Operational Policy Framework 2019/20

Released March 2019, last updated May 2020

Operational Policy Framework 2019/20

This is the Operational Policy Framework OPF) for the 2019/20 year. There is a change table at the end of the document showing how it amends the Operational Policy Framework 2018/19 for the 2019/20 year. Updates made since the consultation are listed on the cover. A number of placeholders in the document indicate where further changes will be made for 2019/20.  

The May 2020 update of the OPF contains an Appendix that lists the operational guidance and key requirements designed to support the DHBs’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic that will impact on DHBs for some time after the immediate lock down period.