Due Date: 
Friday, 16 February 2018
Submitting to: 
Ministry of Health
Issue Area: 
Well Child

This bill proposes to improve health and social results for infants and children by requiring that newborns are enrolled with a general practice and primary health organisation before the newborn is due for his or her first immunisation at 6 weeks of age.   

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