Our new health boss
The new agency becomes the country’s biggest employer with around 80,000 people on the payroll and an annual budget in the billions. It will work alongside the Ministry of Health and the new Māori Health Authority.
And at the controls of this new agency is Fepulea’i Margie Apa, who grew up in Ōtara, in South Auckland.
Margie came from a job as the CEO of the Counties Manukau DHB — which includes Middlemore, the hospital carrying the heaviest Covid burden in the country. Here she is sharing her story with Dale.
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