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Newsflash: apparently our public hospital system is in crisis?!

By   /  April 8, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  23 Comments

Regardless of headlines, the content confirmed years of media reports and countless blogposts  on The Daily Blog, The Standard, and elsewhere, that New Zealand’s public healthcare system was critically under-funded; over-stretched; and staff were burning out from over-work. The story confirmed nine years of National’s gross under-funding and mis-management of the health system as successive ministers demanded that DHB managers and health-workers “do more with less”;

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Budget 2016: Did Bill English try to pull a swiftie on ‘The Nation’?

By   /  May 29, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  25 Comments

On TV3’s “The Nation”, Lisa Owen asked Finance Minister Bill English if funding for health and education had been cut on a per-capita basis. The response from English was jaw-dropping;

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