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Terms of Reference

Committee nameResearch Advisory Group (RAG) for the Waikato DHB Region

BackgroundWaikato DHB recently published its updated Vision and Strategy. One arm of the strategy is A centre of excellence in learning, training, research and innovation / Pae taumata
The four priorities for this strategic imperative are:

Build close and enduring relationships with local, national, and international education providers
Attract doctors, nurses, and allied health staff to...

September 2018

Consumer Council Meeting – September 2018

It has been a busy month of activities for members of the Consumer Council.  Members have been involved in work for the Health System Plan and have been reinforcing the need to ensure equity is a priority when considering what future health services could look like.  Members have been involved in different areas including sepsis awareness, digital health, and mental health, providing input from a consumer perspective.

Issues of...

Emergency response plans

At times Waikato District Health Board staff have to manage emergency situations or crises. These can include:

acute clinical episodes, such as a cardiac arrest
fire
environmental hazards, such as a hazardous substance spill
breaches of security
bomb threats
utility failure
industrial action
an unexpected influx of acutely ill patients (such as a multi-casualty incident or public health emergency).
Depending on the event, this type of...

Sexual Health

Sexual Health

Hamilton Sexual Health is a free-to-all and confidential specialist service for people living in the Waikato.

Providing non-judging compassionate care is our core value: we know STI & HIV-related stigma and shame strongly predict harm and our aim is to make it easier for you to get help.

We provide care around STIs, HIV and a range of other sexual health issues as well as gender-affirming care. We have close links with Waikato Hospital’s i...

Registered Health Professional Leadership Development programme (Pebbles)

Introduced in 2007, the Pebbles programme is a professional development programme for clinically-based registered health professionals provided by the Waikato DHB. Open to health professionals working within the DHB or contracted services. It introduces purposeful development strategies for health professionals to extend clinical leadership expertise and/or prepare for senior roles. The programme recognises and builds on the contribution health professionals make in the provision of safe, effect...