Planning and Funding

The Planning & Funding Department is responsible for assessing the health and disability needs, to identify the need for health and disability services in Taranaki. This provides the basis of the work undertaken by the department, planning and funding public health and disability services. The department also ensures that account is taken of national policies and government strategies.

Taranaki District Health Board is responsible for funding Personal Health, Mental Health, Māori Health, and Disability Support Services (for the over 65’s services).

The Ministry of Health directly funds Public Health services and Disability Support Services for people we are under 65 years. For more information about Planning and Funding click here.


About Planning and Funding - Additional background information about Planning and Funding and contact details.

Policies - explains the criteria and processes which will be used by Taranaki District Health Board when making decisions on the prioritisation and rationing of funding and services.

Document Library - Taranaki DHB's reports, plans, and reviews found here.

Last updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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