Health Funding Authority - Latest News [Page 1]

Health Funds Association Appoints New Director

Monday, 16 January 2006, 2:22 pm | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funds Association of New Zealand, the industry body representing the majority of New Zealand's Health Insurers, has appointed Claire Austin as its new Executive Director. More >>

HFA Welcomes Positive PHARMAC Review

Wednesday, 8 November 2000, 4:41 pm | Health Funding Authority

HFA Chairman, Syd Bradley, today welcomed the release of the Independent Review of PHARMAC’s own review of its Operating Policies and Procedures (OPPs). More >>

HFA requires laboratories to meet quality

Tuesday, 19 September 2000, 9:03 am | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority is introducing quality standards into its new contracts with the country's community medical testing laboratories. More >>

HFA Consults Clinicians On Reporting Incidents

Monday, 11 September 2000, 10:38 am | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority is consulting with health and disability service providers on a robust process for reporting and analysing serious events in hospitals. More >>

HFA To Consult Clinicians On Credentialling In HHS

Monday, 11 September 2000, 10:35 am | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority is consulting medical professionals on a standard framework for credentialling medical practitioners in public hospitals as part of its ongoing quality improvement programme. More >>

HFA funding agreement ensures improvement

Friday, 25 August 2000, 1:47 pm | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority's agreement with the Minister of Health for the 2000/2001 financial year would see continued improvement to health services, Chief Executive, Peter Hughes, said today. More >>

HFA Announces Terms of Reference for Review Team

Tuesday, 4 July 2000, 12:48 am | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority today announced the draft terms of reference for the independent review team it is appointing to assess Healthcare Otago’s breast screening programme for Otago and Southland women. More >>

HFA Announces External Review Of Otago

Monday, 3 July 2000, 6:26 pm | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority moved today to establish an independent group to review the administration of the Otago/Southland breast screening programme. More >>

Maori to benefit from new nursing service

Friday, 30 June 2000, 1:09 pm | Health Funding Authority

Maori people with diabetes, lung disease and heart disease will benefit from a new mobile Maori community nursing service, Health Minister, Annette King, said today. More >>

HFA campaign helps people with diabetes

Friday, 30 June 2000, 1:07 pm | Health Funding Authority

Media release – embargoed till 9.30, 30 June 2000 or delivery of speech by Minister of Health, Hon Annette King More >>

Waiata wanted for diabetes

Friday, 30 June 2000, 1:07 pm | Health Funding Authority

A waiata (Maori language song) competition is part of the Health Funding Authority's new community-based "Get Checked" Diabetes Aotearoa campaign. More >>

Diabetes Backgrounder

Friday, 30 June 2000, 1:06 pm | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority’s “Get Checked” Diabetes Campaign is a community-based consumer-focused strategy of health promotion, prevention, early detection, management, education, secondary care and treatment for people with diabetes, especially Maori ... More >>

HFA and Hutt Valley Health sign $71m contract deal

Tuesday, 19 October 1999, 3:33 pm | Health Funding Authority

Hutt Valley Health and the Health Funding Authority (HFA) have signed a one year contract, worth $71 million, for personal health services and mental health services. More >>

Funding Must Be Used For Population Health Gains

Monday, 18 October 1999, 3:24 pm | Health Funding Authority

The $175 million extra health funding announced by the Government yesterday must be used to achieve health gains for New Zealanders, the Health Funding Authority’s chief executive Sally Wilkinson said today. More >>

HFA and South Link Health sign $7.37m contract

Monday, 11 October 1999, 3:55 pm | Health Funding Authority

Dunedin's South Link Health and the Health Funding Authority have signed a contract worth more than $7 million for health care management. More >>

$450,000 For PI Health Services In Porirua

Thursday, 30 September 1999, 2:05 pm | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority has earmarked nearly half a million dollars for Pacific Island health services in Porirua. More >>

New scheme for paying rural GPs

Tuesday, 7 September 1999, 9:51 am | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority (HFA) has negotiated a new rural ranking scale for recompensing rural GPs. More >>

Public Hospital Medical Credentialling Reviewed

Thursday, 2 September 1999, 4:08 pm | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority (HFA) is reviewing the systems public hospitals use to ensure that their medical staff have the correct qualifications and experience to do the job they are employed for. More >>

HFA to seek input on travel and accommodation

Tuesday, 24 August 1999, 4:16 pm | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority (HFA) will meet the Child Cancer Foundation and health professionals as soon as possible to discuss travel and accommodation issues facing families with children with cancer. More >>

National Children's Cancer Service Favoured

Tuesday, 24 August 1999, 9:11 am | Health Funding Authority

The Health Funding Authority (HFA) is supporting a recommendation that New Zealand establish a single national children's cancer service. More >>

 

 

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