Corporate publications

Welcome to the corporate publications section. Here you will find the publications we produce to fulfil our statutory requirements.

Publications

  • Statement of Intent 2011-14 cover
    Published 19 May 2011
    This Statement of Intent outlines the strategic direction for the Ministry of Health over the three-year period of the document. It includes discussion of the outcomes being sought by the Ministry and the main priorities for the future work programme.
  • Published 07 March 2011
    The Health and Independence Report for 2010 looks at the public funds that are allocated to health and disability support services in New Zealand, the workforce underpinning the sector, the services that are delivered and what those services are achieving by way of their contribution to the health and independence of New Zealanders.
  • Published 02 December 2010
    This report details the actions taken throughout 2010 to progress priority areas that have been signalled to the sector: financial management and sustainability, clinical workforce and leadership, and ensuring quality.
  • Publication cover
    Published 02 October 2010
    This annual report outlines the Ministry of Health’s key achievements for the 2009/10 financial year, including the Ministry’s output performance and financial summary. It includes the Director-General of Health's Annual Report on the State of Public Health, which provides a snapshot of the overall functioning of the health system in New Zealand.
  • Published 02 October 2010
    This is the fifth annual report of the Office of the Director of Mental Health (the Office) and it reflects the Ministry’s ongoing emphasis on transparency, accountability and trust in government and its agencies. Mental health care, in particular compulsory care, is often the subject of public concern. The annual report provides clarity by reporting on the legislative activities of the Office for the 2009 calendar year.
  • Statement of Intent 2010-13 cover
    Published 02 May 2010
    This Statement of Intent 2010−2013 marks an important juncture for the planning, funding and delivery of health and disability services.
  • Published 02 December 2009
    This report details the actions taken throughout 2009 to progress priority areas that have been signalled to the sector. The priority areas are: strengthening the workforce; Health Targets; better, sooner, more convenient primary health care; improving productivity and value for money; strengthening regional service planning and collaboration; and ensuring quality.
  • Published 02 October 2009
    In 2009 the Health and Independence Report (the Director-General of Health’s Annual Report on the State of Public Health) was published as part of the Ministry's Annual Report for the Year Ended 30 June 2009.
  • Published 02 October 2009
    This annual report outlines the Ministry of Health’s key achievements for the 2008/09 financial year, including the Ministry’s performance against the outcomes, key initiatives, outputs and measures set out in the 2008−11 Statement of Intent. The annual report on the state of public health in New Zealand provides a snapshot of the overall functioning of the health system.
  • Published 02 September 2009
    The fourth Annual Report of the Office of the Director of Mental Health reflects the ongoing emphasis on transparency, accountability and trust in government and its agencies. Mental health care, in particular compulsory care, is often the subject of public concern and this annual report will help explain such issues.
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