The Bay of Plenty District Health Board's Priorities
The priorities of the BOPDHB are set out in the Annual Plan and
reported on in the Annual Report. Copies of these documents can be
found in the publications section on this
We achieve our goals by working in partnership with the
other DHBs in the Midland region, (Tairawhiti, Lakes, Waikato and
Taranaki DHBs) Primary Health Organisations (PHOs), providers and
other key stakeholders.
- Shorter stays in emergency departments.
- Improved access to elective surgery.
- Shorter waits for cancer treatment*/radiotherapy.
- Increased immunisation.*
- Better help for smokers to quit.*
- More heart and diabetes checks.*
- Lift productivity and keep to budget.
- Focus more strongly on service integration, particularly with
- Shorter waiting times in a number of key areas including
surgery, diagnostics and cancer care, child and youth drug and
- Integrate services for older people.
- Progress in implementing Regional Service Plans.
Maori Health Plan (MHP)
The MHP identifies the leading causes of mortality and morbidity
for Māori in our district. The MHP seeks to address the
causes of health inequality by working with our health sector
stakeholders to address 18 key indicators, some of which are marked
with an asterisk (*).
- Meeting the Health Targets.*
- Primary Care.
- Māori Health/Reducing Health Disparities.*
- Health of Older People.
- Chronic Conditions.
- With additional focus on child and youth, mental health and
September 21, 2015