Key Documents

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Annual Report 2015-16 
The WDHB Annual Report shows how the Whanganui District Health Board performed and provides a detailed account of how the budget was managed.

 
Quality Account 2015-16 
Each year, Whanganui District Health Board is required to produce an Annual Plan, setting out in detail what we will do in the coming year. This document is our attempt to say what we achieved against the plan, and how we got there.
WDHB Annual Plan 2016-2017  (PDF, 3MB)
Each year the Board identifies what will be achieved over the next 12 months and documents it in it's Annual Plan.

WDHB System Level Measures Plan 2016-17   (PDF, 1MB)

The Ministry of Health has worked with the health sector to co-develop a suite of system level measures to support the whole of system view of performance described in the New Zealand Health Strategy.
 

WDHB Maori Health Profiles 2015   (PDF, 1MB)
District Health Board (DHB) Māori Health Profiles help to create a picture of the health status of a DHB’s population at a given time. They can be used to support the Māori Health Plans for DHBs, and planning within other health organisations.

Whanganui DHB Maori Health Profiles 2015 Data Tables
Tatau Kahukura: Maori Health Chart Book 2015, 3rd edition
 
WDHB Maori Health Profiles 2015   (PDF, 1MB)
District Health Board (DHB) Māori Health Profiles help to create a picture of the health status of a DHB’s population at a given time. They can be used to support the Māori Health Plans for DHBs, and planning within other health organisations.
WDHB Health Emergency Plan 2014-16
WDHB emergency preparedness is necessarily progressive, continuously moving the organisation toward greater resilience. This plan provides a framework to guide the management of an emergency or disaster.
Sudden Death Protocol   (PDF, 1MB)
The Sudden Death Protocol agreement sets out the roles and expectations in the management of tupapaku (a deceased person) while providing a framework to help manage the process.
Health Needs Assessment 2015   (PDF, 5MB)
The objective of a Health Needs Assessment is to inform the community, service providers and other agencies of the health needs of the district.
centralAlliance Foundation Agreement   (PDF, 0.1MB)
The centralAlliance is a collaborative agreement between Whanganui and MidCentral District Health Boards to maximise their resources and knowledge. This agreement drives the two DHBs' efforts to develop clinically-led, collaborative health services and more effective and efficient shared support services with common objective being to achieve improved health outcomes for their DHB populations.
 
Huarahi Oranga: Maori Health Strategy 2007-2012   (PDF, 1MB)
The purpose of the Maori Health Strategy is to guide the planning, purchasing and delivery of health services in the district to improve Maori health outcomes and reduce inequalities.
Health of Older People Plan   (PDF, 1MB)
This Health Plan sets out the strategic vision, objectives and actions for the Health of Older People in the Whanganui District Health Board.
Aged Related Residential Care Agreement   (PDF, 1MB)
This national agreement outlines the requirements for Aged Related Residential Care.
Regional Services Plan 2015-16    (PDF, 2MB)
The purpose of the RSP is to provide debate, direction and decisions about clinical services in the central region. For more information visit www.centraltas.co.nz
Whanganui Region Disability Strategy  (PDF, 1MB)
The aim of the Whanganui Region Disability Strategy is to eliminate barriers that prevent the full participation of disabled people in the life of communities that make up the Whanganui region.
WDHB Paid Family Carer Policy for Home-based Care WDHB-6000 v1
This Paid Family Carer Policy details the circumstances in which Whanganui DHB will pay an eligible family member for providing home-based care services to an eligible person.
Maternity Quality & Safety Programme Strategic Plan 2012-2015 (PDF, 1MB)
The Maternity Quality & Safety Programme (MQSP) aims to enhance safety for women, babies, families and whanau, and for service providers living and working in Whanganui and MidCentral districts.
Whanganui DHB Maternity and Maternity Quality & Safety Programme Annual Report 2015-16 (PDF, 6MB)
The main intent of the programme is to ensure that the highest possible standard of maternity services and best outcomes are achieved for all mothers and their babies.
 
The Health of Children with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in MidCentral and Whanganui (PDF, 4MB)
This report is the third of a three-part series on the health of children and young people in MidCentral and Whanganui DHB regions.