This Policy outlines patient referrals processes for urgent medical evacuations domestically (from the Pa Enua to Rarotonga) and internationally (to New Zealand). The Policy also outlines the eligibility criteria of persons for urgent medical evacuation at the cost of Te Marae Ora.
Rarotonga Hospital is now equipped with a vital piece of medical infrastructure that can be used to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients as well as a host of other potentially fatal infectious illnesses.
The Ministry of Health (Pharmacy and Therapeutic Products) Regulations were passed by Parliament on 2 October 2013. The Regulations establishes the Pharmacy Board to regulate pharmacy health professionals and pharmacies – clinical and community.