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Health Minister Dr David Clark says the new Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield has the skills and experience to be an outstanding leader for the Ministry of Health.

Health Minister Dr David Clark leaves for Geneva today for this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA) with the goal of securing a global plan for combating rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

The Coalition Government is beginning an historic reinvestment to restore our neglected hospitals and health infrastructure, bringing them up to the standard New Zealanders deserve, says Health Minister Dr David Clark.
Budget 2018 lays the foundations for stronger, more sustainably funded District Health Boards (DHBs) that can deliver the services New Zealanders expect and deserve, says Health Minister Dr David Clark.
The cost of visiting the doctor will be slashed for more than half a million Kiwis as part of a package of initiatives to help more New Zealanders get the primary health care they need, says Health Minister Dr David Clark.
Health Minister Dr David Clark and Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter have announced a package of additional support for community-based midwives, which responds to the pressure they have been under.

Budget 2018 will deliver safer, more modern and better resourced air ambulance services, says Health Minister Dr David Clark.

The Health Minister Dr David Clark congratulates the hard work and commitment of New Zealand’s 55,000-strong nursing workforce* ahead of International Nurses Day. 

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced that Dunedin’s new hospital will be built on the old Cadbury Chocolate Factory site and parts of surrounding blocks.

Children in 15 Canterbury and Kaikoura schools living with the legacy of earthquakes will have access to additional people to support their wellbeing from today, says Health Minister Dr David Clark.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced new chairs to lead Auckland’s three District Health Boards.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has rolled up his sleeve today for his influenza vaccination as part of the annual campaign that kicked off last week

Minister of Health Dr David Clark is encouraging nominations for the 2018 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards to recognise our country’s unsung heroes who support health and disability services.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says the Government has approved an extra $11.5 million funding for building works at Middlemore Hospital.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says he expects District Health Boards to be acutely aware of the need for proper oversight and control of executive expenses.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says the Mental Health Commissioner’s latest report is further confirmation of the need to tackle the drivers of mental health issues.

Minister of Health Dr David Clark says an estimated 3,800 mental health and addiction workers will soon receive the pay they deserve.

Minister of Health Dr David Clark has ordered an independent review of the National Bowel Screening Programme.

Health Minister Dr David Clark welcomes the enactment of new legislation today, which will improve people’s access to some health services across New Zealand.

The Minister of Health Dr David Clark has announced that the first stage of testing for potential water contamination at properties neighbouring the Ohakea and Woodbourne airbases is complete.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says he looks forward to working with Stephen McKernan following his appointment as Acting Director-General of Health.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says making medicinal cannabis more readily available will help relieve the suffering of people who are dying in pain.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says he is taking action following the release of the Stage 2 findings from the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says a new report on the Ministry of Health is an indictment on the previous Government’s nine years of neglect and under-resourcing.