These patient stories and healthcare initiatives provide a snapshot of some of the great work undertaken within Nelson Marlborough Health.
Health targets are a set of national measures designed by the Ministry of Health to improve the performance of health services. They provide a focus for action.
(Data below from April - June 2017)
Nelson Marlborough Health provides a comprehensive health service across the Top of the South region, serving a population of nearly 145,000 and covering 227,000 square kilometres.
This measures our rate of assessing older patients’ risk of falling.
Good hand hygiene prevents healthcare-related infections. This measures compliance with five hand cleansing moments: before patient contact; before a procedure; after a procedure; after patient contact; and after contact with patient surroundings.