"Incubator is something that I truely support. I think it is a fantastic opportunity for high school students to hear more about the health sector- and not just from doctors. The exposure I got to the industry and how vast it really is was extremely valuable"
Siobhan Mills | Orion Health Auckland
“Really great to see the programme in action.”
Mel McAtamney | Otago Community Trust
Better Care Starts with You!
A programme that aims to encourage students to consider a career in the Health Sector
About Programme Incubator
Programme Incubator is a ‘grow your own’ workforce development programme. It introduces health professional role models to students and whanau/family. The programme is an effective conduit of information to students and whanau on a range of health and wellbeing messages including: primary health, mental health, current health issues and emergency response information.
Hawke’s Bay District Health Board's initiative to address equity within the workforce supports the achievement of the following three key areas:
Awareness of range and depth of careers in the health sector
Equity in Maori and Pacific staff representation
Staff shortages and retention issues in rural based DHBs