In this edition, read about the Te Whatu Ora Change Hub, which includes information about the working groups, work streams and the design process of the new health system operating model. There’s an update on our visitor restrictions as well as some helpful information about supporting healthcare workers through the pandemic. Also, in this edition, we welcome Dr Calvin Davis to the South Westland Area Practice team, shine the spotlight on Medical Laboratory Technician Harriet Hoeve as well as Immunisation Coordinator Jessie Chapman.There’s a quiz that tests your knowledge of medical-themed TV shows and movies and a delicious Curried Kumara Soup recipe.
West Coast DHB’s own newsletter.
In this last CE Update (as we know it) before the change to Health New Zealand, Peter reflects on West Coast DHB and shares the goals of the new health system. These include more equitable and accessible healthcare that is cohesive and responsive to people of all communities.
Also, in this edition, we get tips and reminders about how to protect ourselves from colds, flu and viruses and stay well this winter.
How your hospital & health centre works
Te Nīkau Hospital & Health Centre is a fit for purpose, modern facility designed to be a one-stop shop for health care.
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!
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