The Department of Health was formed as a consequence of the passing of the 1900 Public Health Act.
The Nursing Council of New Zealand was the regulatory authority for nurses. Its primary function was to protect the health and safety of members of the public by ensuring that nurses were competent and fit to practise.
The Nurses and Midwives Board was responsible for the training and registration of nurses and midwives.
Wellington Viewing Services are currently suspended due to COVID-19 — for details visit www.archives.govt.nz.
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