities, private providers, workforce, leadership and, ultimately, selling the plan for health sector reform and convincing people to stay the course

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System Fix: Episode 13 - It doesn't happen by magic

New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain talks to David Meates, former chief executive of Canterbury DHB and now roving health reform consultant, about how change happens in health systems…and more

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System Fix: Episode 12 - Where are we?


It’s just over 400 days since the report of the Health and Disability System Review Panel, aka the Simpson Report, was released. New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain and regular System Fix panelists Gabrielle Baker and Tim Tenbensel catch up on the latest developments in the roll out of reforms to the New Zealand health system

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System Fix: Episode 11 - Talking with Kim Gosman

In Episode 10, System Fix covered the National Rural Health Conference, asking delegates for their thoughts on the proposed health sector changes. Here, in Episode 11, New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain talks to long-time rural health champion Kim Gosman (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa and Ngāti Tautahi) about health reform and what it might mean for rural and Māori heath. Kim has worked as a nurse, midwife, health services manager and in governance role

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System Fix: Episode 10 - Rural sojourn

New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain caught up with folk in the rural health sector at the National Rural Health Conference to find out what they're thinking about the health reforms, in particular rural localities. Health and Disability System Transition Unit deputy director Martin Hefford provides some insights on the proposed changes. Features - Honey winer, Jo scott-Jones, Kate Baddock, Garry Nixon, Emily Gill and Don Cameron

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System Fix: Episode 9 - the Budget, go figure

Regular panelists, independent health researcher Gabrielle Baker and University of Auckland health policy researcher Tim Tenbensel, join New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain to take on the challenge of interpreting what this year’s Budget might mean for health and more specifically the health reforms, and catch up on progress with the reforms rollout

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System Fix: Episode 8 - The big reveal

Health minister Andrew Little revealed his plans for the health system on 21 April with a restructuring which went well beyond that recommended in the Health and Disability System Review. Barbara Fountain and regular panelists Gabrielle Baker and Tim Tenbensel digest the news

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System Fix: Episode 7 - Pondering DHBs and Health NZ

Her Easter plans having changed unexpectedly and with an announcement on the new health sector structures expected before the end of the month, New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain, spent a rainy day at home hunting out the audio from last year's Popcorn Panel discussing super-sized DHBs and the proposed Health NZ. Joining her from the archival audio footage are health policy researcher Tim Tenbensel, health sector commentator Ian Powell and ProCare medical director and former DHB man Allan Moffitt. It's not your usual panel discussion.

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System Fix: Episode 6: On professional capture of change...and more

Barbara Fountain recaps the latest on the reforms taking place in the health system, and chats to Christchurch GP Vanessa Weenink and Auckland medical oncologist George Laking (Te Whakatōhea) – both with leadership roles in the sector – about the tricky issue of professional capture of systems and change; how veteran medical professionals could benefit from the education their younger colleagues are receiving, and the power shifts needed to help make reforms work.

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System Fix: Episode 5 - What's happening out there?

The System Fix panel - Barbara Fountain, Gabrielle Baker and Tim Tenbensel - continues sifting through the bits and bobs of official news about transforming the New Zealand health and disability system. There’s more happening than first appearances might suggest

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System Fix: Episode 4 - Welcome to 2021

Episode 4: Time tables, game changers, the perennial issue of power plays within government systems, and more on what a Māori health agency might look like, are all up for discussion by Barbara Fountain and regular panellists Gabrielle Baker and Tim Tenbensel

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System Fix: Episode 3 - Interview with health minister Andrew Little

Episode 3: New Zealand Doctor|Rata Aotearoa senior journalist Martin Johnston talks to health minister Andrew Little about progress with implementing the health sector changes as proposed by the Simpson Report

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System Fix: Episode 2 - What next for disability services?

Episode 2: Disability services advocate Ruth Jones (Ngāti Porou) of Hei Whakapiki Mauri and Kanohi ki te Kanohi Consultancy and Jane Cartwright, chair of intellectual disabilities services provider Brackenridge Services, talk with New Zealand Doctor|Rata Aotearoa editor Barbara Fountain about why the Simpson report falls short for people with disabilities (With apologies for some technical glitches). Subscribe using your podcast provider or click below to listen

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System Fix: Episode 1 - Getting started

The Health Media’s Barbara Fountain, health sector consultant Gabrielle Baker (Ngāpuhi) and health policy researcher Tim Tenbensel start out on a journey, to follow the implementation of changes to the New Zealand health and disability system. We start with introductions, some initial thoughts on legislated charters, meaningful acknowledgement of te Tiriti o Waitangi and transition – fast and slow. Subscribe using your podcast provider or click below to listen

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