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This publication is intended to help current and prospective providers of respite support and services in New Zealand to better understand the characteristics of the respite market in each region and areas of expected demand.
This strategy is intended to optimise the independence and self-determination of disabled people in New Zealand, in line with the Enabling Good Lives principles that support people with a disability to make decisions about the kind of life they want.
These guidelines are directed at non-workplace exposure to asbestos in the air and to help public health units of district health boards address public concerns and give sensible advice.
Describes the key themes which emerged during a consultation process for policy options for the regulation of electronic cigarettes in New Zealand.
The Ministry of Health has consulted on policy options for the regulation of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), including possible amendments...
A growing and ageing population and an ageing health workforce creates challenges for New Zealand to have the right health professionals in the right place, at the right time for our future needs.
Health Workforce New Zealand’s mandate is to build...
The New Zealand Health Research Strategy 2017–2027 will set a 10-year strategic direction for the health research system. Its aim is to ensure that investments in health research make the greatest contribution to the lives of New Zealanders – to their...
The Mental Health and Addiction Workforce Action Plan is part of an outcomes approach. It contributes to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Health Strategy. For mental health and addiction, this means enabling people to thrive and experience wellbeing wherever they live and whatever...
Approximately 6 percent of people who were allocated Ministry-funded disability support and services in 2016 identified as Pacific peoples. Yet, overall, Pacific disabled people remain under-represented in disability support services. Factors that contribute to this under-representation include: a limited choice of culturally...
The New Zealand Ministry of Health funded Waitemata District Health Board (WDHB) to run a Bowel Screening Pilot (BSP) from 2012 to 2015, to inform whether a national bowel screening programme should be introduced.
This report is the final evaluation report of the BSP,...
The goal of New Zealand’s National Drug Policy 2015 to 2020 is to minimise alcohol and other drug-related harm and promote and protect health and wellbeing. The Policy includes a commitment to release a discussion document seeking feedback on the appropriate regulation...