3 Aug 2022

DHBs weren't consulted about fast track residencies

From Morning Report, 8:38 am on 3 August 2022

District Health Boards around the country were never directly consulted about whether international nurses should be left off the list for super fast residency visas.

The government has repeatedly said it consulted with the health sector, including district health boards, over the decision not to include nurses in the 'green list'

But in documents revealed to our immigration reporter Gill Bonnett , that appears not to be the case. 

Immigration reporter Gill Bonnett has been looking into this.