- Briefing to the Incoming Minister, December 2011
- Report of the Wakatipu Health Services Expert Panel
- Joint Assessment of Systems Dunedin Hospital
- We Are Targeting Better Health Services
- Guidelines for the District Health Board Disposal of Land
- Communication Update on Acute Care in Provincial Hospitals
- Working Together 2010 /2011
- Health Sector Framework: An Outline of the Intention of Legislative and Regulatory Changes
- Roundtable Summary of Discussions Acute Care in Provincial Hospitals
- Trends in Service Design and New Models of Care - A Review
Following the general election, the Ministry of Health produced a Briefing to the Incoming Minister, as is usual practice. There are seven themes in the Briefing about how we can lift the quality of the health system, improve health outcomes for all New Zealanders, and maintain a sustainable funding path.
Recommendations to the Southern District Health Board for sustainable health services for the people of the Wakatipu Basin.
The NHB Assessment Team has examined many of the issues facing Dunedin Hospital and has found an urgent need to improve the Hospital's systems and structures
Find out about Health Targets and progress towards achieving them in the new on-line booklet We Are Targeting Better Health Services
This document outlines the guidelines for DHB disposal of land or lease/licence of land for a term of more than five years. The guidelines have been written to provide greater clarity to DHBs around the application assessment process.
The purpose of this communication is to provide you with an update on the National Health Board (NHB) supported project on acute care in provincial hospitals. Please distribute this communication update as you feel necessary.
District Health Boards have asked for greater communication on key milestones for the National Health Board and associated entities: the Capital Investment Committee, Health Workforce New Zealand and the National IT Health Board.
This document sets out the National Health Board's inital view of the planning funding and accountability framework. It provides an opportunity for the sector to engage with us as we refine this view and implement the framework, once legislative changes are decided by Parliament.
Over recent years awareness has been growing across the health sector of the increasing vulnerability of acute 24/7 service provision in provincial hospitals, and in particular the availability of the required senior medical officer workforce.
The National Health Board is working with DHBs and the relevant professional bodies to develop a greater understanding of the status of 24/7 acute service provision in provincial hospitals, and what action might be taken at a national level to strengthen these services in their desired configuration
Learn how pressures on health systems worldwide are influencing the curent and future configuration of health services.
The MRG undertook a review of the challenges facing the New Zealand health system in 2009. It developed recommendations to help meet these challenges, one of these was the establishment of the NHB.
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