Nurse to doctor ratio reached 3.55 persons in 2014 in New Zealand, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.043 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in New Zealand reached an all time high of 4.29 persons in 2005 and an all time low of 3.55 persons in 2013.
New Zealand has been ranked 3rd within the group of 7 countries we follow in terms of nurse to doctor ratio.
Many nurses provide care within the ordering scope of physicians, and this traditional role has come to shape the historic public image of nurses as care providers.