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Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC)


The role of the Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC) is to monitor the financial and operational performance of the hospitals (and related services) of the Canterbury DHB; to assess strategic issues relating to the provision of hospital services by or through the Canterbury DHB; and to give the Board advice and recommendations on that monitoring and assessment.

Terms of reference

HAC Terms of Reference (100KB, PDF)


Andrew Dickerson (Chair)
Naomi Marshall (Deputy Chair)
Barry Bragg
Catherine Chu
James Gough
Jo Kane
Ingrid Taylor
Jan Edwards
Dr Rochelle Phipps
Michelle Turrall


Members of the public are welcome to attend any meeting, subject only to the right of the Committee to exclude the public from certain items of business, such as those that deal with matters of privacy or commercial sensitivity.

Current agenda papers

HAC Meeting Agenda – 1 October 2020 (PDF, 7MB)

2020 HAC meeting dates

30 January
4 June
6 August
1 October
3 December

Agenda papers are published on this page approximately two days before a meeting.

Archived agenda papers

Previous HAC agenda papers can be viewed in the document library.

If you wish to view agenda papers from earlier years, please contact Anna Craw, Board Secretariat.

Page last updated: 28 September 2020

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