• Acute care

    Acute or unplanned care is loosely defined as any urgent health care that a person receives for an illness or injury.
  • Emergency departments

    Emergency departments (EDs) are an important component of New Zealand’s health care system.
  • Compensation for Organ Donors

    Any eligible live kidney or liver tissue donors are able to claim for travel and accommodations costs from the National Travel Assistance Scheme.
  • Planned Care services

    Planned Care services, traditionally known as ‘Electives,’ encompass medical and surgical care for people who don’t need to be treated right away.
  • Public hospitals

    Public hospitals are run and owned, or funded, by district health boards (DHBs).
  • High Cost Treatment Pool

    Find out about the High Cost Treatment Pool fund, the eligibility criteria and the application process.
  • Hospitals and specialist care publications (goes to another website)

    Publications relating to hospitals and specialist care services in Aotearoa New Zealand on the Ministry of Health website.

  • National Travel Assistance

    Find out how the scheme supports eligible people who need to travel long distances or travel frequently for specialist treatment.