Ministry of Health: MoH
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The Government's principal advisor on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders.
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Topics: Evaluation, Research, Support Groups, Voluntary & Community, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Healthcare, Disability
This report, written towards the end of the three-year demonstration of the New Model for Supporting Disabled People, draws on information to assess the extent to which the components of the New Model have contributed to increasing choice and control for disabled people over the way they live and the support they receive. It also considers whether Choice in Community Living and Local Area...
Topics: Evaluation, Self-Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Disability
Funded Family Care is a Ministry of Health-funded support option that was introduced in October 2013 to enable some disabled people with high or very high needs to pay a family member, who would otherwise be excluded, to provide personal care and household management supports. A year after the policy came into place the Ministry of Health commissioned an independent evaluation of the...
30 Mar 2015
Medication use and perceptions of GP care in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the use of prescribed medications, medication aids, and the perception of GP services for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age living in the Bay of Plenty, who are taking part in a...
23 Mar 2015
The Ministry of Health commissioned Litmus Ltd to undertake a stocktake and needs analysis of low vision services in New Zealand conducted in mid-2014. The Ministry has accepted the report, and while the report presents the views of the authors, it provides useful information and recommendations to focus future efforts. The report is based on interviews which were conducted with 10...
24 Feb 2015
This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives. Although not all collectives include general practice providers, the data collected for this report can help highlight any changes in...
4 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Parenting, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
The alcohol use report presents the key findings from the 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey about alcohol use, misuse and alcohol-related harm among New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over.The following topics are covered:patterns of alcohol consumption;alcohol use by pregnant women;alcohol availability and use.Separate publications will report the findings about the use of recreational drugs...
The Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (Aged 2–18 years): A background paper provides evidence-based technical information and best practice recommendations on nutrition and physical activity for health practitioners working in clinical and population health settings. It is also used as the basis for accompanying health education resources for the public.
5 Jan 2015
Topics: International Research, Monitoring, Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
The Ministry of Health, in partnership with sector experts, developed the Well Child / Tamariki Ora Quality Improvement Framework, drawing on New Zealand and international research. This is the third Well Child / Tamariki Ora quality indicators publication, and show areas of excellence and areas for improvement. The quality indicators help support the Ministry of Health, DHBs and providers of...
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