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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
19 December 2018
The Drinking-water Standards for New Zealand 2005 (Revised 2018) contain comprehensive information for owners and operators to assist in the management of public and private drinking-water suppliers and we strongly encourage you to become familiar with all aspects of them.
18 December 2018
This report summarises the views from families and care organisations on options to improve Funded Family Care.
14 December 2018
The Ministry of Health is seeking feedback on the draft of the Therapeutic Products Bill. The purpose of the consultation document is to help you understand the draft Therapeutic Products Bill and to seek feedback on the provisions and key policy matters in the Bill.
11 December 2018
The proposals document sets out the proposed strategy and services to address harmful gambling, the indicative costs of providing these, as well as proposed problem gambling levy rates to recover the costs of the strategy from the main gambling operators.