Revised Health and disability services Standards – available now
Old and new comparison tables – available now
Standards New Zealand recently published the revised NZS 8134:2008 Health and disability services Standards. The Standards set out the rights of consumers and ensure service providers are clear about their responsibilities for good outcomes. There are four parts to the new Standards, available as a set or separately.
More information about NZS 8134.
The Ministry of Health oversaw the Standards review process. The Ministry has:
- published a regulatory notice in the New Zealand Gazette on 2 October 2008, with the effect of bringing NZS 8134:2008 into force on 1 June 2009.
- referenced NZS 8134:2008 in the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Standards Notice 2008, effective from 1 June 2009.