MidCentral DHB

Find out about MidCentral DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how MidCentral is performing against national health targets, and more.

MidCentral dhb map.

MidCentral DHB is based in Palmerston North, and covers an area from the east coast to the west coast, and from north Manawatu down to Otaki in the south.

It has a population of 171,250 people. Read more about MidCentral’s population.

MidCentral DHB received $465.1 million in funding in 2015/16.*

Funding increases as a result of growth over the last 3 years were as follows:

  • $6.9 million in 2015/16
  • $9.0 million in 2014/15
  • $6.6 million in 2013/14.
Funding growth
  MidCentral increase National increase
2015/16 1.50% 2.41%
2014/15 2.02% 2.47%
2013/14 1.50% 2.31%

*This only includes devolved funding from the Ministry. Visit Funding for more information.

DHB annual planning

Every year the DHB develops, updates and publishes on their website a number of key annual planning documents such as their Annual Plan, Regional Service Plan, and Māori Health Plan. See DHB Māori Health Plans and Health Needs Assessments

MidCentral DHB contact details
Postal address PO Box 2056
Palmerston North 4440
Street address Gate 2, Heretaunga Street
Palmerston North 4414
Phone (06) 350 8061
Fax (06) 355 0616
Email communications@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
Website http://www.midcentraldhb.govt.nz
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/midcentraldhb


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