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2018-2021 CM Health Emergency Plan
The Operational Policy Framework from the Ministry of Health (MoH) requires every DHB to have a Health Emergency Plan (HEP). The HEP has been developed to provide a consistent approach to coordination, cooperation and communication across the health sector when responding to an incident.
2017/18 Northern Region Health Plan
This is our seventh regional plan. Over recent years we have seen demonstrable improvements in our health services. More patients are getting better access to care and care which is more consistent and better integrated across the region.
Under the Crown Entities Act 2004, Article 149C, Counties Manukau Health is required to submit a Statement of Performance Expectations before the start of the new financial year which is 1 July 2020. Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation was passed on 30 April 2020 which allows a Minister to extend this deadline by up to 3 months. CM Health has received notice that the Minister of Health has agreed to extend the requirement to finalise the 2020/21 Statement of Performance Expectation to 15 August 2020.
Position statement: Reducing harms from alcohol in our communities (2017)
Counties Manukau Health has published a position statement; Reducing harms from alcohol in our communities. A position statement is a brief, evidence-based, high level statement about a particular issue. Alcohol-related harm is recognised as an important and increasing health issue with widespread impacts across health, social, and economic sectors. Harms burden not only the individual consuming alcohol, but also their whaanau and the community. This statement provides a strong base for CM Health’s alcohol harm minimisation work by clearly stating the evidence-based policies and actions CM Health supports. It aligns with our obligation to improve, protect and promote the health and wellbeing of the population we serve.
2016 Building understanding: advance on being a health literate system. Prepared by Dr Siniva Sinclair, Clinical Lead Health Literacy.
This document provides a refreshed vision and framing of health literacy, pulling together the related strands of cultural competency and language access and linking these to the goal of health equity and CM Health's values. It provides a basis for aligning a range of related activities, as well as extending new targeted interventions, across CM Health. Drawing on work that has been carried out in the organisation over the past few years, it provides a platform for progressing selected elements. An implementation plan outlining actions and responsibilities going forward is under development and will form a companion document to the current piece.