Story: Health practitioners

Number of active health practitioners, 2015

In 2015, there were over 95,000 heath practitioners (excluding unregistered alternative practitioners) active in New Zealand. More than half of them were nurses.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: Health Workforce New Zealand, Health of the health workforce 2015. Wellington: Ministry of Health, 2016

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Health-care practice', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018