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Health Targets and Performance Overview reports are available for each quarter. These reports provide a overview and comparison of district health board activity against a set number of national criteria.
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There are six national health targets

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The National Health Targets 

Performance Results by Quarter 

Elective Services Reports
Non Financial Performance Reports
More Information regarding MidCentral DHB's Results 

 

The National Health Targets

 

There are six national health targets.  These are:

 
Shorter Stays in Emergency Departments: 95% of people presenting to the Emergency Department are admitted, discharged or transferred within six hours.

Improved Access to Elective Surgery: the volume of elective surgery will be increased by an average of 4000 discharges per year

Faster Cancer Treatment: 85% of patients receive their first cancer treatment (or other management) within 62 days of being referred with a high suspicion of cancer and a need to be seen within 2 weeks by July 2016, increasing to 90% by June 2017.
 
Increased Immunisation: 95% of eight month olds will have their primary course of immunisation (six weeks, three months and five months immunisation events) on time.
 
Better Help for Smokers to Quit:  95% of patients who smoke and are seen by a health practitioner in public hospitals and 90% of patients who smoke and are seen by a health practitioner in primary care are offered brief advice and support to quit smoking.  Within the target a specialist indentified group will include progress towards 90% of pregnant women who identify as smokers at the time of confirmation of pregnancy in general practiced or booking with Lead Maternity Carer are offered advice and support to quit.

More Heart and Diabetes Checks:  90% of the eligible population will have had their cardiovascular risk assessed in the last five years.
 
 

Performance Results by Quarter

 

Each quarter, the Ministry of Health issues a performance overview report detailing each DHB's results for each of the six health targets.

All MidCentral DHB Health Target reports are available in the publication section of the website.

 

Elective Services Reports

Further information and the latest report about our ESPI indicators can be found in the publications section:
 
The Ministry of Health’s Guide to Elective Services at Public Hospitals provides further information about elective services, first specialist assessments and expected waiting times.
 
 

Non Financial Performance Reports

 
Further information and the latest reports about our Non Financial Performance can be found in the publications section:
 
  

More Information regarding MidCentral DHB's Results  

 

MidCentral DHB issues a media statement regarding its quarterly health target results.  These provide more detail about the work MDHB is doing to maintain and/or achieve the national health targets.

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