Labour's Health Policy

  • Increased the per capita investment in the health system by almost 50% since 2017. A big part of that extra investment has been increasing the pay of the health workforce.
  • Adding 830 additional clinical placements for nursing students to increase the number of nurses training by 10%.
  • Funded pay equity settlements for Te Whatu Ora nurses and midwives and increased funding to reduce pay disparity for nurses and health workers in primary health, aged care and Pacific and iwi health providers.