The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 is clear that employers must ensure the health and safety of their employees but it also places obligations on nursing and other staff to ensure the wellbeing of themselves and others.
This page provides links to information useful to nurses, midwives, health care assistants and kai mahi hauora. However, readers are encouraged to keep themselves up-to-date with the latest infection control recommendations and guidelines.
The COVID-19 situation in New Zealand is evolving and we are still learning. The links and documents will be updated regularly as more is learned.
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
National Ethics Advisory Committee
Mental Health Foundation