2019’s tipping points for Māori health a message on primary care

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2019’s tipping points for Māori health a message on primary care

Virginia
McMillan
Dougal Thorburn
Population health lead and GP Dougal Thorburn says the “big elephant in the room” is capitation

The message from Māoridom gathered force in 2019, and the gavel dropped on the health system: guilty of producing inequalities of outcome for Māori and doing little to remedy them. Virginia McMillan reports

Tipping points for Māori health have been reached this year, population health leader and Lower Hutt GP Dou­gal Thorburn says. The key item for pr