Well Child/Tamariki Ora publications

Publications on Well Child/Tamariki Ora services.


  • Well Child / Tamariki Ora indicators cover
    Published 23 October 2013
    The Well Child/Tamariki Ora (WCTO) Quality Indicators provide a mechanism to drive quality improvement in the delivery of WCTO services. They support identification and prioritisation of quality improvement activities by identifying variable clinical practice, service quality and health outcomes across WCTO and related child health services.
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    Published 11 September 2013
    This report presents the findings of research by Kaipuke Consultants to identify how Family Start and Well Child Tamariki Ora services can be aligned to better support vulnerable families.
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    Published 29 July 2013
    The Well Child/Tamariki Ora Quality Improvement Framework and quality indicators provide a mechanism to drive improvement in the delivery of WCTO services. They support national and local activities to address variable clinical practice, service quality and health outcomes to ensure the WCTO programme consistently achieves its aims.
  • Healthy Smiles, Healthy Child
    Published 10 January 2011
    This training curriculum and Guide is prepared for New Zealand Well Child/Tamariki Ora providers. The Guide aims to reduce oral health inequality by offering Well Child service providers information and understanding to provide early anticipatory guidance about the prevention of early childhood caries.
  • Published 02 August 2010
    In 2007 as part of the Well Child / Tamariki Ora Framework Review (the Review), the Ministry of Health developed this background paper setting out the evidence for proposed changes to the Well Child Framework. This document was used in the consultation process and together with stakeholder feedback informed the changes that have been made to the Framework. The document is now being published online for your information.
  • Published 02 August 2010
    This document sets out the changes that are being made to the 2002 Well Child/Tamariki Ora Framework (the Framework) following a major review. The document describes the findings of the Review and the changes to the Framework phased in from 1 July 2010.
  • Published 02 March 2010
    This project aimed to determine the best way to provide Well Child information, advice and support to parents remotely and on demand. The report presents findings from the literature review, the survey of parents and health professionals, and makes recommendations about the content and types of child health information services that should be available to support New Zealand parents.
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