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The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

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ASMS Briefing to the Income Minister (BIM)

17 November 2017 ASMS

ASMS wrote to the new Minister of Health, Dr David Clark, in October 2017, congratulating him on his appointment and describing the key challenges for New Zealand’s health system. These include improving the health of New Zealanders, access to health services and cost effectiveness. We expressed our wish to engage with the Minister and his agencies to help meet these challenges.

ASMS recommended seven key policies to achieve and maintain a high quality, sustainable health service model, and these are described in further detail in the BIM.

Read here: ASMS Briefing to the Income Minister (BIM)