Improving the System: Meeting the Challenge

Improving patient flow for electives. A Toolkit for District Health Boards

Published online: 
23 April 2012

Summary

The Improving Patient Flow Toolkit has been developed in collaboration with a sector based working group, and comprises ten improvement strategies that when implemented, will assist District Health Boards to reduce waiting times, improve access and quality of elective services. 

The ten evidence based strategies are complimented by case studies demonstrating successful implementation and provide useful perspectives on the strategies.

The toolkit and additional resources are available online at Health Improvement & Innovation Resource Centre

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    23 April 2012
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-39314 (print), 978-0-478-39317-0 (online)
  • HP number:
    5471
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2012. Improving the System: Meeting the challenge – improving patient flow for electives. A Toolkit for District Health Boards. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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