NZMA welcomes Hon Andrew Little to his recently appointed role of Minister of Health, and the new Associate Ministers, Hon Peeni Henare, Hon Ayesha Verrall, and Hon Aupito William Sio. We also welcome the Hon Chris Hipkins as COVID-19 Response Minister.
NZMA has sent the new Minister, as well as the Associate Ministers, a Briefing Document, outlining the role of NZMA, and our elected leadership team. This document also outlines NZMA's main priorities and concerns, specifically health investment priorities, general practice sustainability, public health, Māori health and health equity, and climate change and planetary health.
We welcome the incoming Ministers into their respective roles, and look forward to working with them.