Performance Monitoring Committee

The Performance Monitoring Committee conducts the business of the Hospital Advisory Committee.

Terms of Reference

  1. In accordance with the NZ Public Health and Disability Act, the Board shall establish a Hospital Advisory Committee to be called the Performance Monitoring Committee whose members and chairperson shall be as determined by the Board from time to time.

  2. None of the Committees of the Board have delegated authority and all have an advisory role to the Board. The Committee’s scope of action outlined below should be read with this important qualification in mind. This advisory role will normally be discharged by way of the Board adopting the Committee’s minutes but other forms of reporting/advising may occur from time to time.

  3. The function of the Performance Monitoring Committee shall be to examine in depth, issues associated with:
    • a) the financial and operational performance of the services directly provided by Waikato DHB
    • b) the financial and operational performance of the services funded by Waikato DHB including NGOs and primary care
    • c) the effectiveness of the delivery of services to people with disabilities
    • d) regional or national service initiatives

  4. The issues to be examined by the Committee shall be identified:
    • a) at the Committee’s initiative
    • b) at the Executive’s initiative
    • c) at the request of the Board.

  5. Where current issues necessitate discussions with providers, meetings with the committee will be arranged and occur in accordance with a schedule maintained by the Strategy and Funding division.

  6. The Performance Monitoring Committee shall hold meetings as frequently as the Board considers necessary. Six meetings are normally held annually.