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The National Cancer Programme Work Plan 2014/15 covers national, regional and local priority activities for cancer.
The National Cancer Programme:brings together the work of district health boards, regional cancer networks and the Ministry of Health to implement the Government’s...
This report explores the health issues and contexts of New Zealand secondary school students who use substances at very high levels. Young people who use substances more than their peers are likely to have high rates of absenteeism from school and may be early school...
Presents information and statistics that serve as barometers of quality for New Zealand's mental health services.
The objectives of this report are to:provide information about specific clinical activities that must be reported to the Director of Mental Health under...
This briefing outlines New Zealand's health and disability system as at October 2014, describing the major organisations and structures in the system, along with their roles, functions and responsibilities.
Every New Zealander will, at some point in their lives, rely on...
This briefing provides you, as the incoming Minister, with information on challenges and opportunities facing the New Zealand health and disability system, and how the Ministry can advise and support you to implement your Government’s priorities for health. The Ministry looks forward...
Provides resources and information to support service planning and delivery regarding diabetes care.
Introduction Diabetes mellitus is a long term complex metabolic disorder characterised by high levels of blood glucose and caused by defects in insulin secretion and/or action. Diabetes increases the risk...
An overview of the public health system performance and the current state of health in New Zealand.
Purpose of this report
The Health and Independence Report gives an overview of the public health system performance and the current state of health in...
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are the result of collaboration between the Ministry of Health and maternity stakeholders representing consumer, midwifery, obstetric, general practice, paediatric, and anaesthetic perspectives. In 2011 an expert working group established a set of 12 maternity clinical indicators that could...
Examines the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives.
Whānau Ora is an inclusive interagency approach...
Sets out the response required in New Zealand to a case of probable and/or confirmed poliomyelitis (polio) caused by a wild-type poliovirus or by a vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV).
Key pointsPoliovirus is still endemic in a number of countries. Afghanistan, Nigeria and...