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Number of referrals to FSA from FPs for elective orthopaedic surgery? Number accepted onto waiting list? Number referred back to GP below or above threshold? Number of elective orthopaedic surgeries performed at Grey Base Hospital; number referred to Canterbury DHB? Number of Orthopaedic surgeons on roster?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9347

1. How many referrals to First Specialist Appointments from GPs for elective orthopaedic surgery?
2. How many accepted onto waiting list?
3. How many referred back to GP because considered below the threshold for service?
4. How many referred back to GP even though on or above the threshold for service?
5. How many elective orthopaedic surgeries performed at Grey Base Hospital?
6. How many elective orthopaedic surgeries for West Coast based residents performed at Christchurch Hospital?
7. How many orthopaedic surgeons on the WCDHB roster?

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Information regarding West Coast patient movements.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9353

I refer to your email dated 3 October 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding West Coast patient movements. I note your request was clarified on 4 October 2019 as below:

1. In the 2018/2019 year to June, how many patients were sent back to their GP after their first specialist appointment?
2. How many patients were sent to ChCh for orthopaedic surgery in the year to June (2018/2019)?
3. How many orthopaedic surgery procedures were done in Greymouth in the year to June (2018/2019)?
    • How many orthopaedic surgeons are on the roster?
4. How many patients had elective surgery in Greymouth in the year to June (2018/2019)?
5. How many patients from the Coast were admitted to ChCh hospital and-or had surgery in ChCh in the year to June (2018/2019)?

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Over the past ten years: number of schools offering HPV vaccine? Number of women who received vaccine in school and number who received the HPV vaccine outside of schools.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9346

I refer to your email dated 2 September 2019 sent to the Ministry of Health which they subsequently partially transferred to us on 11 September 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding the HPV vaccine. I note we are responding to Questions 1, 2 and 3, specifically:

1. The number of schools offering the vaccine over the past ten years
2. The number of women who received the vaccine in schools over the past ten years
3. The number of women who received the vaccine outside of schools over the past ten years

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Current waiting time for: Referral from a GP for a prostate cancer initial consultation; for a follow up appointment for a prostate biopsy; for a post biopsy appointment to discuss results and treatment options and for a radical prostatectomy following the post biopsy appointment for persons with a confirmed prostate cancer diagnosis?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9357

I refer to your email dated 10 October 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB, in relation to Prostate Cancer Treatment; specifically:

1. The current waiting time for an appointment following a referral from a GP for a prostate cancer initial consultation
2. The current waiting time for a follow-up appointment for a prostate biopsy
3. The current waiting time for a post-biopsy appointment to discuss results and treatment options
4. The current waiting time for a radical prostatectomy following the post-biopsy appointment for persons with a confirmed prostate cancer diagnosis. (Please only include those patients who undergo prostatectomy surgery who have a confirmed prostate cancer diagnosis, not those who require the surgery for other conditions.)

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The NZHPL report discussed in committee at the WCDHB Board meeting on Friday 27/9/2019

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9351

I refer to your email dated 30 September 2019 requesting the following information under the Official
Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  • The NZHPL report or committee item discussed in committee at the board meeting on Friday (27
    September 2019).

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The number of mastectomies and lumpectomies undertaken since 2015/16.The number of breast reconstruction surgeries undertaken since 2015/16.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9350

I refer to your email dated 24 September 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

    1. The number of mastectomies, (single and double) and lumpectomies, undertaken in respect of all hospitals and facilities under your jurisdiction, including any procedures which may have been contracted out to private health providers for whatever reason for the years 2015/16, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 respectively.
    2. The number of breast reconstruction surgeries, (single and double), undertaken in respect of all hospitals and facilities under your jurisdiction, including any procedures which may have been contracted out to private health providers for whatever reason for the years 2015/16, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 respectively.

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Number of beds in current Grey Base Hospital? How many does new Hospital have? Is new Hospital large enough?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9349

I refer to your email dated 13 September 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB following a Stuff article stating that Wellington Regional Hospital is too small for population: Specifically:

  1. How many beds does the current Greymouth Hospital have?
  2. How many does the new one have?
  3. On its busiest night over winter, how many beds were occupied?
  4. Is the new hospital large enough?

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Regarding fibreoptic colonoscopies to Hepatic Flexure or to Caecum provided since 2010/2011.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9348

I refer to your email dated 19 September 2019 requesting information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding fibreoptic colonoscopies to Hepatic Flexure or to Caecum  provided since 2010/2011. Specifically:

  1. Number of fibreoptic colonoscopies to Hepatic Flexure or to Caecum provided in each of the financial years from 2010/11 to current date?
  2. Number of fibreoptic colonoscopies to Hepatic Flexure or to Caecum provided as elective outpatient procedures in each of the financial years from 2010/11 to current date?

9 further questions were asked… Please view the resonse to see them.

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How many West Coast patients are able to claim travel expenses to collect methadone in the past year?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9345

I refer to your email dated 10 September 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  1. How many West Coast patients are able to claim travel expenses to collect methadone in the past year to June?
  2. What was the smallest claim?
  3. What was the largest?
  4. There is a pharmacy service to outlying towns on the Coast, but I assume they don’t do methadone.

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How many people claiming Funded Family Care since 2015/2016. Cost

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9336

I refer to your email dated 14 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act
from West Coast DHB. This request relates Funded Family Care (FFC). Specifically:

1. What is your DHBs policy on Funded Family Care (FFC)? Please provide a copy of it.
2. How many people within your DHB catchment are currently claiming FFC in this financial year?
    a. What is the cost of that?
3. How many individuals claimed FFC within your DHB catchment for the 2015/16 financial year?
    a. What is the cost of that?
4. How many individuals claimed FFC within your DHB catchment for the 2016/17 financial year?
    a. What is the cost of that?
5. How many individuals claimed FFC within your DHB catchment for the 2017/18 financial year?
    a. What is the cost of that?
6. How many individuals claimed FFC within your DHB in the 2018/19 financial year?
    a. What is the cost of that?
7. What is the annual budgeted and actual expenditure for the NASC in your DHB for the financial years 2015/16; 2016/17; 2017/18; 2018/19 and the current year’s budget 2019/20.

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Any reports of any food complaints in the past year regarding Grey Base Hospital.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9335

I refer to your email dated 12 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  • Any reports and minutes from the food item discussed in committee please? (West Coast DHB Board Meeting 9/8/2019)

The information contained in the Public Excluded paper presented to the West Coast DHB Board on 9 August 2019 is still withheld under Section 9(2)(j) of the Official Information Act, however I understand that you have now received a copy of the attached media statement (Appendix 1) resulting from these discussions.

  • Also reports of any food complaints in the past year regarding Grey Base.

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Number of locum and permanent doctors and nurses working at Buller Health for the year to June 2019?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9338

1. How many locum doctors did Buller Health employ in the year to June 30, 2019, and how many FTE positions does that equate to?
During the year to 30 June 2019, there were 25 individuals who served as locum doctors at Buller Health in the general practice and the hospital services (as defined above). Locum cover equated to an average of 1.76 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) doctors over the 12-month period.

2. How many permanent GPs did Buller Health employ in the same period and how many FTE positions does that equate to?
During the year to 30 June 2019, there were 6 individuals who served as permanent doctors at Buller Health in the general practice and the hospital services (as defined above). This equated to an average of 4.99 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) doctors over the 12 month period.

3. What was the cost of locum doctors for salaries and other expenses?

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The percentages of Maori who have had a colonoscopy in the past year as compared with the percentage of Maori in local population.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9339

I refer to your email dated 22 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB related to the percentages of Maori who have had colonoscopies. Specifically:

  • It would be greatly appreciated if your IT or data analysis team at the District Health Board could provide the Society with data on the percentages of Maori who have had colonoscopy in the past year (or financial year if that is easier to work out), as compared with the percentage of Māori in the local population.

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A copy of each annual audit of compliance and enforcement of HSNO s95A permits issued since delegation was given to the Ministry of Health by the EPA.

RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10174 and WCDHB 9341

I refer to your email dated 16 August 2019 to the Ministry of Health which they transferred to us on 21 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB. I note you subsequently clarified your request on 23 August 2019.

A copy of each annual audit of compliance and enforcement of HSNO s95A permits issued by Ministry of Health, around New Zealand, since the HSNO s95A delegation was given to the Ministry of Health by the EPA.

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A copy of the current risk register?

RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10178 and WCDHB 9343

I refer to your email dated 6 August 2019 sent to the Ministry of Health which they subsequently transferred to us on 2 September 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB.

  • A copy of the current risk register for each DHB, and copies of any summary briefings, memos or correspondence related to the current risk register items.

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Vaccination/Immunisation rates for DHB Health Care workers, i.e. midwives, nurses and doctors.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9329

I refer to your email dated 25 July 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

1. Any information the DHB holds about vaccination/immunization rates for its health workers, including the various rates for midwives, nurses and doctors working for the DHB.
2. Any information the DHB holds about trends in vaccination rates for health workers over the previous decade, and whether any measures have been taken to increase uptake.
3. Any information the DHB holds about vaccination rates for its health workers specifically from Pertussis/Whooping cough, seasonal ‘flu and MMR.

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How many samples processed in the Greymouth laboratory end up: Lost, mislabelled? What safeguards are there? Any problems of late?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9344

I refer to your email dated 4 September 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB. I note you clarified your request on 5 September 2019 that the information you are seeking is for the past 12 months to date.

  1. How many samples processed in the Greymouth laboratory end up ‘lost’ each year?
  2. How many are mislabelled?
  3. What safeguards are there?
  4. Have there been any problems of late?

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Copies of complaints received by the DHB since January 2019 about Aged Care rest homes and residential care.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9342

I refer to your email dated 27 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB, to be used as part of a report by the New Zealand Herald into rest homes and residential care.

Copies of complaints received by the DHB since January 1 2019 about residential care, and copies
of any related investigations and findings

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Total number of complaints relating to alleged staff bullying harassment or inappropriate behaviour for the last five years.

RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10173 and WCDHB 9340

I am referring to your email dated 23 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB. Specifically:

1. The total number of complaints relating to alleged staff bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour reported, with a breakdown from each department, each year for the last five years.

2. The total number of complaints relating to staff alleged staff bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour formally investigated, with a breakdown from each department, each year for the last five years.

3. The total number of staff disciplined following a compliant relating to alleged staff bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour each year, for the last five years.

4. The total number of staff dismissed or whose employment ended (such as a resignation or non-renewal of contract) following a complaint relating to alleged staff bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour each year, for the last five years.

5. The total cost of legal fees to investigate alleged staff bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour complaints each year for the last five years.

6. Copies of any legal advice given to the DHB relating to alleged staff bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour in the last five years. Please note I am meaning broadly rather than a specific case.

7. The total number of staff employed at the DHB, with a breakdown on the number of staff at each department, each year for the last five years.

8. Copies of any policy, regulation, protocol relating to alleged staff bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour and reporting of such incidents.

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Alleged incident at Larry’s Creek Road near Reefton on 25/7/2019.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9332

I refer to your email dated 5 August 2019 requesting information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding an alleged incident at Larry’s Creek Road near Reefton on 25th July 2019 at approximately 12pm on the Inangahua East operational area. 

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Finances paid by WCDHB to NZ Drug Foundation since October 2017.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9333

I refer to your email dated 7 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  • A copy of information related to finances which have been paid between your District Health Board and the New Zealand Drug Foundation, including the broken-down amount, in the form of contracts, consulting, or other, since October 26, 2017.

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Elective surgery Caseweights, Percentage of patients with confirmed cancer who receive their first treatment within 31 days, and high suspicion of cancer within 62 days of referral. Percentage of accepted referrals for CT scans and MRI scans receiving procedures within 42 days. Number and percentage of ED patients discharged or treated within six hours. number of presentations to ED.

1. Elective surgery discharges (caseweights and actual number)**

2. Elective surgery Caseweights, Percentage of patients with confirmed cancer who receive their first treatment within 31 days, and high suspicion of cancer within 62 days of referral. Percentage4 of accepted referrals for CT scans and MRI scans receiving procedures within 42 days. Number and percentage of ED patients discharged or treated within six hours. number of presentations to ED.

3. Elective medical discharges (caseweights and actual number)

4. Planned (funded) elective medical discharges (caseweights)

5. Acute caseweight discharges

6. Acute caseweights planned (funded)

7. Number and % of patients with a confirmed cancer diagnosis receive their first cancer treatment (or other management) within 31 days of a decision to treat

8. Number and % of patients referred urgently with a high suspicion of cancer receive their first treatment (or other management) within 62 days of the referral being received by the hospital

9. Number and % of accepted referrals for CT scans receiving procedures within 42 days

10. Number and % of accepted referrals for MRI scans receiving procedures within 42 days

11. Number and % of ED patients discharged or treated within 6 hours.

12. Number of presentations to ED.

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Last 3 years: number of women who have undergone gender affirmation surgery who have given birth as a man after the surgery?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9337

I refer to your email dated 9 August 2019 to Department of Internal Affairs which they subsequently transferred to us on 16 August 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB. Specifically:

  • All information from the last three years (2016/2017, 2017/2018, and 2018/2019) regarding the number of women in New Zealand who have undergone gender affirmation surgery and have delivered a baby, as a man, after the gender reaffirmation surgery.

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Following MoH recommendations regarding Youth Health Care in Secondary Schools: How many schools have taken up the recommendations? Where are the schools, Name of the schools that have taken up the recommendations?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9334

2. How many schools have taken up the recommendations?
3. Where are the schools that have taken up the recommendations?
4. Are you able to name the schools that have taken up the recommendations?

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Over past five years: how many babies have been born to mothers dependent on illegal drugs? How many were uplifted by Oranga Tamariki? Length of stay in hospital for baby? Number of babies requiring withdrawal medication?

1. Over the past five years (since January 2014), how many babies have been born under the care of West Coast District Health Board to mothers dependent on illegal drugs?
2. How many of those babies were uplifted by Oranga Tamariki?
3. How many of those babies required a hospital stay of more than 7 days?
4. How many of those babies required a hospital stay of more than 14 days?
5. How many of those babies required medication as a result of withdrawal symptoms?

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What discussions has the DHB had in the past year with providers about additional aged care dementia care in Greymouth?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9330

I refer to your email dated 29 July 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  1. What discussions has the DHB had in the past year with providers about additional aged care dementia care in Greymouth?
  2. Who were the discussions with?
  3. With Kowhai Manor out the picture, are there concerns over capacity on the Coast for dementia patients?

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Maternity – staffing, vacancies, correspondence re staffing problems, complaints re lack of staff.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9327

I refer to your email dated 22 July 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  1. The number of full and part time staff currently employed in the maternity ward at your District Health Board.
  2. The number of positions that exist or need to be filled
  3. Please also provide any reports or information
  4. I also request any complaints or matters of concern raised by maternity ward staff to management about problems or incidents arising from or related to a lack of staffing within the maternity ward.

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Does each respective DHB and GP have implemented, an electronic health record?

RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10145 and WCDHB 9324

I refer to your email dated 24 June 2019 sent to the Ministry of Health which they subsequently transferred to us on 10 July 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB regarding Electronic Health Records. Specifically:

  • I am researching the impact of information technology investment in health across New Zealand in regards to its impact on access and equity of access to health care. This is with the hypothesis that integrated electronic health records support and promote access to essential health care for the New Zealand population.  To achieve this, I shall be taking advantage of discontinuities in the stages at which General Practices and District Health Boards have implemented electronic health records. As such, I am requesting whether each respective DHB and GP have implemented an electronic health record. (For ease of the request, I have attached an excel template with the required information).

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Statistics on investigations or prosecution of breaches of health and safety have resulted from inspections of establishments and homes?

Could you provide the statistics of:

1. How many inspections have been carried out of a) establishments and b) homes in respect of sections 24 to 29 of the Prostitution Reform Act from 2003 until 2019, by year? To avoid doubt, these are inspections of licensed brothels or home-based sex work to ensure that Health and Safety standards are adhered to.

2. Can you provide statistics on how many investigations or prosecutions of breaches of health and safety have resulted from the above inspections for the same period, by year

3. Of the number of investigations, please provide data on what proportion of investigations and prosecutions relate to owner-operators versus licensed brothels.

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The total funding required for the provision of termination of pregnancy services in NZ 2018/2019

RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10134 and WCDHB 9321

I refer to your email dated 1 June 2019 to the Ministry of Health which they subsequently partially transferred to us on 28 June 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB, specifically Question 2.

2. The total funding required for the provision of termination of pregnancy services in Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB in the previous year. (2018/2019)?

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Regarding the state of children and adolescent oral health to assess whether there has been any further investment in services since the 2008 major reorientation program to the Community Oral Health Service (COHS)

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9314

I refer to your letter dated 30 May 2019 and received on 5 June 2019 requesting information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding the state of children and adolescent oral health to assess whether there has been any further investment in services since the 2008 major reorientation program to the Community Oral Health Service (COHS).

We also acknowledge that to save time you have provided a template for us to complete based on data already available through Titanium Dental Software.
The West Coast DHB Template is attached as Appendix 1

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Have people been harmed as a result of oncology and or radiation wait times over past six months

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9320

I refer to your email dated 24 June 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB. Clarified as being for the last six months.

  1. Have any people been harmed as a result of oncology and / or radiation wait times? If so, how many?
  2. Are there any reports that indicate and / or detail harm to patients as a result of oncology service wait times or radiation wait times? Can you supply those report(s)?
  3. Have any reports been provided indicating patients are being compromised by wait times to access first treatment of first specialist appointment? Can you supply those reports
  4. Have any of your staff raised concerns about the adverse effects on patients due to waiting times?

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What is the DHB’s top priorities for spending in 2019/2020 year? Proportion of patients accepted for urgent colonoscopy who received procedure within 14 days and proportion of patients high suspicion of cancer who received their first treatment within 62 days of being referred

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9318

I refer to your email dated 19 June 2019 requesting information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding priority spending and cancer treatment.
Background Response:

DHBs do not really have priority areas for spending, that would suggest a higher level of discretion and discretionary funding is very limited. Where we do have choices, the three strategic objectives which underpin our strategic direction and influence our funding decisions, along with our decision making framework are:

  • The development of services that support people to stay well and enable them to take greater responsibly for their own health,
  • The development of primary/community-based services that support people in the community and provide a point of ongoing continuity, which for most people will be general practice,
  • The freeing-up of hospital-based specialist resources to be more response to episodic events, provide timely access to more complex care and specialist advice to primary care.

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How many Primary Health providers have had their back to back contract terminated by a PHO for failure to achieve Foundation Standards during 2017 to the present day 24/5/2019?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9317

I refer to your emails dated 24 May 2019 to Ministry of Health which they subsequently transferred to us on 18 June 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

1. Please advise how many Primary Health providers have had their Back to Back contract terminated by a Primary Health Organisation for failure to achieve Foundation 

2. How many Primary Health providers had not achieved Foundation Standard certification by 1 July 2017?

3. When those Primary Health providers achieved Foundation Standard certification?

4. Do any Primary Health providers who are required to hold Foundation Standard Certification not currently hold that certification?

5. Did any Primary Health providers have Capitation Based Funding withdrawn as a result of not having achieved Foundation Standard by 1 July 2017?

6. Please supply the following information under the Official Information Act – memorandums, emails, letters, minutes of meetings etc. relating to the termination of such contracts.

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Any remuneration, including but not limited to incentives, of RMOs, SMOs and any other employee for work carried out as a result of the strike actions.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9309

I refer to your letter dated 15 May 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB in relation to the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) strike that has taken place from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019: Specifically:

1. Any remuneration, including but not limited to incentives, of RMOs, Senior Medical Officers and any other employee for work carried out as a result of the strike actions.
Payments to date made by West Coast DHB for work carried out as a result of the strike action from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019

2. Any ancillary costs incurred by the DHB as a result of the strike action including, but not limited to, meals provided, business related travel and accommodation and/or alternative days off.

3. Further to item (1) above, detail of all costs associated with and time spent by any other staff such as administrators, payroll staff and managers undertaking tasks resulting from the strike action including, but not limited to, rescheduling of patients, contingency planning, calculating pay alterations as a result of strike action, drafting communication with the public and other staff regarding the strike.

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How many psychologists are in paid employment within the various DHBs inpatient mental health services

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9313

I refer to your email dated 17 May 2019 sent to the Ministry of Health who subsequently partially transferred your request to us on 29 May 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB. Specifically Questions 2(a) and 5.

2(a). How many psychologists are in paid employment within the various DHB’s inpatient mental health services?

5. What psychological services are funded by the Ministry of Health where a psychologist needs a masters level or higher qualification?

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Number of children, adolescents, adults assessed for physical signs of being sexually abused in 2016-2018

RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10116 and WCDHB 9315

I refer to your email dated 5 June 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB.
Sexual abuse and Assault medical services for all ages on the West Coast are delivered in Christchurch, therefore numbers supplied below in our response are for both DHBs. Twelve years and under to Christchurch Hospital Paediatricians and 13 years and over to Cambridge Clinic.

1. The number of children (0-12 years old) assessed for physical signs of being sexually abused in your DHB in 2018, 2017 and 2016?

2. For how many of these cases did a DHB clinician attend a court hearing with respect to a report?

3. The number of people aged 13 years and over who were assessed for physical signs of being sexually abused in your DHB in 2018, 2017 and 2016?

4. For how many of these cases in each of these years, did a DHB clinician attend a court hearing with respect to a report?

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How many intersex children have had genital surgery within their first year of life between 2000 and 2018?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9303

I refer to your email dated 26 April 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding Intersex babies having genital surgery. Specifically:

1. Data on how many intersex children have had genital surgery within their first year of life between 2000 and 2018 broken down by year, whether or not the surgery was medically necessary or whether it was cosmetic, gender of child as recorded on their birth certificate and the total cost per year of the surgeries (Can I please have this information in the form of an Excel spreadsheet)

2. Information (including but not limited to internal communications, memos, meeting minutes, briefing notes, letters, communications with external stakeholders) about policies/procedures relating to intersex people’s health care received by the DHB and published by the DHB between January 2017 and today April 26 2019
West Coast DHB has neither received nor published any information, policies or procedures in regard to intersex people’s health care between 1 January 2017 and 26 April 2018. 9(2)(a)

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Please provide data about the use of restraints in the West Coast DHB for mental health services.

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9305

I refer to your email dated 5 May 2019, and received on 6 May 2019, requesting the following information under
the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding how the use of restraints in New Zealand mental
health facilities has changed since their minimisation became a priority in 2009. Specifically:

  1. Can you please provide data about the use of physical/mechanical restraints in your District Health Board for
    mental health services and identify the service associated with this data? (By physical/mechanical restraints I
    mean using appliances such as straps, ties or handcuffs to immobilise patients).

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Data on vaccination coverage and vaccination decline in DHB area for past four years

RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10052 and WCDHB 9292

I refer to your email dated 5 March 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB regarding vaccination/immunisation. I note that this request was partially transferred to the Ministry of Health Immunisation Team on 8 March 2019 and that the Canterbury DHB and West
Coast DHB are responding to the following for the past four years.

  • any copies of reports, initiatives, discussion papers, advice, plans or policies created by your DHB around vaccination rates (for example: plans for how to address declines in rates, discussion of any communities that are hotspots for anti-vaxxers, etc.) This includes complaints or alerts of any active anti-vaccination communities or individuals.

If intending to download this document, please note it’s 73 MB in size.  This document contains scanned pages.

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