Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health
This is the first Annual Report to the Minister of Health by the Health Workforce Advisory Board, which was established in 2019 under section 11 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.
The Board works with the Ministry of Health, in particular alongside the Health Workforce Directorate, to provide strategic oversight and sector leadership for New Zealand’s health workforce.
The Health and Disability System Review was underway when the Board started its work and the first Annual Report references across to the Health and Disability System Review recommendations where appropriate. The Annual Report is provided under section 15 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and relates to its statutory functions. It is structured and presented against the Terms of Reference.