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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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Deep diving into this year’s health budget

15 June 2020 ASMS

Budget 2020 delivered the biggest boost to health in ten years but will it really make a real difference in helping to rebuild an overloaded health system which has faced years of chronic underfunding?  We believe it’s important to know exactly how and where the health dollar is being spent. This year ASMS commissioned one of New Zealand’s leading independent economic forecasting and consultancy businesses, Infometrics, to analyse this year’s health budget and crunch the numbers.

Examining health funding in Budget 2020 final