Health target publications

Publications relating to the health targets, such as the booklets highlighting innovative approaches to improving services covered by the health targets.

Health target results are not reported in the publications below. See How is my DHB performing? for the health target results.

Publications

  • New Zealand Health Research Strategy submissions.
    Published 22 February 2017
    This document presents key themes and actions proposed in written submissions and consultation meetings on the development of the New Zealand Health Research Strategy 2017–2027. 
  • Published 21 October 2014
    A series of educational videos answering common questions and offering support to general practice for the more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit health targets has been developed.
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    Published 13 November 2013
    This publication looks at how district health boards and their staff are working to achieve the three health targets focused on patient access to emergency care, elective surgery and cancer treatment.
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    Published 04 November 2013
    This publication looks at how district health boards, primary health organisations and general practices are working to achieve the prevention-focused health targets
  • Published 14 April 2011
    In July 2009 the Government showed its commitment to helping smokers to quit by introducing a health target of "Better Help for Smokers to Quit"
  • Published 02 April 2011
    This publication looks at how DHBs are working to achieve  the Better diabetes and cardiovascular services health target, and discusses the real gains which are being made thanks to the creativity, teamwork and dedication of hospital staff, and the people who provide health services and support in the community.
  • Published 01 April 2011
    This publication looks at how the country’s six cancer centres are working to achieve the Shorter waits for cancer treatment radiotherapy health target, and discusses the real gains that are being made thanks to the creativity, teamwork and dedication of staff.
  • Published 02 March 2011
    This publication looks at how district health boards are working to achieve the Shorter stays in emergency departments health target, and discusses the real gains which are being made thanks to the creativity, teamwork and dedication of hospital staff, and the people who provide health services and support in the community.
  • Published 02 March 2011
    People in New Zealand have high expectations that they will have good access to health care services when they need them. This publication looks at health care system that continues to deliver for patients.
  • Published 02 March 2011
    The Government has identified improving access to elective surgery as one of its priority health targets. New Zealand's frontline clinicians and the DHBs they work for are coming up with innovative solutions to improved access to elective surgery.
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