ORANGE

We are at ORANGE according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework.  Protect yourself and our community by getting boosted, wearing a mask when out and about and reducing contact with others. Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but must wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable.  See our COVID-19 page for general COVID-19 advice, detailed hospital visiting guidelines and COVID-19 tests.

See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info on vaccinations.

Official Information Act request response

425 documents.

Effects of strike 16/5/2022 – Official Information Act Request Response

Clarification of questions sent to Comms 13/5/2022 1.how many appointments and surgeries were deferred as a result of the 24-hour strike on Monday May16? 2.How many appointments and procedures were deferred or cancelled as a result of the ‘work to rule’ action on May 9-20? 3. Of the affected procedures/surgeries – what kinds of surgeries – and did this include any cancer surgeries? If so, how many?

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Earthquake prone buildings – Official Information Act Request Response

RE earthquake-prone buildings owned, occupied, rented, leased or in use by Canterbury DHB. 1.A count and list of all buildings owned, occupied, rented, leased or in use. 2.The count and list of buildings from question 1 that have had a seismic assessment since 1 July 2017. 3.The count and list of buildings from question 1 that have not had a seismic assessment since 1 July 2017. 4.The count and list of those from question 1 that are currently earthquake prone. 5.The count and list of those from question 4 that are between 20 percent and less than 34 percent of the New Building Standard (NBS). 6.The count and list of those from question 4 that are less than 20 percent of the New Building Standard (NBS).

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Suicide / Self harm / Assessment tools – Official Information Act Request Response

Information on how the DHB undertakes suicide risk assessment to inform decisions on access to services (which may also be known as the “triage process”. )

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Covid / Heart issues / Anxiety – Official Information Act Request Response

Q2&9 – 2. All acute Myocarditis, pericarditis and tachicardia admissions post covid diagnosis. 9. The number of walk in admissions to ED where a Dr has written anxiety on the discharge notes and the comparative figures for the last five years.

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Media access to DHB premises – Official Information Act Request Response

RE media access to DHB premises to interview staff and patients and take photos before Covid restrictions. Board’s intentions for future regards media access under Covid.

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Precocious puberty – Official Information Act Request Response

How many children were referred for precocious puberty since 2006. How many treated since 2006?

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Aged Care – Official Information Act Request Response

Granger House and Dixon House – papers or reports relating to these rest homes, and general aged care restructure, pressures etc from the last three months. High Level position papers on rest homes and aged care.

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Assaults on patients – Official Information Act Request Response

Staff investigations of assaults on patients i.e. staff fired, investigated and resigning before being fired / criminal charges being laid / withdrawn by victim? Time frame “All DHB records”.

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Mental Health Procedural Information – Official Information Act Request Response

1. Copies of all forms relating to the induction of a client, compulsory or voluntary or moving between status.
2. Copies of all forms relating to a discharge/transfer of a client, compulsory or voluntary or moving between status.

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Covid / Remdesivir / ventilators – Official Information Act Request Response

Have Remdesivir and ventilators been used or are being used as a treatment for COVID patients in hospital?

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Maternal Mental Health – Official Information Act Request Response

Number of women referred to Maternal Mental Health in 2021 and number accepted. Current wait times for maternal mental health.

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Assaults on staff – Official Information Act Request Response

The number of assaults on staff for years 2018,2019,2020,2021,2022 (to current date)

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Ziman House/Reefton Health – Official Information Act Request Response

RE Ziman Ward within Reefton Hospital and transferring residents/patients to other centres? Reports and correspondence with Board etc.

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Carbon Neutral Plan – Official Information Act Request Response

  1. Do you have a carbon neutral plan by 2025, and if so, what is the official wording of it?
  2. Do you have a carbon neutral team or committee? If so, how many are in this team, and are they trained/experts?
  3. How much carbon do you emit/how are your carbon emissions measured?
  4. If coal is still in use at your facilities, when do you plan to phase it out? 5. Have you transitioned to EVs and or/hybrids? Have you begun to downsize your fleet size?

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Covid Hospitalisation – Official Information Act Request Response

Covid hospitalisation directly related to covid and covid only.
Covid hospitalisation where patient was admitted for another reason and covid was
detected after arriving at the hospital.
ICU and HDU beds used for covid only infections.
ICU and HDU beds used for non-covid conditions where a covid test after arriving at the
hospital showed infection.

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Covid costs – Official Information Act Request Response

4) the full costs of all testing centres for covid 19..including the road cone staff and the site payments etc. 5)the full costs health workers solely working with covid ..in labs or wards or anywhere else.”

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Ziman House / Reefton Health – Official Information Act Request Response

RE Ziman House – Any reports presented to the special Board meeting held on 24/02/2022 re relocating ten residents who live at Ziman House in Reefton

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Covid / hospital admissions – Official Information Act Request Response

Please indicate what is your exact procedure for determining that hospital admissions in this current time are in fact directly due to covid. ie: are you testing people who are admitting themselves for something non-respiratory related and if they test positive after admission for sars cov 2 are you listing it as a covid admission regardless ? i.e: people who are admitted for something respiratory related that is later diagnosed as not sars cov 2, are you indicating them as covid hospitalizations if they return a positive test during admission.

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Emergency Department Presentations – Official Information Act Request Response

Please provide a breakdown of all emergency admission numbers in 2020 and 2021, broken down by month. Please include a categorisation of the types of admissions also.

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Eldernet – Official Information Act Request Response

RE Eldernet: Interested to understand the nature of this agreement for data collection, and the accessibility of the data in the public domain.

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Transgender – Official Information Act Request Response

Follow-up to OIA 9652 re Transgender or gender diverse discrimination complaints to DHB.

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Code Red and Code Black / Hospital – Official Information Act Request Response

Number of days hospitals spent in ‘Code Red’ and ‘Code Black’ 2021 calendar year (Jan-Dec)

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Staffing levels – Official Information Act Request Response

Before Christmas there was an OIA request around correspondence with the nurses’ union. Can I now repeat that please for late November, when the last OIA ended, through to now (Feb 2022)

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Hospital admissions / Heart – Official Information Act Request Response

The number of people that have visited any/all hospitals and doctor’s surgeries within the WCDHB for any/all heart related issues, (including but not limited to pericarditis, myocarditis, heart attacks and strokes) 2018-2021.

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Transgender – Official Information Act Request Response

How many people have complained regarding discrimination for being transgender or gender diverse when seeking health services on the West Coast?
Have any complaints been resolved and has any changes been made to improve services?
If not, are there any plans to improve health services with things staff training, or improving access to gender affirming healthcare in the future?

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Covid / staffing and cost – Official Information Act Request Response

How many staff on the West Coast are working on the Covid response
That includes tracing, vaccinations, testing etc
How many are frontline
How many are back office, management etc
What is the total cost to date’
What budget has it come from

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DEXA Scans – Official Information Act Request Response

Are publicly funded bone density (DEXA) scans available for (1) all relevant Endocrinology patients (2) any patient seen in a relevant subspecialty (yes/no adequate detail for both questions). The scan could be provided in private but the question is about who pays – the DHB or the patient. If some patients would be funded (e.g. community service card holders) please provide this information.

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Skin cancer – Official Information Act Request Response

What is the current size of the waiting list for all skin cancer referrals to your DHB as follows: •Initial consultation appointment for suspected or confirmed BCC, SCC and melanoma
•Surgical appointment for melanoma excision. •Surgical appointment for BCC or SCC excision. I would also like to know to what extent, if any, your DHB funds GPs or private providers to carry out any SCC, BCC or melanoma excisions on an annual basis (e.g. for 2021).

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