Primary care health targets – 2016/17 quarter three – results summary

Summary of primary health organisation performance against the health targets for the third quarter of 2016/17.

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Increased immunisation

The target: The national immunisation target is 95 percent of eight-month-olds will have their primary course of immunisation at six weeks, three months and five months on time. This quarterly progress includes children who turned eight months between January and March 2017, are enrolled in a PHO and who were fully immunised at that stage. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The national eight-month immunisation coverage for this quarter is 93.5 percent, a 0.7 percent decrease from last quarter. Thirteen PHOs met or exceeded the 95 percent target this quarter.

Results by PHO: (How to read the graphs)

Table showing how PHOs rated against the increased immunisation health target in quarter 3 of 2016/17.

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Better help for smokers to quit

The target: The national target is that 90 percent of PHO enrolled patients who smoke have been offered help to quit smoking by a health practitioner in the last 15 months. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The overall performance of the Better Help for Smokers to Quit target this quarter is 86.5 percent, a 0.3 percent increase from last quarter.  Ten PHOs have met or exceeded the 90 percent target and three PHOs have improved their performance by more than five percent this quarter.

Results by PHO: (How to read the graphs)

Table showing how PHOs rated against the Better help for smokers to quit health target in quarter 2 2016/17.

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