Advisory: Key health contracts devolved to DHBs
2 July 2001 Media Advisory
Key health contracts
devolved to district health boards
Health Minister Annette
King, Capital and Coast District Health Board chair Bob
Henare and Ministry of Health officials will take part in a
small ceremony today at 3.30pm to mark the devolution from
the Ministry of Health to district health boards of a number
of key health contracts.
From today, in the next stage of
the development of a new public health system, DHBs will
take over responsibility for funding and managing most
contracts for personal health, Maori health, mental health
and some Pacific health services.
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