Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

MP for Northcote

In the National-led Government, Northcote MP Dr Jonathan Coleman is Minister of Health, and Minister for Sport and Recreation.

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the health targets continue to drive performance across the health system, with the gains made in the previous quarter largely maintained. “The health targets are important as they help to deliver better, faster access to key health services for New Zealanders,” says Dr Coleman.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the updated lung cancer standards will help to ensure people with lung cancer receive the best possible care. “Lung cancer is the biggest cause of cancer death in New Zealand and disproportionately affects our most vulnerable populations,” says Dr Coleman.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are working in DHBs across the country. “Our dedicated health workforce is making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders. More doctors and nurses in our DHBs means faster treatment and better experiences for patients and their families,” says Dr Coleman.
The Government will increase funding for health research by $97 million over the next four years, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman announced today.