Head of the SSHW
Unit Lisa Skeet said what had been achieved at the DHB was an "excellent example of true partnership in action and will certainly support quality patient outcomes".
A literature review, while researching the SSHW
workbook and trademark application, revealed little previous interdisciplinary programming or research linking behavior changes in health and personal finances.
Its recommendations were released in 2006, the central one being the establishment of a SSHW
It also said the SSHW
Unit should be made a permanent fixture to support the CCDM process.
While I have had some exposure to CCDM, it is really important for me to get a handle on how CarePoint and the SSHW
Unit actually align.
Graham-Smith said the evaluation had created opportunities to look at how the structure and work of the SSHW
Unit could be changed and strengthened.
Unit director Lisa Skeet is adamant CCDM is the solution to short staffing and care rationing.
The MECA provisions stem from agreements outlined in the 2006 Report of the SSHW
Committee of Inquiry (Col).
The CCDM programme was developed by the SSHW
Unit, set up in 2007.
Following the release of the COI findings, the SSHW
Unit was set up in 2007.
Members included NZNO and MERAS delegates, NZNO professional nursing adviser Kate Weston, and representatives from the College of Midwives, the SSHW
Unit and DHB midwifery leaders.
After four years as director of the SSHW
Unit, I believe we are a lot closer to answering this question and to seeing remedies put in place.