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MoH ducked second procurement process for covid IT systems

Henry Burrell
Thu, 22 Apr 2021

Henry Burrell
Thu, 22 Apr 2021
The Ministry of Health did not openly advertise the contract for New Zealand’s covid-19 vaccination booking IT system and instead ran a closed procurement process.The booking system, due to go live next month, is intended to be a nationwide system allowing New Zealanders to book their covid-19 vaccinations.In its absence, DHBs have been using a variety of methods to book vaccination appointments for people in groups one and two of the staggered vaccine rollout plan. Methods include online forms, 0800 numbers, text message, and email.&ldqu...

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