Health Consultation Hub

Want to have your say on our health and disability system?

Recent consultations from the Ministry of Health and Ministerial health committees are displayed below. You can also find past consultations on the Ministry of Health and Medsafe websites.

Open Consultations

  • HISO 10094:2021 Māori Descent and Iwi Affiliation Data Protocols

    Download and read the Iwi affiliation data protocols - 22 September 2021 The protocols describe procedures for the standardised collection, recording and output of Māori descent and iwi affiliation data for the New Zealand health and disability system. This document is consistent... More

    Closes today

  • Public Health Workforce survey

    Kia ora. This survey is a joint collaboration between the Public Health Association and the Ministry of Health, aimed at those who work or volunteer in Public Health in Aotearoa. It aims to gather data on the Public Health workforce for use in workforce planning. The survey is anonymous, and... More

    Closes 21 December 2021

  • Transforming Mental Health Law in New Zealand

    We are transforming Aotearoa New Zealand’s approach to mental health and addiction, so that people can get the support they need, when and where they need it. Ensuring we have fit for purpose legislation is one part of this transformation. He Ara Oranga: Report of the... More

    Closes 28 January 2022

Closed Consultations

  • NFC tag trial host survey

    NFC tags are being trialled at Victoria University and a number of businesses to understand whether using tap in technology would make it easier to scan and encourage more people to use the NZ COVID Tracer. We are interested in how the trial hosts have found the experience. More

    Closed 4 December 2021

  • NFC tag trial 2021 - Disability Services Newsletter

    NFC tags are being trialled at Victoria University and several businesses to understand whether using tap-to-scan technology would make it easier to scan and encourage more people to use the NZ COVID Tracer. More

    Closed 14 November 2021

  • Proposed warning and advisory statements relating to the harm of long-term use and overuse of stimulant laxatives

    This Medsafe consultation proposes warning and advisory statements for stimulant laxatives. Stimulant laxatives are either general sale or pharmacy-only medicines. This means these medicines can sometimes be purchased without advice from a healthcare professional. It also means... More

    Closed 8 November 2021

  • NFC tag trial 2021

    NFC tags are being trialled at Victoria University and several businesses to understand whether using tap-to-scan technology would make it easier to scan and encourage more people to use the NZ COVID Tracer. More

    Closed 7 November 2021

  • Changes to COVID-19 legislation

    The COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill (No 2) 2021 proposes a range of changes to the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020. These reflect what we've learnt over the last year to improve the Act. For further information about the Amendment Bill, visit ... More

    Closed 11 October 2021