Introducing This Page
The Projects page lists and explains the various current Projects the West Coast DHB are currently running. Relevant links and downloadable documents are also provided.
West Coast DHB Projects currently include:
(Last Update: 21 September 2011)
(Last Update: 2 December 2011)
(Last Update: 28 January 2009)
(Last Update: September 2008)
(Last Update: 27 March 2008)
(Last Update: 15 February 2007)
(Last Update: February 2007)
Future Health Services in Buller
This page introduces you to the Future Health Services in Buller project. It gives you background information about how Buller residents can have their say to help shape community health services and what the latest developments are.
Future Health Services in Greymouth
This page introduces you to the Future Health Services in Greymouth project. It gives you background information about how Greymouth residents can have their say to help shape community health services and what the latest developments are.
Neighbourhood Nurse Project
This page introduces you to the Neighbourhood Nurse project. It gives you background information about the Neighbourhood Nurse innovation, links to related documents, explains the role of a Neighbourhood Nurse, and provides you with contacts of key staff involved in the project.
Patient Journey Improvement Project
This page introduces you to the Patient Journey Improvement Project. It gives you background information about the Patient Journey Improvement innovation, links to related documents, explains the Idea behind improving the patient journey, and provides you with contacts who are currently involved in the project.
Reefton Health Services Integration Project
The goal of this project is to re-design existing services to combine individual components into a single integrated model of care for the Reefton community in a sustainable and effective manner.
In particular, the integration of the primary health care practice with a neighbourhood nurse service and the development of both inpatient and community based services for older people and those who have long term health care needs.
Grey Base 2020 is now the Sustainability Project
This innovative project aims to develop models of care that are clinically and financially sustainable, and it will also ensure that all West Coasters have access to the range of services they are entitled to.
WISE Older Persons Project
After a couple of years work and the help of many people involved in services for older people, in December 2006 the West Coast DHB released a plan for older people's services - the West Coast Improving Services for the Elderly Plan 2006-2016, known as the "WISE plan".
This page is intended to give visitors to the page an insight as to what this project is all about, background information, aims of the project, goals, action plan and how key-people can be contacted.