This briefing is part of the suite of briefings prepared for incoming Ministers by the Treasury following the general election of 20 September 2014.
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In May 2015 and August 2015 some previously withheld information was released.
Formats and related files
Table of contents
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Overview of the Health System
- 3. Performance and Quality
- 4. Responding to Changing Demand
- 5. Institutional Structure
- 6. Summary of Recommendations
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