Briefing to New Zealand’s Minister of Health

The document

provides an overview of the key policy priorities for emergency medicine doctors and emergency departments, as we strive to deliver the best possible healthcare to New Zealanders.

Key areas of focus covered in detail in the briefing include: improving acute care access and the re-establishment of a national acute care advisory group; Māori health equity; and, mental health and addiction presentations in emergency departments.

The document affirms ACEM’s commitment to working with the government to advance these important policy priorities, and to deliver the best possible health outcomes for all New Zealanders. The College is also seeking to meet with the Minsiter in the near future.

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