High seas piracy or a drop in the bucket: Looking for the DHB spend in primary care

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High seas piracy or a drop in the bucket: Looking for the DHB spend in primary care

Anna Mickell

Anna Mickell

Pirate ship
Are the DHBs robbing primary care to pay for secondary care like the pirates of old?

Pharmacy sector commentator Anna Mickell roves wider to take a look at trends in DHB spending with non-DHB providers

Non-DHB healthcare provider representatives have been grumbling for some time about their share of Vote Health diminishing as DHBs' own businesses, Spending and income trend for all DHBs for the period March 2013 to March 2017, Spending and income trend for DHBs Mar 2013 to Mar 2017