District Health Board (CMDHB) was established on 1 January 2001 under
the provisions of the New Zealand Public Health & Disability Act 2000.
CMDHB is responsible for the funding of health and disability services
and for the provision of hospital and related services for the people of
Counties Manukau (Manukau City, and Franklin and Papakura Districts) as
set out in the DHB functions and objectives in the Act.
Working with the
funding allocated by Government, Counties Manukau DHB is responsible
- Collaborating with other DHBs,
service providers, the community and other stakeholders to plan the
strategic direction for health and disability services in the
northern region and promote the integration of health services.
- Funding the provision of most
health and disability services provided in Counties Manukau through
service contracts with health and disability providers and
- Providing hospital based services
for the population of Counties Manukau and some access to specialist
or highly complex services for people referred from other DHBs.
- Promoting, protecting and
improving the health of the Counties Manukau population through the
provision of health promotion, health education and evidence based
public health initiatives.