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Review finds quarantine system is under stress, under-staffed and ill-co-ordinated – but don’t count on finding a minister to accept responsibility


Point of Order

Latest from the Beehive –

Other than highlighting a further flow of public fundings to the beneficiaries of selected  government handouts and “investments”,  the Beehive Bugle Brigade had but one item of news to share with us at the weekend.

It came from Megan Wood in her Housing portfolio, although its purpose (according to the headline) was to assure us the Government has strengthened the managed isolation system

The press statement told of the completion of a review of the Managed Isolation and Quarantine system, commissioned just over a week ago to identify and understand current and emerging risks to ensure the end-to-end Managed Isolation and Quarantine process is robust.

But don’t believe what you read in the headlines.

The strengthening (according to the text beneath the headline) has not been completed.  Rather,

  • The report on the MIQ review tells how the government can strengthen the managed isolation system…

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