A Brief Note On The Governance And Management Of Health Care Essay

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GOVERNANCE & MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE HLTH.8002

ASSESSMENT 2- CASE STUDY

11/3/2014

GOWTHAMI GARIMALLA ID NUM: 27009892

Region and population covered by Lakes District Health Board (DHB)
Lakes DHB is located in Rotorua and Taupo. Lakes DHB covers the area between north of Lake Rotorua from Mourea to the west Mangakino down to Turangi near to Mt. Ruapehu in the south and in the east across to Kaingarao village. The Lakes DHB region covers Mangakino, Taupo, Turangi and Rotorua. Lakes DHB covers the population of 103,175 people and 9,570 square kilometres (Lakes DHB, 2014).
The Lakes DHB mainly focus on the aged 19 group and under comparatively to the national average.

The Lakes DHB in comparison of national average it is having lowers proportion of pacific people and higher proportion of Maori people.

The Lakes DHB in comparison to the national average it has most deprived sections of population then the relatively high proportion of people (Ministry of Health, 2014).
According to Ministry of Health (2014) the total funding received is $ 277.6 million. In the past 3 years the funding growth has increased.
Funding growth Lakes increase National increase
2014/15 1.72% 2.47%
2013/14 1.90% 2.31%
2012/13 2.95% 3.05%

SERVICES PROVIDED BY LAKES DISTRICT HEALTH BOARD
Lakes DHB at Rotorua is 180 bedded hospital having mental health care unit, special care baby unit and maternity unit. The Taupo hospital provides rehabilitation & medical services including one

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