Flu facemask rule under review at Waikato DHB
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: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018631313/flu-facemask-rule-under-review-at-waikato-dhb