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Flu facemask rule under review at Waikato DHB

9 February 2018 Morning Report - Radio New Zealand

Waikato District Health Board is re-assessing, and could drop, a contentious policy requiring un-immunised staff to wear a mask when treating patients. The policy was brought in by the former DHB boss Nigel Murray, who resigned in October amid a furore over his spending in the role. Now the new leadership wants an evidence-based rethink and improved staff relations.

RNZ Health correspondent Karen Brown has more: