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Health Targets

Health targets are a set of key national performance measures. They are priority areas specifically chosen to measure & improve the performance of health services in a way that reflects public and government priorities.

Health targets are reviewed annually to ensure they align with health priorities. The current targets are:

Shorter stays in Emergency Departments Shorter stays in Emergency Departments Improved Access to Elective Surgery Improved Access to Elective Surgery
Shorter waits for Cancer Treatment Shorter waits for Cancer Treatment Increased Immunisation Increased Immunisation
Better help for Smokers to Quit Better help for Smokers to Quit More Heart and Diabetes Checks More Heart and Diabetes Checks

You can read more about the Health targets on the Ministry of Health website.

How is the West Coast DHB performing?

DHB Performance Against Health Targets for the current 2016/17 financial year:

How did we rank?

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Quarter 2DHB Rankings and Summary215 KB
Quarter 1DHB Rankings and Summary 217 KB

Interested in earlier results?

DHB Performance Against Health Targets for the 2015/16 financial year:

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Quarter 4DHB Rankings and Summary177 KB
Quarter 3DHB Rankings and Summary185 KB
Quarter 2DHB Rankings and Summary171 KB
Quarter 1DHB Rankings and Summary 210 KB

How did we perform?

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Quarter 4Performance Summary1.06 MB
Quarter 3Performance Summary758 KB
Quarter 2Performance Summary761 KB
Quarter 1Performance Summary761 KB

DHB Performance Against Health Targets for the 2014/15 financial year:

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Quarter 4DHB Rankings and Summary212 KB
Quarter 3DHB Rankings and Summary176 KB
Quarter 2DHB Rankings and Summary212 KB
Quarter 1DHB Rankings and Summary218 KB

How did we perform?

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Quarter 4Performance Summary759 KB
Quarter 3Performance Summary810 KB
Quarter 2Performance Summary792 KB
Quarter 1Performance Summary527 KB

DHB Performance Against Health Targets for the 2013/14 financial year:

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Quarter 4DHB Rankings and Summary176 KB
Quarter 3DHB Rankings and Summary204 KB
Quarter 2DHB Rankings and Summary 211 KB
Quarter 1DHB Rankings and Summary205 KB

How did we perform?

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Quarter 4Performance Summary765 KB
Quarter 3Performance Summary754 KB
Quarter 2Performance Summary450 KB
Quarter 1Performance Summary493 KB

For documents published before this period view our archives.