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New Zealand Publishes Malignant Hyperthermia Brochures

New Zealand Health Network makes Malignant Hyperthermia pamphlets and brochures available for download. Click this link for original post.

 Malignant Hyperthermia Mum and Two Boys

Pamphlet providing general information about Malignant Hyperthermia topics such as: Muscle Biopsy Testing For Susceptibility To Malignant Hyperthermia, patient information, Childbirth, and more.

MidCentral District Health Board employs over 2,000 people to carry out its business. Assets valued at around $150 million are employed, including buildings and equipment.

Who is a DHB Accountable to? The Board of MidCentral DHB is accountable to the Minister of Health. The NZ Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and the Crown Entities Act 2004 are the legislation which govern DHBs.

MidCentral DHB is categorized as a Crown Agent under section 7 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.

Geographic Area and Population MidCentral DHB's district stretches across the North Island of New Zealand from the west to the east coast and is distinguished by the Tararua and Ruahine ranges that traverse the centre of the district. MidCentral DHB's district comprises the following territorial local authority districts:

  • Horowhenua district
  • Manawatu district
  • Palmerston North city
  • Tararua district
  • The Otaki ward of the Kapiti coast district


There are nine joint initiatives to be progressed during 2012/13. These are included in each DHB's 2012/13 Annual Plan and include:

  • Establishment of shared incident reporting, customer feedback and workplace hazard identification systems
  • Shared staff education and development
  • Shared senior medical officer appointments
  • Shared clinical systems, governance and leadership
  • A health needs assessment for the combined district
  • Implementation of the regional women's health service
  • Develop a new model of care for renal services
  • Review medical imaging services
  • Establish sub-regional service delivery arrangements for specified sub-specialities (urology, neurology, cardiology, ophthalmology, ENT and laboratory)


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