Treasury Living Standards Framework Dashboard demonstrates lack of understanding by officials

Treasury Living Standards Framework Dashboard demonstrates lack of understanding by officials

Yesterday, The Treasury released its Living Standards Framework Dashboard. This dashboard attempts to take deep dive into the overall wellbeing of New Zealanders all with the aim of informing Budget 2019 - billed as a Wellbeing Budget.

However, there are real grounds for concerns about the dashboard and how it will be used.

New Zealand Medical Journal publishes paper about Mana Tū: NHC's diabetes programme

New Zealand Medical Journal publishes paper about Mana Tū: NHC's diabetes programme

The New Zealand Medical Journal recently published a paper describing the rationale behind the development of the Mana Tū programme. Mana Tū is a unique Māori-lead programme developed and led by the NHC that supports people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes to successfully self-manage with their condition.

Primary Health Care Federation must be radical if it is to achieve equity where others have failed

Primary Health Care Federation must be radical if it is to achieve equity where others have failed

The National Hauora Coalition, Aotearoa’s largest Māori-led Primary Health Organisation (PHO) welcomes the establishment of the Federation of Primary Health Aotearoa New Zealand and the appointment of Steve Chadwick as the first chair of the group.

Māori Health inequity as a humanitarian crisis in Aotearoa?

Māori Health inequity as a humanitarian crisis in Aotearoa?

Over the next few weeks we will be showcasing developments and thinking from across our network and will share some of the cool, interesting or challenging things we’re doing. 

Today we’re kicking off our posts with a note from our Chief Executive, Simon Royal. Simon is a named claimant in Wai 2687, a contemporary Waitangi Tribunal claim that is being heard by the Tribunal later this year as part of its Kaupapa Inquiry into health.