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ICU capability on 17 August 2021

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From: Matthew Hooton

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Under the OIA, please provide information held by DPMC on how many people the New Zealand health system (public and private) was capable of providing ICU care for at or around 6pm on Tuesday 17 August 2021, and how many patients were being provided with such care (public and private) at that time.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely

Matthew Hooton

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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From: Matthew Hooton

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Also as part of this request, please provide all advice provided on Tuesday 17 August to the Government about ICU care.

Yours sincerely
Matthew Hooton

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From: Information [DPMC]
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[IN-CONFIDENCE]

 

Kia ora

 

Thank you for your request under the Official Information Act 1982 which
was received on 18 August 2021, copied below. A response will be provided
in accordance with the Act.

 

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) may publish the
response to your Official Information Act (OIA) request.

 

When you are provided with a response to this request, you will be
informed about whether the response to your OIA request will be published.
If DPMC does publish the response to your OIA request, personal
information, including your name and contact details, will be removed.
This publication process does not apply to extension letters or transfers.

 

Ngā mihi,

 

Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial and Business Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
E    [1][DPMC request email]
 
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communication of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you
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Kia ora koe,

 

Please see the attached letter regarding your recent OIA request.

 

Ngā mihi,

 

Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial and Business Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
E    [1][DPMC request email]
 
[2]cid:image002.png@01D43609.296F69C0
 
The information contained in this email message is for the attention of
the intended recipient only and is not necessarily the official view or
communication of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you
are not the intended recipient you must not disclose, copy or distribute
this message or the information in it. If you have received this message
in error, please destroy the email and notify the sender immediately.

 

 

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From: Matthew Hooton

Dear Information [DPMC],

Thank you for your letter. I have made a similar request to the Ministry of Health. However, DPMC is the lead advisor to the Prime Minister and Cabinet and playing a lead role in New Zealand's Covid response, and I am interested in what information DPMC holds and what advice it gave. Not all the information covered by my request will be held by the Ministry of Health which is why I have made this request to DPMC as well.

Please respond accordingly.

Yours sincerely,

Matthew Hooton

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[UNCLASSIFIED]

 

Kia ora koe,

 

Please see the attached letter regarding your recent OIA request.

 

Ngā mihi,

 

Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial and Business Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
E    [1][DPMC request email]
 
[2]cid:image002.png@01D43609.296F69C0
 
The information contained in this email message is for the attention of
the intended recipient only and is not necessarily the official view or
communication of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you
are not the intended recipient you must not disclose, copy or distribute
this message or the information in it. If you have received this message
in error, please destroy the email and notify the sender immediately.

 

 

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