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Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Did you know around 6,000 children are admitted to hospital each year for housing-sensitive reasons?

Improving health outcomes and reducing demand for health care in Aotearoa means targeting growing inequities such as housing, that’s why we’ve put together a new report Health Matters – Framing the full story of health.

“No matter how good I am as a paediatrician, no matter how good our nurses are, no matter how good the inpatient care in hospital can be, I am discharging three in every four kids back to cold and damp homes. Which is the main reason they ended up in hospital in the first place.”

Paediatrician and ASMS member

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