Auckland District Health Board
Auckland District Health Board is the Government’s funder and provider of health services to the 542,000 residents living in the Auckland district. ADHB is the fourth largest and one of the fastest growing DHBs in NZ, and is expecting nearly 100,000 extra people by 2030. More than 11,000 people are employed by Auckland DHB.
ADHB provides community child and adolescent health and disability services, community mental health services and district nursing. ADHB is the northern region’s provider of some specialist tertiary services e.g. cardiac surgery and radiation oncology services. ADHB also provides specialist services not available within other DHBs including organ transplant services, specialist paediatric services, epilepsy services and high risk obstetrics.
ADHB is responsible for the health of the population who live within the district. ADHB provides a range of services on its own as well as funding other services outside of their facilities, including primary care and other community based providers. ADHB also works with a number of other organisations, such as Auckland Council, to improve outcomes for the local population.
As an organisation, Auckland DHB provides hospital and community services from multiple sites including Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and the Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre.
To improve the health of the Auckland DHB population and all New Zealanders who access their services, through high quality health and disability services.
ADHB’s strategic priorities
People, patients and whānau at the centre.
Values and equity underpin everything they do.
Guarantee quality and safety.
Get the best outcomes from the resources.
Hold people, systems and structures to account.
ADHB’s key result areas
The aim is to eliminate avoidable harm to ensure that all patient experience the safest possible care.