Find out about MidCentral DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how MidCentral is performing against the health system indicators, and more.
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 186,190 people (2020/21 projection). Read more about MidCentral’s population.
MidCentral DHB received $602.1 million in funding in 2020/21.*
*This only includes devolved funding from the Ministry. Visit Funding for more information.
Funding increases as a result of growth over the last 3 years were as follows:
- $48.0 million in 2020/21
- $23.1 million in 2019/20
- $18.6 million in 2018/19.
|MidCentral increase||National increase|
|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|
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 and Regional Service Plan.
Health System Indicators
Health System Indicators measure and report on how well our health and disability system is doing for New Zealanders.
Find out more about Health System Indicators.