Public Hospital Waiting Lists

Public Hospital Waiting Lists Have you ever wondered how many people are on public hospital waiting lists?  Just about every week, we see news headlines that our public health system is under pressure. Below is a headline that hit the NZ Herald on 21st October 2019 which read; Waikato mum suffering chronic pain told she can either pay $7500 for a scan or go on the waiting list. A woman who has been suffering chronic pain for more than a year has been told she'll need to wait until next month for a test that could be done within a [...]