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Primary Maternity Services Notice 2021 Review

This consultation is seeking feedback on the Ministry of Health’s proposed changes to the Primary Maternity Services Notice pursuant to Section 88 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 (the Notice).


The Ministry of Health is making these changes to increase the flexibility of community maternity services to better meet the varied needs of women and their whānau.


The Ministry is proposing both administrative and structural changes to the Notice.


The closing date for submissions is 5.00 pm, Friday 13 November 2020.

The Ministry of Health has contracted an independent third party to carry out the collection and analysis of feedback received throughout this consultation process.

Why amend the Notice? Our change principles. Key changes. Timeline.

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