Our latest key plans and reports are listed at the top of this page, other recent documents are listed by date under these documents.
Use the search menu (left) to apply a filter to list other documents published by the West Coast DHB, including our annual reports, annual plans and strategic plans. Each document has a document type, a summary, and topics and tags associated with it.
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The West Coast DHB Annual Plan 2018/2019 sets out our strategic goals and objectives, and describes what we aim to achieve in terms of improving the health of our population and ensuring a sustainable future for our health system. It also contains our Statement of Performance Expectations for the coming year.
The purpose of this document is to:
• Provide a common framework for planning, prioritising, structuring and delivering health services during, and recovering from, any emergency affecting the health of the people of the West Coast.
• Define and allocate roles and responsibilities as well as the relationships necessary to implement this plan.
• Incorporate, by reference, supporting WCDHB plans/documents and those of health providers that form part of this plan.
• Meet contractual or legal obligations and be consistent with the requirements of Ministry of Health & Civil Devence
Focus on People is West Coast DHB’s special newsletter, published at the end of every year.
This special 2018 edition once again shares with our wider community special achievements and stories on the beautiful West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. We invite you to all celebrate with us!
The West Coast DHB’s Public Health Plan is a companion document to the West Coast DHB Annual Plan.
It presents the public health outcomes that the West Coast DHB’s Public Health Unit (Community and Public Health) works towards, as well as key priorities for the 13 programme areas under which this work is structured.
The System Level Measures Framework was introduced by the Ministry of Health in 2016/17 and encourages a system-wide approach to improving health outcomes.
It presents a core set of national outcomes for the health sector to strive towards with the opportunity to identify a set of local contributory measures, aligned with each of the national outcomes.
All serious adverse events are reviewed through a formal process in order to analyse our existing health practices and systems. The purpose of reviewing these is to provide sufficient feedback to patients and families so they are aware of any contributing factors and causes of the event and how the DHB intends to make our systems safer.
Lower cost general practice visits, for children aged 13 years and under.
We are changing things to make visits to this general practice more affordable for your family and whānau.
All children aged 13 years and under enrolled with us won’t be charged a fee for a standard visit with a doctor or nurse.
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Page last updated: 14 March 2019
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