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Canterbury DHB Document Library

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949 documents.

Mental Health Services

For the last six years:

  • What mental health services does your DHB provide?
    • Please provide details of inpatient facilities and number of beds per facility, and whether facilities are currently used at capacity.
    • Please provide details of outpatient services and services contracted to community providers.
  • What addiction services does your DHB provide?
    • Please provide details of inpatient facilities and number of beds per facility and whether facilities are currently used at capacity.
    • Please provide details of outpatient services and services contracted to community providers.
  • How many people do you treat on average every year in your mental health services?
    • Please provide a breakdown by inpatient and outpatient services.
  • How many people do you treat on average every year in your addiction services?
    • Please provide a breakdown by inpatient and outpatient services.
  • How many people are currently waiting for mental health treatment after they have been through an initial triage process?
    • What is the average wait time to access services?
    • What is the longest time someone can wait?
    • Please provide breakdown by inpatient/outpatient services.
  • How many people are currently waiting for addiction treatment after they have been through an initial triage process?
    • What is the average wait time to access services?
    • What is the longest time someone can wait?
    • Please provide breakdown by inpatient/outpatient services.
  • What is the process while patients wait to access addiction and/or mental health treatment?
  • How many patients died after they were triaged but before receiving addiction or mental health treatment in the last six years?
    • Are you able to provide the cause of death for each person who died?

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Mental Health Ombudsman Reports

  • Mental Health Unit data: name, location and number of beds for each mental health and intellectual disability unit (this includes forensic units)
  • All reports carried out by the Ombudsman in the past five years on any one of these units.
  • For each unit, please provide:
    • the occupancy data for the 12 months ending November 30
    • strategies your DHB employs to house and care for people in mental health and intellectual disability units if there are too few beds
    • most recent engineering/building report for each of your mental health and intellectual disability units again, this includes forensic units
    • self-assessment data collected by your DHB and submitted to the Ministry of Health for each of your mental health and intellectual disability units

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CPH & DSAC Meeting – 4 March 2021

The Community & Public Health and Disability Support Advisory Committee (CPH & DSAC) meeting minutes and agenda.

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Outpatients who did not attend an appointment 2016-2021

For the past five financial years, from 30 June 2020 back to 30 June 2016.

  • What information does the CDHB hold regarding patients who do not arrive for their appointments at the Outpatients Clinic?
  • Are you able to provide details of the number of patients across the different services provided at the Clinic?
  • Is this information costed at all?

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Presentations to the Emergency Department (ED) November 2020 – January 2021

Please provide daily presentations to ED from November 1 2020 - 13 January 2021- broken down by:

  • severity of presentation
  • length of time waiting to be seen
  • urgency of cases
  • types of presentations
  • proportion of mental health cases

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Incidents of equipment not being properly sterilised

  • A detailed breakdown of any and all incidents relating to equipment not being properly sterilised by Canterbury District Health Board and West Coast District Health Board from March 2020.
  • Please clarify if the lack of sterilisation was picked up before or after patient exposure.

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Aged Residential Care

  • Does DHB have goals, targets, or objectives for current or future admissions to ARC? Targets could be expressed in terms of absolute numbers, annual percentage changes or changes in age-specific ARC utilisation rates. If yes, please supply docs or links to webpages and docs.
  • Has DHB analysed cost of providing home support to older people with high or complex needs compared to cost of funding them in ARC? If yes, please provide copy of report or details of the report.

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Data sharing at Canterbury DHB and Public Health Organisations (PHOs)

Data sharing at DHBs and PHOs / privacy officer / patient consent for data sharing / what we share, who we share it with.

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Recruitment of chief executive and management team

Communications regarding the recruitment of new CEO and six other vacant executive management positions.

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Canterbury DHB Board – Meeting Agenda – 18 February 2021

The Canterbury DHB Board meet approximately every month. Board agenda papers are usually published two days before a board meeting.

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Primary birthing unit and endoscopy site

Correspondence between Norma Campbell and CoM, EMT & Sir John Hansen on primary birthing unit & endoscopy site since June 2019.

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Body parts returned to patients

The total number of body part items returned to patients by the DHB during the calendar years of 2020, 2019, and 2018, broken down by the specific type of body part (including but not limited to, body tissue, bones, organs, placentas/products of conception) returned each year.

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Interpreting services

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) interpreter contracts.

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Art owned by Canterbury DHB

Artworks owned and held by Canterbury DHB, including value, location, any damage, auditing, and artwork details.

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Number and cost of ACC claims for Specialist Mental Health Services staff

Number and cost of ACC claims for Specialist Mental Health Services (SMHS) staff as result of physical assault, and staff leave taken.

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RMOs Cross Cover

Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) cross cover instances, instances of additional duties paid, not taken up, and paid at higher rate.

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Part-time Resident Medical Officers

Number of part-time Resident Medical Officers (RMOs).

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Methadone dispensing

Methadone dispensing by calendar year, & longest time patient received methadone.

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TAVI surgery criteria

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) procedure, surgery criteria, surgery availability.

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RFP for endoscopy and primary birthing unit

All the responses to the RFP for Endoscopy and / or primary birthing unit. All correspondence between any staff regarding the RFP this year.

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Nursing staff resignations, maternity leave, and recruitment

In the past six months how many nursing staff have resigned or gone on maternity leave? Of those, how many have been replaced?

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Private referrals for hip and knee replacement surgery

Hip and Knee replacements referred by private specialist / referred privately by specialist who also works for DHB / number of private referrals who don't have to undertake an FSA.

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Hillmorton Hospital Masterplan

A copy of the Hillmorton Hospital Masterplan.

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HDC complaints regarding surgical equipment

Number of formal complaints about surgical equipment mistakenly being left behind in patients in the last three years, which went to the Health and Disability Commissioner or resulted in a review of hospital policy.

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HDC Complaints

Information regarding the number of Health and Disability Commissioner HDC complaints which resulted in disciplinary action or resulted in a review of hospital policy at Canterbury Coast District Health Board in the last three years.

Broken down by year, what complaint was about, where it happened, and if and how it was resolved.

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Funding personal care for children, under 65’s, and over 65s

Individualised funding personal care and respite policy / service specifications for Children, under 65's, and over 65s.

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Patient Care Revenue

Total patient care revenue actual vs budget as reported in the Statement of Comprehensive Revenue and Expense.

Please provide the breakdown of the budget totals for Patient Care Revenue as reported in the financial statements for the following years: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.

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Equipment purchased for cataract surgery

The amount paid for intraocular lenses, the type of intraocular lenses purchased and the volume ordered per year for the last five years.

The amount paid for viscoelastics, surgical blades and sutures for cataract surgery.

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Surgery thresholds

Surgery threshold for: Endometriosis laparoscopic surgery, Knee replacement, hip replacement and whether any surgery thresholds have changed in the last five years at your DHB?

Can this include what the threshold change was and for what surgery.

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Māori & Pacific Fertility Services

How many Māori and Pacific Island women (both as a figure and a percentage) received publicly funded fertility treatment through the DHB over the past two years.

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Maintenance, refurbishment and complaints about hospital facilities in the last three years

How much funding has been spent on refurbishment and/or maintenance of the services at TPMH in the past 3 years, broken down by service, year and type of work.
How many complaints has the CDHB received in the past 12 months regarding facilities at TPMH, Hillmorton, and Parkside. Can you provide the complaints and the responses from the CDHB?

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EY Report, June 2020

A copy of the Ernst Young Report costing $240,000 and examining the drivers of the Canterbury DHB deficit.

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EY and Deloitte reports

Follow up to response to 10432. Request for EY and Deloitte reports.

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Firearms injuries since 2016

People treated for firearm injuries since January 2016?

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Temporary fencing

Temporary fencing utilised since 2010 earthquakes: cost, supplier, tender process, length of time in place, how many kilometres of fencing, repairing vandalism i.e. graffiti, lifespan of fencing.

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Information about terminations

  • What is the maximum gestation accepted for an abortion at your facility?
  • What was the gestational age of the oldest unborn child terminated at your facility since 2010?
  • Why, in the rare event that a child is born alive in an abortion at your facility is it not provided with the care that is mandated by the MoH?

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Māori and Non-Māori Mental Health Services

For Māori and non-Māori referred to MH Services: referral numbers for each service, psychiatric diagnoses / how many engaged with a psychologist / number prescribed medication.

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Waiting list for surgeries

CDHB - Waiting list GP referrals and waiting list for surgery for the following:

  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hysterectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction

Could you please provide the length of time for patients on the waiting list who was referred in the Canterbury region for the following:

  • CT/MRI/PET Scans
  • Colonoscopy

Could you please provide the average wait time for patients being treated with the following cancers:

  • Lung
  • Bowel
  • Prostate
  • Breast
  • Cervical
  • Skin 

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PPE for Nurses at Sudima Hotel

Two workers at Sudima who tested positive. Provide a description of the full PPE that the nurses were wearing. Copy of standard operating procedures provided and staff training manuals provided to the nurses for testing Covid infected people.

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