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21 Dec 2011
Youth forensic services are specialist mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services for young people with mental health disorders, AOD problems and/or intellectual disabilities (under the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003 (IDCC&R Act)) who have offended or are alleged to...

2 Sep 2008
This report presents the Workforce Taskforce's findings and recommendations for overcoming barriers to workforce change and innovation in primary health care. The Taskforce identified the following five key areas that present barriers to change in how the primary health care workforce delivers services:...

2 Aug 2011
This booklet looks at Whānau Ora – an approach that empowers New Zealand whānau to transform their futures by taking control of their lives. Introduced in 2010, Whānau Ora is driven by a focus on outcomes: that whānau will be self-managing, living healthy lifestyles, participating fully in society,...

2 Apr 2007
The Whānau Ora Health Impact Assessment tool is a formal approach used to predict the potential health effects of a policy on Māori and their whānau. It pays particular attention to Māori involvement in the policy development process and articulates the role of the wider health determinants in influencing health and well-being...

2 Dec 2006
Whakatātaka Tuarua 2006-2011, the second Māori Health Action Plan, sets objectives for Māori health over the next five years and builds on from Whakatātaka - The Māori Health Action Plan which was implemented in 2002, which has provided the health sector with a valuable tool for contributing to reducing health inequalities...

23 Oct 2013
The Schedule outlines the 12 core visits delivered as part of the Well / Child Tamariki Ora Programme to protect and improve health outcomes for New Zealand children, from birth to five years. The Schedule outlines: health and development assessments for the child

2 Mar 2011
People in New Zealand have high expectations that they will have good access to health care services when they need them. Health targets provide a clear and specific focus for action to ensure that this health care is of the highest quality and within the best possible time. It is very...

8 Aug 2013
The New Zealand Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2006-2016 (NZBD) is a systematic analysis of health loss by cause for New Zealanders of all ages, both sexes and both major ethnic groups. It includes estimates of fatal and nonfatal health losses from 217 diseases and injuries and 31 biological and behavioural...

2 Feb 2007
This report, Urban-Rural Health Comparisons: Key results of the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey, compares the health status of New Zealand adults living in urban and rural areas. In particular, this report compares the following aspects of health for urban and rural dwellers: ...

1 May 2006
Unequal Impact: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics 1996–2001is the first cancer chartbook of Māori and Non-Māori cancer statistics. This chartbook of Māori and non-Māori cancer statistics provides comprehensive analysis of differences in cancer incidences, mortality, stage of diagnosis and survival in New Zealand using...

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