Official Information Act response

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 Did any Primary Health providers have Capitation Based Funding withdrawn as a result of not having achieved Foundation Standard by 1 July 2017?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

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Number of orthopaedic FSA referrals received by DHB and number of rejections since June 2018 and for 2017/18

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9304

I refer to your email dated 2 May 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  • A breakdown by specialty, of the number of orthopaedic FSA referrals received by the WCDHB, and the number of rejections, since June 30 last year, and for the preceding year.

 

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How many inpatients have died in mental health units in past year

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9310

I refer to your email dated 20 May 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  1. I would like to know how many patients in your in-patient mental health units have died in the past year while being there. If you could please break these down into gender and age as well that’d be great.
  2. Also, I know this may not be possible due to privacy, but if you could can I please have cause of death (e.g. self-inflicted or not) and dates they happened.

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How many surgical mesh procedures have been undertaken using the Trans Obturator System mesh tape (TVT-0) made by Johnson and Johnson Medical/-Ethicon from the period 1st Jan 2009 to 1st Jan 2019?

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9308
I refer to your letter dated 8 May 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  1. How many surgical mesh procedures have been undertaken using the Trans Obturator System mesh tape (TVT-O) made by Johnson and Johnson Medical/-Ethicon from the period 1/1/2009 to 1/1/2019?
  2. Please confirm the brand names of all other Trans obturator surgical mesh devices that have been used in surgical procedures for the period 1/1/2009 to 1/4/2019. How many surgical procedures in total have been undertaken using these Trans Obturator devices from 1/1/2009 to 1/1/2019?

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The cost to the district health board of paying senior doctors to provide cover during all of the five strikes by members of the Resident Doctors Association so far this year

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9307
I refer to your email dated 8 May 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.

  • Please provide details about the cost to the district health board of paying senior doctors to provide cover during all of the five strikes by members of the Resident Doctors Association so far this year. The dates are Jan 15-16; Jan 29-30; Feb 12-13; Feb 26-27; April 29-May 3 2019

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Hours worked by senior doctors and consultants on Hospital maternity wards during the week and at weekends

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9306
I refer to your email dated 6 May 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding Maternity Ward staffing.
1. How many consultants/senior doctors are rostered on and physically present on your hospital maternity wards on Saturdays and Sundays and between 10pm and 8am during the week?
2. If consultants/senior doctors are rostered on to work in the ward on the weekend, what times do their shifts start and end? (ie, is there someone there at all times?)
3. What times are consultants/senior doctors rostered on until during the week? (ie, is there someone there at all times?)
4. Why are/why aren’t consultants/senior doctors present/not present on the ward at all times?

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RE 1080 – Perth River, Bettison Whataroa Drop Zone

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9302

I refer to your email dated 25 April requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding Perth, Bettison Whataroa drop zone.

Specifically:
1. A copy of track clearance logs in this area that should be made available to you as per consent conditions?

2. Also any records of actions taken by operators to comply with consent conditions re Scone Hut water supply and 50 metre buffer zone around hut?
Scone Hut clearances (Conditions 16 and 17)

3. Were any checks done there? Please supply evidence of this.

4. Can we also have a printout of all toxic flightpaths in this area?

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How much senior doctors were paid to cover RMO strike action in 2019

RE Official Information Act request WCDHB 9300
I refer to your email dated 20 March 2019 which was subsequently transferred to us from the Ministry of Health on 3 April 2019 requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB.
1. How much senior doctors were paid, on top of their salary, to cover a shift for striking junior
doctors in 2019?
2. How many senior doctors were paid this extra amount?
3. And across how many extra shifts?

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All information re contracts, communications with Nga Hau E Wha

Requesting under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB all information regarding funding, contracts, communications, applications for funding, contracts, provision of services and all other matters, made to an organisation known as ‘Nga Hau E Wha’, Management and co- ordination of Nga Hau E Wha (NHEW), and all previous contracts with this organisation.
I further request: all information held by the District Health Boards regarding the Chairperson (or former Chairperson) Victoria Roberts, and others associated with NHEW including Jak Wild and Tui Taurua Peihopa – in particular any and all communication with Tui Taurua Peihopa or anyone from the organisation NHEW regarding the letter sent to her in about June last year regarding her misleading claim to being a “clinician”.

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Average wait time for patients referred with high suspicion of cancer

Request for the following information under the Official Information Act from West Coast DHB regarding wait times relating to cancer – including: The average wait time for patients referred to the DHB with a high suspicion of cancer (all tumourstreams) to receive a FSA (first specialist assessment), including the shortest and longest individual waittime, month by month for the last 12 months.

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Number of people received bariatric surgery through DHB and age of individual each calendar year from 2010 to 2018 (incl)

Number of people received bariatric surgery through DHB and age of individual each calendar year from 2010 to 2018 (incl).

This response replaces an earlier version posted 16/4/2019.

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Re violent incidents in hospitals within DHB – last five years. How many incidents are reported within 48 hours of that patient being placed in seclusion or restraint? Were there any other factors or circumstances that may have contributed to the incident? We would like to understand if there is any relationship between restraint/seclusion and aggressive or violent incidents.

Re violent incidents in hospitals within DHB – last five years. How many incidents are reported within 48 hours of that patient being placed in seclusion or restraint? Were there any other factors or circumstances that may have contributed to the incident? We would like to understand if there is any relationship between restraint/seclusion and aggressive or violent incidents.

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Car parking revenue / numbers of parks, staff and visitors

Car parking revenue / numbers of parks, staff and visitors

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Copies of any reports, documents, memoranda, correspondence, legal advice or emails, both internal and external regarding concerns for the health of Gloriavale residents on the West Coast of the South Island.

Copies of any reports, documents, memoranda, correspondence, legal advice or emails, both internal and external regarding concerns for the health of Gloriavale residents on the West Coast of the South Island.

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Details of any issues-based audits or investigations into mental health services in your DHB carried out, commissioned or provided to the DHB for the past four years.

Details of any issues-based audits or investigations into mental health services in your DHB carried out, commissioned or provided to the DHB for the past four years.

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