Hospital Over-capacity 2015-2017
Requested by: Stuff.co.nz | Response provided: 2018-06-29
Category: Hospital Capacity
I write in response to your Official Information Act request, dated 30 May 2018. You requested the following information, and our responses are set out below:
1. On what extent the DHB was at or over-capacity last year compared with the previous two years.
- How many days was the DHB operating at 100% capacity or more in the 2017, 2016, and 2015 calendar years - Broken down by day/ month?
- What was the highest capacity measured on any given day?
2. I am also requesting any internal communications/ correspondence sent from staff - including but not exclusive to department heads, clinical leads - to the Board or the Health Ministry regarding concerns to the number of medical beds available or staff levels, year to date.
Our response is attached