Follow up to CDHB 10639:
Part 1: In the post-earthquake environment in Canterbury, the Charity Hospital offered its services to the CDHB, an offer that was declined. Would you please provide copies of CDHB minutes or extracts from those minutes at which this offer/s was discussed both internally and with Charity Hospital representatives and the specific reason/s why the offer/s were declined?
Part 2 (a) Is it the policy of the CDHB to discourage staff from volunteering at the Charity Hospital, instead preferring that they undertake contract work at private fee-charging hospitals? If so, would you please provide me with copies of documents which contain that policy.
Part 2 (b) Is it instead the policy of the CDHB to encourage staff to volunteer at the Charity Hospital and if so on what conditions? Would you please provide me with copies of documents which contain this information?
With yet more reports appearing in The Press about the crisis that the CDHB is facing in the delivery of public healthcare, apart from surgical procedures being outsourced at considerable cost to the CDHB each year, given that Christchurch has New Zealand's first genuine charity hospital founded by Dr Bagshaw (St George's Hospital is a fee-charging society with charitable purposes while the Charity Hospital does not charge for its services),
Total number of patients with Crohn's disease of ulcerative colitis to receive biologic treatments (infliximab, adalumimab) between 2016 and 2020 inclusive who were:
The amount of money your department /organisation has spent on the hiring of external contractors in the 2020/2021 financial year.
Could you also provide details of every contract over $10,000, including who/ which firm was hired, to do what job, and over how long of a period.
RE Alma Consulting Ltd / contractors employed to find significant savings at CDHB.
RE the original ALMA Consulting Contract: (Commenced 15 February 2021 for 3 months:)
A summary of the costs of hospital intensive care services provided to those not entitled to NZ free health care (ineligible patients). The cost summary should include reference to the number of days or hours in intensive care. Information to cover the last three years.
CDHB Annual Plans: Would you please provide me with copies of those up to and including 2007/2008, either electronically or by hard copy mailed to my home address.
Can I please receive the names and roles of CDHB staff who were interviewed for this Kings Fund report (if any current staff were)?
I have been told that in 2020 the CDHB spent around $375,000 on an audit to find out why the organisation had gone over budget for the year.
Please can you advise on the total spent on temporary casual / bank and agency workers by the District in the periods Financial Year 18/19 and 19/20. Your response should be broken down by professional group and financial year.
Information regarding being a "Living Wage Employer":
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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