The Popcorn Panels

Chatting about the Simpson report

New Zealand Doctor | Rata Aotearoa presented a short series of Zoom panel discussions about various aspects of the Health and Disability Systems Review panel report, aka the Simpson report.

Did you miss the big night?


You can watch The Popcorn Panels by clicking on the video links below


  • 14 July: Beyond PHOs - coming to a locality near you

Panellists: Martin Hefford, Jackie Cumming, Bryan Moore

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  • 16 July: Why not? A Māori health commissioning authority

Panellists: Peter Crampton, Gabrielle Baker, Keri Ratima

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  • 21 July: General practice – missing in action?

Panellists: Jeff Lowe, Vanessa Weenink, Samantha Murton

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  • 23 July: Health NZ and super-sized DHBs – déjà vu?

Panellists: Tim Tenbensel, Ian Powell, Allan Moffitt

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The Health Media

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Rhonda Jackson | New Zealand Doctor ​

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