Psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald on why he's chosen not to take out health insurance.

When it comes to the politics of health, it seems impossible to separate it from money, whether it be the recent debate about funding cancer drugs, doctors' salaries, the cost of hospital renovations or the financial performance of our District Health Boards.

But should it be?


In the lead in to the last election there was a rare televised debate between the Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, and then Labour Health spokesperson, David Clarke. The interviewer asked them both, at the end of the interview if they