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Corporate and Performance Support

Corporate, Infrastructure and Performance Support servicesWaikato DHB is a large organisation, with more than 6500 employees, many complex facilities and health services distributed over a wide geographical area, and managing funding of about $1.3 billion.

To support the organisation and its delivery of health services, Waikato DHB has a number of corporate, performance and infrastructure services, including:

Business & Support (including Biomedical Engineering and...

Our history

The first meeting of the Waikato Hospital and Charitable Aid Board, the forerunner to Waikato District Health Board, was held on 1 December 1886.

Between then and now there have been a number of different names and types of organisations overseeing district health services in New Zealand, including hospital boards, Crown Health Entities (CHEs), and more recently district health boards (DHBs).

Waikato District Health Board (DHB) was formed in 2001 as one of 21 health boa...

CEO expenses

Disclosure of chief executive expensesChief executives of public service departments and statutory crown entities regularly disclose their expenses to provide transparency and accountability for their discretionary expenditure. The disclosures make transparent the standards of probity and financial prudence and provide public assurance about the propriety of the expenditure. This requirement is in line with international practice, and in New Zealand, ministers, members of parliament and mayors a...

Transparency statement

This transparency statement explains how we collect, use and share information gathered about members of the public or other entities (directly or indirectly) in accordance with the Information Gathering Model Standards.

Waikato District Health Board does not does not have any law enforcement, regulatory compliance responsibilities, and does not gather any information for these purposes.

The security of our staff, those in our care and our premises is managed in accorda...