Search below to find Ministry publications.
20 February 2019
This plan sets out the response required in New Zealand to a case of probable and/or confirmed poliomyelitis (polio) caused by a wild-type poliovirus or by a vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV).
15 February 2019
This publication is an interim evaluation report about the Mobility Action Programme (MAP), an early intervention programme for people with musculoskeletal conditions.
Second Round of Consultation on the Proposed Donation and Surrogacy Guidelines: further changes since ACART’s 2017 consultation14 February 2019
The Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology is consulting on a second round of proposed changes to the guidelines for donation and surrogacy Guidelines.
13 February 2019
This booklet explains both the needs assessment process for aged residential care and the financial means assessment for eligibility for the Residential Care Subsidy.
19 January 2019
This publication provides guidance for health and community service providers, district health boards, public health units, local government and other community organisations on preparing Heat Health Plans
18 January 2019
This document sets out possible wording for a new code of practice to be issued under the Radiation Safety Act 2016 for the safe transport of radioactive material by road, rail, sea and air.
17 January 2019
This methodology report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the New Zealand Health Survey produces the high quality and robust data expected of official statistics.
14 January 2019
The Psychoactive Substances Act has been reviewed to consider its effectiveness around regulating the availability of psychoactive substances as well as protecting the health of, and minimising harm to, individuals who use them.
20 December 2018
A water safety plan is essential to the good management of a drinking-water supply. The New Zealand Water Safety Plan Framework outlines what the Ministry of Health expects water suppliers to include in their water safety plans.
Summary of public comment received on proposed changes to the National Health Index system and HISO 10046 – the Consumer Health Identity Standard20 December 2018
This publication reports back on public feedback requested and received during July and August 2018 in relation to potential changes to the NHI system and standard