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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

AMD is the leading cause of blindness in New Zealand in those aged over 50, accounting for half of all cases. The National Health Committee is seeking feedback on the most efficient and equitable means of delivering treatment. The consultation document includes consideration of the issues around as-needed rather than regular treatment, and administration by a nurse rather than a physician.

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Feedback due 7 April 2015

Please send your comments to by 7 April 2015.

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