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1 Jan 2014
This document has been developed to help you to prepare a water safety plan (formerly known as a Public Health Risk Management Plan, PHRMP) for your small drinking-water supply. The document provides a qualitative narrative and a series of worksheets to assist in this exercise. You are also encouraged to refer...

2 Aug 2011
The National Standards of Service Provision for Lung Cancer Patients in New Zealand have been developed by the National Lung Cancer Working Group to address New Zealand’s high incidence and poor survival rate for lung cancer. The Standards aim to improve the care of lung cancer patients by setting requirements...

2 Mar 2011
In July 2009 the Government demonstrated its commitment to improving the quality and timeliness of the care New Zealanders receive at an ED, by introducing a Health Target of ‘Shorter Stays in Emergency Departments’. The Health Target requires District Health Boards, who run the country’s public hospitals, to...

1 Apr 2011
Health targets are a set of national performance measures specifically designed to improve the performance of health services. They provide a focus for action.The impact they make can be measured to see how they are improving health for all New Zealanders. The Government has identified reducing waiting times...

2 Aug 2006
Te Kōkiri: The Mental Health and Addiction Action Plan has been developed to directly implement Te Tāhuhu – Improving Mental Health 2005-2015: The Second New Zealand Mental Health and Addiction Plan. Te Kōkiri is the result of extensive consultation with the mental health and addiction sector over the past two...

Sep 2011
These reports outline trends in teacher numbers, teacher loss rates and reasons for teacher losses. They are produced annually by the Demographic & Statistical Analysis Unit to assist in the Ministry's monitoring of teacher supply and give an indication of the stability of the teacher workforce and the state of...

2 Jul 2008
The 2007 meningococcal disease annual report provides detailed information on the incidence and distribution of meningococcal disease, the basis for diagnosis, clinical features and outcome and analysis of the group B meningococcal disease epidemic strain. The report was prepared by ESR for the Ministry of...

2 May 2009
The guidelines provide guidance to public health staff who investigate complaints of adverse health impacts from any poisonings and chemical or hazardous substances injuries (chemical exposure incidents) in non-occupational settings. These guidelines should also be used whenever a notification of chemical exposure/injury for...

2 May 2006
This report provides hospital discharges by age, gender, ethnicity, socio-economic deprivation, admission, and discharge types. The report also includes data on the average length of stay, percentage of day cases to total cases.

2 Oct 2006
The National Primary Medical Care Survey (NatMedCa) 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),...

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