DHB Planning Package 2013–14
The 2013/14 DHB Planning Package has now been uploaded to the Nationwide Services Framework library website.
The Planning Package structure on the website comprises an Overview with general information, and Planning and Policy components each containing relevant documentation for DHBs. Included are:
the Annual Plan toolkit and Regional Service Plans guidelines
the time frame for the review of the Annual Plan in 2013
- the Operational Policy Framework and Services Coverage Schedule documents.
- the PHU Annual Plan guidelines
Health Target definitions.
It is anticipated that the Minister's Letter of Expectations will be released shortly. Further, the review of the 2013/14 Performance measures is almost complete and will be released when approved by the Minister.
This Annual Plan and Regional Service Plans guidance documents have been developed in consultation with DHBs. In addition, advice from central Government agencies, and in particular the office of the Auditor General and the Treasury has been considered. Engagement with DHBs will continue throughout the DHB Planning document review process in 2013.