In March 2020, the Director General of Health issued a temporary waiver for systems and settings which are not yet integrated to the NZePS, e.g. hospital discharge and outpatient prescribing, community prescribing from dentists, midwives, allied health clinicians and GPs on Profile for Mac and Profile for Windows and Best Practice. This waiver was set to expire on the 22nd March 2021, in line with the expiry of the Epidemic Preparedness. (Covid-19) Notice 2020.
Cabinet has extended the Covid-19 Notice until the 21st June 2021.