• The Ministry of Health is seeking your views on the proposed Sugar Tax and changes to the Mental Health Act. You will find the consultation documents and online feedback forms here.

Health Public Consultations

The Ministry of Health is committed to consulting with stakeholders and the public on major policy initiatives to ensure the best possible outcomes can be developed.

This page will provide access to current consultations, including relevant documents and contact information. The method for responding will be included within the documents.

Known stakeholders will be advised when a public consultation opens up. The public is invited to check the site regularly for any updates.


Sugar Tax

Sugar Tax Consultation Document Jan 2018

Sugar Tax Consultation feedback can be given online

Care Homes Code of Practice

Care Homes Code of Practice - Consultation Draft

Relevant documents to Draft Code:

Mental Health Act Amendments

Mental Health Act Review - Consultation Paper

Mental Health Act Consultation feedback can be given online

Issue Brief: Mental Health Act Consultation


Health Professionals Regulation – Stakeholder Consultation Nov 2017