19 August 2014

Good health is a major resource for social, economic and personal development and is an important dimension of quality of life. Sound health policies and systems are therefore fundamental to the individual and collective wellbeing of New Zealanders.

Doctors play a vital role in improving health and the quality of health care, and the NZMA, the national body representing doctors in all branches of medicine, calls upon political parties to commit to policies that support and improve health.

Read our manifesto, Policies to improve health