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Gift registers, expenses, and conflicts of interest

  • Please provide the gift registers held by the DHB about gifts/contributions/received items given to DHB employees (including medical professionals) for the following years: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016.
  • Please provide records held regarding of any flights provided, paid for or subsidised by pharmaceutical or medical equipment companies to employees of the DHB (including medical professionals) in the following years: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016.
  • Please provide any information the DHB holds regarding professional affiliations, board roles or advisory positions held by employees of the DHB (including medical professionals) in connection to pharmaceutical or medical equipment companies.
  • If possible, break these affiliations down by the following years: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016.

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Leave taken by Senior Medical Officers (SMOs) December 2020 / January 2021

The total number of annual leave days taken by (all) Senior Medical Officers (SMOs) in your employ in each of the following months for each DHB (WCDHB and CDHB) separately: December 2020 and January 2021

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Cost of ineligible patients use of intensive care services

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.

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Prostate PSMA Funding

  • Can you advise whether PSMA (Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen) PET-CT is funded by the DHB, or only available privately?
  • If publicly funded, please can you advise whether there are criteria that must be met. For example: For staging of high risk and unfavourable intermediate risk prostate cancer before definitive local therapy. For restaging of PSA recurrence (≥0.2ng/ml).

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Funding for after hours services

Do you provide financial support to Pegasus 24 Hour Surgery to reduce the cost of home visits? If so, why is a similar level of support not provided to Afterhours GP?

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Hillmorton Specialist Mental Health Service Business Cases

Copies of documents created since the start of 2019 that relate to the condition, performance and adequacy of specialist mental health facilities managed by the DHB: Copies of business cases for repairs or upgrades of existing SMHS facilities / building of new facilities. Bed occupancy rates, bed numbers, unplanned readmission rates, funding for SMHS addiction facilities etc.

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Mental Health inpatients: prescribed anti-depressants, admissions, funding and complaints

Re Mental Health Prescriptions:

  • The number of antidepressant prescriptions handed out at the DHB each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of people prescribed anti-depressants under the DHB  each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of antipsychotic prescriptions handed out at the DHB each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of people prescribed antipsychotic prescriptions under the DHB  each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The number of admissions to the adult mental health inpatient unit each year for the last five years (January to December 2016 to January 2020 to YTD).
  • The total amount of DHB funds allocated to the adult mental health inpatient each year for the last five years (January - December 2016 to January 2020 - YTD), with brief detail of what the money was being spent on each year.
  • The number of complaints relating to mental health care each year for the last five years (January - December 2016 to January 2020 - YTD), with a brief description of each complaint.
  • Also, a breakdown of the number of these complaints that were investigated.

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Cardiac procedures and wait times

For each cardiac procedure (stent, ECG, Echo, open heart surgery etc), for the years 2018 and 2019 by year, the following information:

  1. Number of procedures done and average wait time for the procedure PERFORMED during the year (not escalated)
  2. Number and average wait time for the procedure PERFORMED during the year (that was escalated)
  3. Number of people that died waiting for a procedure scheduled to be performed during the year (escalated and not escalated separately)
  4. Number of people that required emergency (ED) treatment while waiting for a procedure scheduled to be performed during the year (escalated and not escalated separately)

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Living wage

Information regarding being a "Living Wage Employer":

  1. Is your DHB currently a registered living wage employer?
  2. If yes what factors influenced that decision?
  3. Are your contractors/sub-contractors currently living wage employers?
  4. Do you require them to be?
  5. Does your DHB currently have plans to become a living wage employer?
  6. If so can you describe how far you have progressed?
  7. What do you see as the obstacles to becoming a living wage employer?

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Money paid to Mosque attack victims

Information pertaining to the amount of funds paid by your Agency/ Organisation / Department / Ministry directly to victims of the March 15 2019 terror attacks on the two Christchurch Mosques.

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Breast reduction surgery

For each of the last four years:

  • How many applications have been made to the CDHB for breast reduction surgery?
  • Of those, how many applications are accepted for first-round referrals?
  • How many surgeries have been undertaken in each of those years?
  • The average wait time for each patient between first application for breast reduction surgery and completion of surgery?
  • The average number of applications a patient is required to undertake before their case progresses past first round referrals?
  • How many patients are currently waitlisted for breast reduction surgery?
  • The average cost to the CDHB for a typical double breast reduction surgery?

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Maternity Counselling

Funding if any provided to PIPS (Pregnancy Infancy Parenting Support). Criteria for allowing members of pregnancy support groups to provide counselling or advice to DHB patients.

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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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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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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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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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Sensitive Expenditure

  • Sensitive expenditure: Gifts, Koha, Tips/gratuity, Hospitality/entertainment, Alcohol, Air travel / domestic and international, Accommodation / international and domestic, Taxis/corporate vehicles, Rental cars, Moving expenses, Parking/traffic offences, Christmas functions, Social clubs.
  • All correspondence for 2018, 2019 and 2020, both internal and external, including emails, letters, text messages, reports, advice etc, relating to concerns around sensitive expenditure. This should include all correspondence involving your relevant government department or agency and the Office of the Auditor General.

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Non-Resident Foreign Debt

  1. Non-resident/foreign debt last five years?
  2. How much paid and how much left owing?
  3. How much written off in each of those years?
  4. Largest bill and what was it for?
  5. What was largest unpaid bill in that period and what was it for?
  6. Can you break down costs by type of treatment?

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Staff meal entitlements and costs

  • Which staff get meal entitlements?
  • How many staff does this include?
  • What meal entitlements do they get?
  • Are there limits or rules regarding these entitlements. If so, what are they?
  • Could I please have the total amount spent on meal entitlements for staff every year for the last five years?
  • Every year for the last five years could I have how many meal entitlement transactions were made?
  • Of those five transactions, what was purchased in each one?
  • What are the five most popular items that have been ordered in the last year and how many times have they been ordered each?

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Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate

Please provide Total Recordable Injury Frequency Rate (TRIFR) data reported by DHB from 2013 to Nov 2020 by month and year.

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Bariatric surgery funding in last 5 years

  • Number of bariatric surgeries publicly funded by CDHB in last five years?
  • How much funding was provided by the CDHB?
  • The number of people on the wait list for bariatric surgery?

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Charging non-residents for health services

How many foreign nationals (non-resident) have been charged by public health system between 1/4/2019 and 31/3/2020.

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Publicly funded fertility treatment

Fertility treatments:

  • How many treatments resulted in a live birth OR the birth of multiple babies?
  • If known, please break this down by relationship types e.g. male/female, same sex, individuals, age groups (e.g. woman 20-25; 26-30; 31-35; 36-40; 41-45)
  • The names of the private company used to administer public fertility treatments and the amount of taxpayer funding they have received for providing these services each year for the past three years
  • Please break this information down by the various forms of fertility treatment available under the public system
  • Outline the total costs of these treatments to the taxpayer for each year for the past three years

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November 2017 PWC 10 Year Forecast

Review of Canterbury DHB 10 Year Plan assumptions undertaken by PWC and sent to Justine White in November 2017.

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Correspondence David Meates, MoH, Sir John Hansen and Lester Levy

  • Copies of correspondence between Mr Meates and the DHB board chairs (Dr John Wood and then Sir John Hansen) between 1 January 2019 and 5 August 2020.
  • Copies of correspondence between Mr Meates and crown monitor Lester Levy between 14 June 2019 and 5 August 2020.
  • Copies of correspondence between Mr Meates and the Ministry of Health between 1 January 2019 and 5 August 2020.

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Maternity cot capacity

Maternity - What are the additional costs associated with increasing cot capacity above budget? Cost of sending a woman away to give birth, including flights - over last five years. Comparing cost of sending a woman away to give birth and cost of increasing capacity, which one is cheapest?

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Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

Canterbury DHB's Readiness report / assessment for the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

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Burwood pain management service

Follow up to our previous response 10233 January 2020. This request is related to the proposed budget review for the Burwood pain management service for 2021/22 and out years. The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) is seeking any documentation (emails, reports and executive and board briefings and planning papers) that consider:

  • The Board and management decision-making and prioritisation in their consideration of budget changes as they relate to the pain management service at Burwood hospital.
  • Details of the proposed budget review including any timelines, cost benefit analysis, staffing plans and communications plans.
  • The impact it will have on the pain management service at Burwood Hospital.
  • How CDHB will maintain the current service levels with such significant financial changes.
  • Whether pain management services are considered mandatory by the CDHB.
  • What steps is the DHB taking to improve chronic pain services.
  • Your response will also update figures provided to FPM in your response dated 19 December 2019.
  • To update this information please provide data on:
    • Budgeted and actual expenditure in 2019/20.
    • Number of pain specialists/consultants employed by the DHB.
    • Number of patients (both non-ACC and ACC patients) who received services in 2019/2020.
    • Average waiting times for an appointment following referral from a GP, or other health practitioner in 2019/2020.
    • Makeup and dedicated FTE of the multidisciplinary team workforce as at 1 September 2020.

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Letter from Ministry of Health to CDHB re Equity Support for 2020-21

  • Date: 2 Oct 2020

In conjunction with this letter from the Ministry of Health, Canterbury DHB have issued a statement about the equity support for 2020-21.

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Community pharmacy funding

How much of the total $18m was allocated to Canterbury Pharmacies? How much has been spent to date 9/9/2020).

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Leave taken by Senior Medical Officers (SMOs)

The total number of annual leave days taken by all Senior Medical Officers (SMOs) in each of following months: December 2018, January 2019, December 2019 and January 2020.

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Dietitians

Number of dietitians employed. Salary step, continuing professional development.

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Number of pharmacy staff

Number of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Assistants, salary step, CPD budget and spend FYs 2018 and 2019

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Fees for medical colleges 2019-2020

Last financial year (2019/2020) Total sum paid direct to each medical college on behalf of all medical practitioners, and through reimbursements on behalf of SMOs and RMOs.

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Breast reconstruction wait list

Leave taken by Resident Medical Officers (RMOs)

Number of days annual leave taken by Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) between 23/12/2019 and 12/01/2020

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Genea Oxford Fertility Ltd

Genea Oxford Fertility's concerns about the RFP process for 'Assisted Reproductive Technology Services' for South Island and decision reached by CDHB.

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Letter of Understanding between the DHB and the PSA regarding an increase of penal rates

Please provide the Letter of Understanding between the DHB and the PSA regarding an increase of penal rates for PSA members, effective 13/4/2020. clarified as referring to all DHBs that employ laboratory workers.

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Outsourcing radiation oncology

Information about your DHB's outsourcing arrangement with the local private radiation oncology provider for delivery of radiation treatment to public patients. Can I please be provided with: 1. total number of treatment courses delivered by tumour type (or palliative if it was palliative intent) between 1 July 2018 and 30 May 2020 in the private provider on your behalf for public patients.

Information on the cost to the tax payer; any or all of the price paid per treatment course delivered, the price per fraction or the total dollar amount paid for all the treatment courses included in your response to the question 1. 3. the number of public patients who received their radiation oncology FSA in private provider on your behalf between 1 July 2018 and 30 May 2020.

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Clinicians correspondence with Canterbury DHB Board during 2020

Communications/correspondence between the Canterbury DHB clinicians and Board over the last six months.

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