Counties Manukau District Health Board


The Counties Manukau District Health Board (CM Health) is a district health board with the focus on providing healthcare to the Counties Manukau area in southern Auckland, New Zealand. As of 2016, it is responsible for 534,750 residents; or 11% of New Zealand's population.[3]

Counties Manukau District Health Board
Location of the Counties Manukau DHB (green) in New Zealand
PurposeDHB
Chief Executive
Fepulea'i Margie Apa[1]
Parent organization
Ministry of Health
SubsidiariesNorthern Regional Alliance Ltd (33.5%)
healthAlliance NZ Ltd (20%)
NZ Health Innovation Hub Limited[2] (20%)
Budget (2015)
$1.5 billion (NZD)
Revenue (2015)
$1.485 billion (NZD)
Expenses (2015)$1.483 billion (NZD)
Staff (2015)
7,400
Websitewww.countiesmanukau.health.nz

History


The Counties Manukau District Health Board, like most other district health boards, came into effect on 1 January 2001 established by the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.[4]

Facilities


Middlemore Hospital is the largest facility under the management of CM Health, however they manage multiple other facilities, which include Kidz First Children's Hospital, the Manukau Surgery Centre, Pukekohe Hospital, Franklin Memorial Hospital, Botany Downs Maternity Unit and Papakura Maternity Unit as well as dedicated mental health and rehabilitation units. There are also specialised smaller scale health centres referred to as SuperClinics, they are, Manukau SuperClinic and Botany SuperClinic.[5]

Geographic area


The area covered by the Counties Manukau District Health Board is defined in Schedule 1 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and based on territorial authority and ward boundaries as constituted as at 1 January 2001.[6] The area can be adjusted through an Order in Council.[7]

CM Health is divided into four divisions, Otara-Mangere, Manukau, Franklin , and Eastern. These divisions are called Localities.[citation needed]

Franklin

Franklin is the largest locality in CM Health and has a population of around 70,000 representing 14% of the CM population. The population of Franklin Locality is a European majority locality with only 27% of the population not being European (17% Maori, 4% Pacific peoples, and 6% Others).[8]

Otara-Mangere

Otara-Mangere is the smallest locality under CM Health and accounts for roughly 32% of the CM population at around 166,500. Of the population 110,000 are registered with a doctors practice, 68,000 in Mangere and 42,000 in Otara. Included in the Otara-Mangere Locality is the northern portion of Papatoetoe as well as a small portion of Otahuhu. The population of the Otara-Mangere Locality is 65% Pacific Islander, 20% Maori, 8% European, and 7% other.[9]

Eastern

The Eastern Locality geographical area includes urban areas of Howick, Pakuranga, Dannemora, East Tamaki and Flat Bush and extends to the rural areas of Beachlands, Maraetai, Clevedon, Kawakawa Bay and Orere Point. With a population of 145,000, Eastern Locality holds around 28.5% of the CM Population. Of this 28.5%, 114,000 or 24% of CM Health's population are registered with a general practice within the Eastern Locality. The Easter Locality has the oldest age average of CM Health's jurisdiction with over 16,000 residents over the age of 65. The majority of Eastern Locality is persons of Chinese and/or Indian descent; it is estimated that over two-thirds of CM Health's Chinese population and one-third of its Indian population live within the Eastern Locality.[10]

Manukau

Manukau Locality is the largest by population with 35% representing 187,000 people. Manukau has the largest concentration of people representing 56% of CM Health's total Maori, 37% of its total Pacific population, 53% of its total Indian population, and 24% of Other populations.[11]

Governance


The initial board was fully appointed. Since the 2001 local elections, the board has been partially elected (seven members) and in addition, up to four members get appointed by the Minister of Health. The minister also appoints the chairperson and deputy-chair from the pool of eleven board members.[12]

Current board (2019–2022)

Elections for the board are held every three years. There are also four appointed members; Mark Gosche (Chair), Pat Snedden (Deputy Chair), George Ngatai and Kylie Clegg.[13]

Member(s) Affiliation (if any)
Catherine Abel-Pattinson Team Health
Paul Young Independent
Colleen Brown Team Health
Apulu Autagavaia Labour
Dianne Glenn Independent
Katrina Bungard C&R
Garry Boles C&R

Demographics


Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
2006433,083    
2013469,296+1.15%
2018537,633+2.76%
Source: [14]

Counties Manukau DHB served a population of 537,633 at the time of the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 68,337 people (14.6%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 104,550 people (24.1%) since the 2006 census. There were 150,702 households. There were 267,261 males and 270,369 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.99 males per female. Of the total population, 123,513 people (23.0%) were aged up to 15 years, 121,347 (22.6%) were 15 to 29, 233,424 (43.4%) were 30 to 64, and 59,349 (11.0%) were 65 or older. Figures may not add up to the total due to rounding.[citation needed]

Ethnicities were 41.7% European/Pākehā, 16.3% Māori, 25.3% Pacific peoples, 28.2% Asian, and 2.6% other ethnicities. People may identify with more than one ethnicity.[citation needed]

The percentage of people born overseas was 39.2, compared with 27.1% nationally.[citation needed]

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 34.7% had no religion, 42.7% were Christian, and 17.0% had other religions.[citation needed]

Of those at least 15 years old, 80,169 (19.4%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 73,887 (17.8%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $31,200. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 213,216 (51.5%) people were employed full-time, 51,213 (12.4%) were part-time, and 19,575 (4.7%) were unemployed.[14]

Hospitals


Public hospitals

Private hospitals

Notes


  1. "Executive Leadership Team". Archived from the original on 1 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  2. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Our region | Counties Manukau Health". Countiesmanukau.health.nz. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  4. Rudman, Brian (13 February 2012). "Brian Rudman: Three health boards must marry and economise". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  5. "Middlemore Hospital | Counties Manukau Health". Countiesmanukau.health.nz. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  6. Public Health and Disability Act 2000, Schedule 1.
  7. Public Health and Disability Act 2000, Section 19.
  8. "Franklin locality | Counties Manukau Health". Countiesmanukau.health.nz. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  9. "Otara/Mangere locality | Counties Manukau Health". Countiesmanukau.health.nz. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  10. "Eastern locality | Counties Manukau Health". Countiesmanukau.health.nz. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  11. "Manukau locality | Counties Manukau Health". Countiesmanukau.health.nz. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  12. "District health boards". Ministry of Health. 12 February 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  13. "Election results 2016". Aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  14. "Statistical area 1 dataset for 2018 Census". Statistics New Zealand. March 2020. Counties Manukau DHB (4).
  15. "Middlemore Hospital - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  16. "Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  17. "Botany Downs Hospital - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  18. "Franklin Memorial Hospital - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  19. "Manukau Surgery Centre - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  20. "Papakura Obstetric Hospital - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  21. "Pukekohe Hospital - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  22. "Tamaki Oranga - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  23. "Nga Hau Mangere Birthing Centre - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  24. "Ormiston Surgical & Endoscopy - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.
  25. "Totara Hospice - Ministry of Health Profile". health.govt.nz. Ministry of Health.

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