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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Commissioned
1 Sep 2004
The Disability Services Directorate undertook a project (the ‘Quality and Safety Project’) in 2003-2004 to identify quality and safety issues in the provision of disability support services with a view to making recommendations to Government on a policy and purchasing framework for these services. The aim of the project was to ensure service user and workforce quality and safety issues were...
Completed
Aug 2004
The National Primary Medical Care Survey was undertaken to describe primary health care in New Zealand, including the characteristics of providers and their practices, the patients they see, the problems presented and the management offered. The study covered private general practices (i.e. family doctors), community-governed organisations, and Accident and Medical (A&M) clinics and Emergency...
Completed
Aug 2004
Topics: Research, Healthcare
A Portrait of Health presents key findings of the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey. The report includes a detailed description of the survey methodology, as well as information on the prevalence of chronic diseases, the prevalence of health risk and protective factors, the use of a wide range of health services, and self-reported health status. The 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey involved...
Completed
Jun 2004
The National Primary Medical Care Survey was undertaken to describe primary health care in New Zealand, including the characteristics of providers and their practices, the patients they see, the problems presented and the management offered. The study covered private general practices (ie, family doctors), community-governed organisations, and Accident and Medical (A&M) clinics and Emergency...
Completed
Jun 2004
The National Primary Medical Care Survey was undertaken to describe primary health care in New Zealand, including the characteristics of providers and their practices, the patients they see, the problems presented and the management offered. The study covered private general practices (ie, family doctors), community-governed organisations, and Accident and Medical (A&M) clinics and Hospital...
Completed
2004
The snapshot provides the results of a survey of geriatric and psychogeriatric assessment, treatment and rehabilitation (AT&R) services and mental health services for older people provided by District Health Boards (DHBs). The survey was carried out between April and June 2003 in order to get a national overview of how these services are provided and to feed into development of a Guideline...
Completed
3 Nov 2003
This report overviews the 2002 National Children’s Nutrition Survey (CNS02). It describes the methodologies and the data on nutrient intakes and their sources; food security; eating patterns; frequently eaten foods; physical activity patterns; dental health; anthropometric measures and selected nutrition-related clinical measures of New Zealand schoolchildren 5–14 years of age. A nationally...
Completed
Feb 2003
Representatives from the Asian community in Auckland approached the Ministry of Health’s Public Health Directorate in 2002 requesting that the public health needs of Asian people be considered in developing public health strategies. The Asian Network and the Auckland Regional Public Health Service were keen for health agencies to assess the public health needs of Asian people and subsequently...
Completed
Dec 2001
This is the first of what is planned to be an annual Report on Maternity analysing New Zealand maternity services. It contains information on the outcomes, availability and utilisation of maternity services for women who delivered in New Zealand in 1999. This information will be useful for District Health Boards (DHBs) when they are considering maternity services and outcomes within their...

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