For the final time, Justin spoke with Health Minister Andrew Little on homeless communities under the home isolation scheme, National MP Matt Doocey's youth mental health summit, and making flu vaccines free for more people.
On their weekly chat, Justin and Health and Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little talked about the government’s overseas recruitment campaign for specialist nurses, an academic paper calling for the community isolation programme to be revamped under the Omicron wave, and the Greens’s proposal over the Waitangi weekend to revisit all past treaty settlements and return stolen land.
Justin spoke to Health Minister Andrew Little about the interim report from the review into PHARMAC, and releasing unvaccinated Māori data for the rest of the North Island to the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency.
Justin spoke to Health and Pike River re-entry Minister Andrew Little on the traffic light system which New Zealand will move into after November 29, the human remains discovered inside the Pike River Mine, and parliamentary security from antivax threats.
Justin spoke to Health Minister Andrew Little about how ICU could cope with a Covid-19 surge, the grace period that exempts medicinal cannabis products from new safety standards ending, and the End of Life Choice Act, which could come into force on November 7.