West Coast DHB

Find out about West Coast DHB – where to find a GP and other health services, how West Coast is performing against the health system indicators, and more.

West Coast map.West Coast DHB is based in Greymouth, and covers an area from Karamea in the north to Haast in the south.

It has a population of 32,550 people (2020/21 projection). Read more about West Coast’s population.

West Coast DHB received $149.5 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:

  • $11.0 million in 2020/21
  • $3.1 million in 2019/20
  • $2.9 million in 2018/19.
Funding growth
  West Coast increase National increase
2020/21 7.96% 6.94%
2019/20 2.31% 4.32%
2018/19 2.25% 4.34%
West Coast DHB contact details
Postal address PO Box 387
Greymouth 7840
Street address Te Nīkau, Grey Hospital & Health Centre
71 Water Walk Road
Phone (03) 769 7400
Website www.westcoastdhb.org.nz

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.

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