NZCPHM Fellow Dr. Ashley Bloomfield is new Director-General of Health Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Congratulations to NZCPHM Fellow Dr. Ashley Bloomfield on new role as Director-General of Health! The announcement was made 22 May 2018 from Health Minister Dr. David Clark. 

"Dr Bloomfield understands our health system and has sector leadership experience. He has a clinical background and has worked in primary care, public health and health policy.

"That depth and breadth of experience - and the strong relationships Dr Bloomfield has in the health sector - will be invaluable as he takes over leadership of the Ministry of Health. I look forward to working with him.'  

Dr. Bloomfield will serve a five year term commencing 11 June 2018.