Official Information Act (OIA) responses

2020 Responses




Skin cancer prevention


Estimated hospital floor area


Hospital bed numbers


Number of PGY1 House Officers and medical doctors hired


Holter monitoring services 


Sexual harassment complaints


Population nutrition promotion


Hospital risk register


Asbestos management plan


Gender reassignment hormone therapy


Addiction services


Measles epidemic data and costs


Cost of electroconvulsive therapy


Christmas party costs, staff bonuses and CE travel


Gender bias in the health system


Incidents relating to equipment sterilisation


Use of the Avastin Drug


Policy re archiving, storing and biobanking of human tissue


Calls to the mental health crisis team


Ventilator inventory


PPE stockpiles and demand


Reported assaults and sexual harassment


Ophthalmology services


Use of requisitioning powers during COVID-19


COVID-19 hospitalisations and mortality numbers


Impact of COVID-19 on elective surgeries


Abortion services


Births at Gisborne Hospital during the COVID-19 lockdown


Number of electroconvulsive devices at Gisborne Hospital


Information on Tairāwhiti's COVID-19 cases


Number of people working on contact tracing during COVID-19 at Hauora Tairāwhiti


COVID-19 hospitalisations


Total cost of running DHB paging systems


Access to services for people with multiple sclerosis


Incidents of impersonation and unauthorised access to theatres and laboratories


Publication of all DHB policies and best practice documents


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

2019 Responses 




FASD Assessment


Fax Machines




Funding for brief intervention counselling 


PET-CT Machines


Pest infestation in the last five years


Maternal mental health


DHB car parking


Advertising spend for the last five financial years


Māori workforce recruitment


Alcohol harm reduction activities


Medical personal cost enquiry 


Injury and death related to heatstroke


Prescribed antidepressants in 2018


RMO strike numbers


Education access and transition between services


Weight loss surgery


Assaults on staff for last 5 years


RMO pay deductions


Home and community support contracts


Papers on climate change


Disabled Māori


Health promotion for disabled Māori


Menu planning


Violent incidents


Reportable event briefs


Cancer wait times


Rural adjuster fund


Remuneration of RMOs, SMOs and employees for work carried out as a result of the strike actions


NZ's ambulance services by non-residents and tourists


Vaccination documents and policies


Sterilisation failures




Opioid use


CASP framework


Information regarding Nga Hau E Wha


Christchurch mosque terror attack


Gender affirming services


Gender affirming healthcare availability


Assualts on nursing staff


Consultants in maternity wards


Clinical drug trials


Surgical mesh trans orbturator


SMO pay during strike 29 May


Psychologist services


Remuneration and cost for strike


Primary health providers and foundation standard


Complaints 2017 -2018


CPAC threshold


Number of hired PGY1 House Officers (2013 - 2019)


Priority spending and cancer treatment


Pregnancy termination funding


Staff immunisation


Maternity staffing


Risk register report

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