Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Politics of Health Forum 2017


The Politics of Helath Forum was held on Monday 18 September 2017.

A panel of speakers with diverse expertise and perspectives on New Zealand’s health system to discuss issues that are hot topics for the sector, and for the wider public.

Our event MC was Tim Tenbensel, Associate Professor of Health Policy, School of Population Health and our panel discussion members were: 

  • Barbara Fountain, Editor, New Zealand Doctor
  • Richard Edlin, Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
  • Rawiri Jansen, Clinical Director, National Hauora Coalition
  • Sally Merry, Professor of Adolescent Mental Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Wath the raw footage here. (An edited version will be available in near future.)

Read the news article here.