Primary Care

This describes care provided to people in the community including through General Practice. It plays an essential role in improving health outcomes for New Zealanders.

Our organisation provides professional high quality management services to support District Health Boards to deliver primary care to these services to their communities.

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Planning and Improvement

Our team facilitates strategic planning on behalf of DHBs and stakeholders and delivers knowledge, insight, project management and support services for our customers across a number of projects and programmes of work.

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Collaboration and Development

At the heart of our work is the development, implementation and maintenance of a cross-functional collaboration strategy and framework for our key stakeholders, including District Health Boards, the Ministry of Health, Primary Health Organisations and other health agencies.

The purpose of the strategy and framework is to support and encourage the health sector to team up with other relevant agencies to maximise opportunities to increase innovation, productivity and quality, in turn delivering better health and wellbeing outcomes for New Zealanders.

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Regional Workforce Development

Our role is to support and promote regional collaboration with the central region District Health Boards on their workforce priorities, as funded by Health Workforce New Zealand.

We’re committed to supporting our customers to strengthen innovation initiatives and to adopt and explore new ways of working, while developing a sustainable workforce to meet future health needs.

We also partner on a number of other projects, including the development of training and professional support frameworks, along with health workforce intelligence planning.

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