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Ethical issues - competing demands


What ethical issues are there for me to consider, especially if there are competing demands on me from my employer, family/whānau etc?


The National Ethics Advisory Committee (NEAC) has published a set of ethical values for a pandemic. These can assist nurses, midwives, health care workers and kai mahi hauora in their decision-making if a conflict exists or where there is no ‘right’ answer. NZNO recommends members:

NZNO recommends members discuss their plans with their employer, family, whānau or significant others.

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