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Health standards proposed for withdrawal

HCCH medical records

At present we are consulting on three Standards New Zealand publications in the health sector. These publications are proposed for withdrawal as they contain material that is out of date and in the opinion of the Ministry of Health they are not fit for purpose. 

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  • Health standards proposed for withdrawal

    At present we are consulting on three Standards New Zealand publications in the health sector. These publications are proposed for withdrawal as they contain material that is out of date and in the opinion of the Ministry of Health they are not fit for purpose. 

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As New Zealand has a multi-faceted health-care system there are many standards, workbooks, and audit workbooks to meet different needs. The development of the documents is carried out by committees of the appropriate industry experts who often include providers, health care organisations, insurers, and consumer representatives.

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