Planning and Funding
P O Box 1600,
Telephone: 0064 3 364 4130
Fax: 0064 3 364 4165
13 January 2020
Mohammed A M
[FYI request #11962 email];
Dear Mohammed RE Official information request CDHB 10246 and WCDHB 9381
We are writing to acknowledge your email dated 1 January 2020 requesting the following information under the
Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB. We also received your request to West Coast DHB on 7 January
2020. Based on the Official Information Act, Could you please provide me with the following:
- the total number of PGY 1 house officers positions advertised solely for NZREX graduates (2014 - 2020).
- the total number of all hired medical doctors (2014 - 2020).
Please break down the data by year (i.e., 2014 = XX, 2015 = XX).
We will consider your request against the provisions of the Official Information Act (see below) and advise you of
our decision regarding the release of information within 20 working days (being the statutory timeframe
provided within the Act.)
Accordingly, and taking the Christmas non-working day period and Waitangi Day into account we will notify you,
no later than 13 February 2020, of our decision.
Your request is being handled by Lara Williams. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact either
myself (details above) or Lara. ([email address];
Phone 364-4140). Please refer to the OIA
number above when phoning or emailing.
If any additional factors come to light which are relevant to your request, please do not hesitate to contact us
so that these can be taken into account.
15 Decisions on requests
(1) Subject to this Act, the department or Minister of the Crown or organisation to whom a request is made in accordance with section 12
or is transferred in accordance with section 14 o
f this Act or section 12 o
f the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act
1987 shall, as soon as reasonably practicable, and in any case not later than 20 working days after the day on which the request is received
by that department or Minister of the Crown or organisation,—
(1)(a) decide whether the request is to be granted and, if it is to be granted, in what manner and for what charge (if any); and
(1)(b) give or post to the person who made the request notice of the decision on the request
[If we are unable to make a decision on your request by the date noted above, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.]