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Posts Tagged ‘policy’

Learning from the Waitangi Tribunal Māori health report

The first report from the Waitangi Tribunal of its Kaupapa Inquiry into Māori health  – Hauora – was released this month. It concluded that our primary health care system has failed to achieve Māori health equity; that New Zealand’s legislative, policy and administrative framework is not, in fact, fit to achieve this outcome. News reports…

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Balancing privacy with family, whānau involvement

Policy, New Zealand, Law, Employment, Rights, Contract

It can seem hard to balance a strong rights orientation, especially the right to privacy, with a family, whānau inclusive approach. This post looks at how your organisational policy and procedures can help. Balancing privacy with family, whānau involvement How can we respect a client’s right to privacy but engage meaningfully with their whānau? A conundrum…

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Renovation and policy review

If you like DIY renovating then policy review can be fun! The two jobs have a lot in common. They can be more fun and effective when people are involved. Just like the room being renovated, the review process is improved by getting a diversity of views, feedback and data on what’s working, not working…

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, Policy, New Zealand, Law, Employment, Rights, Contract

Domestic violence has wide ranging impacts on the lives and opportunities of those it affects. From April this year, workplaces will be required to play their part in supporting domestic violence survivors.  Are your policies and procedures going to be ready? The Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Act 2018 commences on 1 April 2019. We are…

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