Governance and leadership
Auckland DHB was established under the New Zealand
Public Health and Disability Act 2000 to:
improve, promote, and protect the health of
integrate health services, especially primary and
secondary care services.
promote effective care or support of those in need
of personal health services or disability support.
We are working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services,
with primary care and our neighbouring district health boards in the
northern region to ensure people in the area have the health services
Board is responsible for funding health and disability support
services, for reducing health disparities, and improving health outcomes
for Māori. The Board also has responsibility for planning across the
range of health and non-health sectors in order to influence the broader
determinants of health.
District Health Boards have
11 members, seven of which are elected during the three-yearly
local body elections. The Ministry of Health appoints four additional
members, plus the Board's Chair. Boards are required to have two Māori
representatives and in general should reflect the diversity of people
and interests within the district health board area.
Find out more about the Board
and its committees.
Senior Management Team
Our Senior Management Team, headed by CE Ailsa Claire, is responsible
for all operational issues at Auckland DHB.
Find out more about our Senior Management