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Feedback sought on code covering 111 service

The Commerce Commission wants feedback on proposed rules that require home phone providers to support customers on new technologies in the event of a power cut. This is called the 111 contact code. The commission, whose duties include being New Zealand’s telecommunications regulator, is particularly interested to hear from those …

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Debate on health sector changes needs full Simpson Report

Fundamental change is coming for the health sector. Combine the critique of the current model from the Health and Disability System Review panel with the huge sums of money in the Budget for Vote: Health and that much is clear. That there already was a Health and Disability System Review …

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Aged care expert warns families to ‘think like Bloomfield’

Now that we’re in Level 2 and breaking our bubbles, aged care expert Miranda Smith of private homecare agency Miranda Smith Homecare is urging all Kiwis with a vulnerable older person in their family or whanau to take a close look at their hygiene practices. Building an infection prevention plan …

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