District Health Boards (DHBs) are governed by seven elected members and up to a further four members appointed by the Minister of Health. This document - Appointment Process for District Health Board Members- offers information on the Ministerial appointments process, including:
- An overview of Ministerial appointments
- Desirable attributes in Ministerial appointees
- Conflicts of interest
- The different stages of the appointment process itself.
The revised version of this document incorporates changes to the appointment process in light of the Crown Entities Act 2004.