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Culturally appropriate Asian health services

Response to official information request

  1. What training do all frontline staff (those who deal directly with patients, across all sectors of health) have for providing culturally appropriate services to people from the Asian community?
  2. How many people from the Asian community seek mental health services or support for mental health at the Canterbury DHB each year for the last five years?
  3. How long is the current waiting list for Asian Mental Health clients (if there is one)?
  4. How many clinical staff, i.e. trained professionals does the Canterbury DHB have to provide fully culturally appropriate Asian mental health services, can I have this broken down into the different Asian groups?
  5. How many cultural advisors does the Canterbury DHB have and can I have this broken down into different Asian groups?
  6. How many complaints has the Canterbury DHB received about the lack of culturally specific services for Asian people in the last five years? Can I have this broken down by each year?

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