Budget 2020: Massive Investment in Hospitals, Health Services

  • May 12, 2020 NZST
  • Team Kalkine
Budget 2020: Massive Investment in Hospitals, Health Services

The upcoming budget announcement on Thursday is all set to boost District Health Boards funding by a record investment of an extra NZD 3.92 billion (NZD 980 million per year).

There is one-off funding of NZD 282.5 million for radiology scans, elective surgery, follow-ups, and assessments, and it will be spent over three years.

There is ongoing funding of NZD 125.4 million for the management of planned care in line with increasing price levels and demographic changes.


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