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 


The Board appoints members to the Committee. The Committee comprises both Board members and members of the public. They have a statutory governance role.

Current membership

  • Andrew Dickerson (Chair)
  • Jo Kane (Deputy Chair)
  • Barry Bragg
  • Sally Buck
  • Dr Anna Crighton
  • Jan Edwards
  • David Morrell
  • Dr Rochelle Phipps
  • Trevor Read
  • Ta Mark Solomon (ex-officio)
  • Dr John Wood (ex-officio)


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 29 November 2018

2019 HAC meeting dates

31 January
4 April
30 May
1 August
3 October
5 December

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

Archived agenda papers

Previous 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: 7 December 2018

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