Budget 2023: A Small Boost for New Zealand's Health Sector

May 18, 2023, 1:23 p.m.

In the Budget 2023 announcement, more than $1 billion was allocated to increase health workforce pay rates and boost staff numbers, with more attention added to cutting down appointment waitlists. Kerri Nuku, kaiwhakahaere at New Zealand Nurses Organisation, still, questions if the recent boost will make a difference to the current nursing crisis New Zealand is currently facing.

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