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Number of ECT Devices in New Zealand hospitals or care facilities.

Nigel Gray made this Official Information request to David Clark

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From: Nigel Gray

Dear David Clark,
Given that Electroconsulsive Treatment has been used as a method of torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of the precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?
Given that a senior psychiatrist. Dr Selwyn Leeks, thoroughly trained and qualified by NZ Govt standards. used one of these devices to torture the genitalia of young boys, and that use of this device has also been declared and categorized as a form of torture, on what evidence (not basis but evidence and testing) is it continued as "therapy" in New Zealand?

Yours faithfully,

Nigel Gray

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From: Catherine Pearson

Kia ora

On behalf of Hon Dr David Clark, Minister of Health, thank you for your Official Information request 11 May 2020.

The information requested appears to be more closely associated with the functions and responsibilities of the Ministry of Health. Accordingly I am transferring your request to the Ministry of Health under section 14(b)(ii) of the Official Information Act 1982.

You have the right, under section 28 of the Act, to ask the Ombudsman to review this decision to transfer your request for information.

Ngā mihi
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Kia ora Nigel

Thank you for your request for official information which was transferred
from the office of the Hon Dr David Clark and received 12 May 2020 for:

"Given that Electroconsulsive Treatment has been used as a method of
torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of the
precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?
Given that a senior psychiatrist. Dr Selwyn Leeks, thoroughly trained and
qualified by NZ Govt standards. used one of these devices to torture the
genitalia of young boys, and that use of this device has also been
declared and categorized as a form of torture, on what evidence (not basis
but evidence and testing) is it continued as "therapy" in New Zealand?"

The Ministry's reference number for your request is: H202003219.

As required under the Official Information Act 1982 we will endeavour to
respond to your request no later than 10 June 2020, being 20 working days
after the day your request was received.  

If we are unable to respond to your request within this time frame, we
will notify you of an extension of that time frame.

If you have any queries related to this request, please do not hesitate to
get in touch.

Please note, the Ministry has diverted significant resources to support
the Government's response to COVID-19. This may impact on our ability to
respond to your request. If you would like to reconsider or refine your
current request, this may enable us to respond more quickly. You can
notify us of any changes to your request by replying to this email.

Ngā mihi

OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [email address]

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Kia ora Nigel

Please find attached a letter regarding your request for information.

Ngā mihi

OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [email address]

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On behalf of Debbie Brown, Senior Advisor, Governance & Quality- BOPDHB

 

We acknowledge receipt of the Partial Transfer of your OIA request from
the Ministry of Health dated 21 May 2020.  We will respond as soon as
possible.

 

Kind regards.

 

Maria Moller

PA to Senior Advisor Governance & Quality

 

Governance & Quality / CEO Office

Bay of Plenty District Health Board| Tauranga Hospital | Cameron Road |
Private Bag 12024 | Tauranga 3143 

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From: Maria Moller On Behalf Of Debbie Brown
Sent: Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:50 PM
To: '[email address]'
Subject: OIA partial transfer to all DHBs (Ref: H20203219)

 

On behalf of Debbie Brown, Senior Advisor, Governance & Quality- BOPDHB

 

We acknowledge receipt of your Partial Transfer of OIA from Nigel Gray.

 

Kind regards.

 

Maria Moller

PA to Senior Advisor Governance & Quality

 

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From: [email address] [mailto:[email address]] On
Behalf Of [email address]
Sent: Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:29 PM
To: [email address]
Cc: [email address]
Subject: OIA partial transfer to all DHBs (Ref: H20203219)

 

Kia ora

The Ministry of Health has received the attached OIA request from Nigel
Gray.

I have been advised that the Ministry of Health is unable to answer the
first part of this request and it should be partially transferred to all
New Zealand DHBs, in accordance with section 14 of the Act.

This partial transfer concerns the first part of the OIA request:

 

"Given that Electroconsulsive Treatment has been used as a method of
torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of the
precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?"

 

Note that the Ministry of Health will respond to the second part of the
request.

As such, please find attached the following:

o A PDF copy of our letter notifying the requester that their request is
being transferred to you for response
o A PDF copy of the original OIA request

This emails serves as a formal partial transfer of this request under the
Official Information Act 1982.

Please confirm receipt of transfer.

Nga mihi

OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [email address]

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Dear Nigel Gray

 

The Ministry of Health has transferred to us your OIA request as attached.
We will endeavour to respond to it as soon as possible.  However, as an
essential service, MidCentral DHB’s priority is the COVID-19 pandemic.  We
may be unable to respond to your request within the required 20 working
days and we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe. 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.

 

We operate a proactive release policy where the DHB publishes
information on this website. As part of the policy we publish
selected OIA responses that may be of public interest. We may publish the
OIA response we send to you with your personal details redacted.

 

 

Regards, Zelda Rogers

Administration Records Officer

 

 

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Afternoon
I am writing to confirm that the Whanganui District Health Board has
received  a partial transfer from Ministry of Health regarding your
request for the number of Electroconvulsive treatment devices at Whanganui
Distrcit Health Board and I will respond to you under the OIA within 20
working days
Regards
Anne

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'Better health and independence'
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Dear Nigel

 

 

Re  Official Information Request – Electroconvulsive Treatment

 

I am writing to acknowledge your official information request dated 11 May
2020 to the MoH.  The MoH have transferred the first part of your request
to Auckland DHB on 21 May 2020.

 

We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and, in
any event, no later than 19 June 2020. We will contact you if an extension
is required.

 

Please note that, like other DHBs across New Zealand, Auckland DHB has
adopted a model of proactive disclosure which sees OIA responses
publically available on our website approximately one month after they
have been released.  If you believe that there are any special reasons why
proactive disclosure should not apply to our response to you, we will be
happy to consider this.

 

Regards

 

 

 

Elaine Keenan

Team Administrator

Corporate Business Services

( (09) 630-9943  ext 22346 | * [email address]

Auckland District Health Board | Level 1 |  Building 37 | Auckland City
Hospital | Park Road | Auckland

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From: [email address] [mailto:[email address]] On
Behalf Of [email address]
Sent: Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:29 p.m.
To: [email address]
Cc: [email address]
Subject: OIA partial transfer to all DHBs (Ref: H20203219)

 

Kia ora

The Ministry of Health has received the attached OIA request from Nigel
Gray.

I have been advised that the Ministry of Health is unable to answer the
first part of this request and it should be partially transferred to all
New Zealand DHBs, in accordance with section 14 of the Act.

This partial transfer concerns the first part of the OIA request:
"Given that Electroconsulsive Treatment has been used as a method of
torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of the
precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?"

Note that the Ministry of Health will respond to the second part of the
request.

As such, please find attached the following:

o A PDF copy of our letter notifying the requester that their request is
being transferred to you for response
o A PDF copy of the original OIA request

This emails serves as a formal partial transfer of this request under the
Official Information Act 1982.

Please confirm receipt of transfer.

Nga mihi

OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [2][email address]

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From: Shan Tapsell

HI Nigel

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Official Information
Act. This request has been logged and will be responded to within the
required 20 working days.

 

Please note, we may publish the letter and any related documents you have
requested on the Lakes DHB’s website. The personal details of the
requester will be removed.

 

 

Cheers

Shan Tapsell

Assistant Communications Officer

Lakes District Health Board

Rotorua Hospital

Pukeroa Hill

Private Bag 3923

Rotorua Mail Centre

Rotorua 3046

Phone (07) 349 7955 extn:8491

 

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From: Catherine Stewart [CCDHB]

Dear Nigel

 

I refer to your request for information (H20203219), which you submitted
to the Ministry of Health regarding electroconvulsive therapy devices.
Part of your request was transferred to Capital & Coast District Health
Board (CCDHB) on 21 May 2020, so that we could answer on behalf of our
region.

 

The part of your request that was transferred to CCDHB is as follows:

 

"Given that Electrocon[v]ulsive Treatment has been used as a method of
torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of the
precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?"

 

Your request has been received and logged. As required under the Official
Information Act 1982, we will respond to your request within 20 working
days. You should therefore receive a response on or before 19 June 2020.

 

If a large amount of information has been requested or if CCDHB needs to
consult in order to make a decision, we may need to extend this date (this
is provided for in section 15A of the Act). We will advise you if such an
extension is necessary.

 

Our reference number for your request is: 2020/098.

 

Thank you

 

Catherine Stewart

Correspondence Officer to the Office of the Chief Executive | Capital &
Coast District Health Board | Ūpoko ki te uru hauora | [1]www.ccdhb.org.nz
| [2]www.facebook.com/CCDHB

 

 

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Dear Nigel

Thank you for your Official Information Act request, received by way of
partial transfer from the Ministry of Health.

 

We are working on a response for you, which will be sent as soon as
practical and within the 20 working day timeframe as per the Ombudsman's
Guidance, by 19 June 2020.  We will contact you if we have any queries
with the request or need to extend the timeframe for your response. In
those cases, we will advise why the extension is necessary, and indicate
when the response will be ready.

 

Please note that, like all DHBs across New Zealand, Counties Manukau DHB
has begun a process of proactive disclosure, which means OIA responses
will be publicly available via our website around 10 days after they have
been released.  Our response will advise if we intend to publish the
response, (with personal information removed) and related documents on the
CMDHB website. If you advise us of special reasons why proactive
disclosure should not apply to your response, we will consider this. 

 

Kind regards

Dinah

 

 

Dinah Nicholas

Executive Assistant to Margie Apa - Chief Executive

Board Secretary

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Dear Nigel

 

Thank you for your Official Information Act request, received as a partial
transfer from the Ministry of Health on 21 May as set out below:

 

                Given that electroconvulsive treatment has been used as a
method of torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of
the precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?

 

We will provide a formal response to your request within the 20 working
days allowed under the Act.

 

If for any reason we are unable to meet this deadline and need to extend
the timeframe for your response, we will be in touch to advise why this
has been necessary and to indicate when your response will be ready.

 

Please note that Waitematā DHB supports the open disclosure of information
to assist community understanding of how we are delivering publicly-funded
healthcare. This includes the proactive publication of anonymised Official
Information Act responses on our website from 10 working days after they
have been released.

 

If you feel that there are good reasons why your response should not be
made publicly available, we will be happy to consider this.

 

Kind regards

Anna

 

 

Anna Monastra I Senior Administration Assistant

Communications I Waitematā DHB

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Dear Mr Gray

 

This is to confirm that we have received a partial transfer from the
Ministry of Health on 21 May 2020 relating to information on
Electroconsulsive Treatment.

 

Your request has been received and logged. As required under the Official
Information Act 1982, we will respond to your request within 20 working
days. You should receive a response on or before 19 June 2020.

 

If a large amount of information has been requested or if the district
health board needs to consult in order to make a decision, we may need to
extend this date (this is provided for in section 15A of the Act). We will
advise you if such an extension is necessary.

 

Hutt Valley District Health Board provides the first five hours of staff
time to prepare a response free-of-charge. If your OIA is expected to take
longer, we will inform you of the charges, and give you the opportunity to
change or refine the request to reduce or remove the need to charge.

 

The Mental Health and Addiction Services is a 3DHB service of Capital &
Coast District Health Board, Wairarapa District Health Board and Hutt
Valley District Health Board. MHAIDS will be drafting a response to you on
their behalf.

 

Our reference number for your request is: H20_21-69.

 

Kind regards

 

Robyn Fitzgerald

 

 

Robyn Fitzgerald | Correspondence Officer | Hutt Valley District Health
Board |  Pilmuir House | Lower Hutt    

DDI: 04 570 9488  |   [1][email address]

 

 

 

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Kind regards

 

Kathleen Smitheram

 

Canterbury District Health Board and West Coast District Health Board

Official Information Act Co-ordinator, Planning and Funding

Level 2, 32 Oxford Terrace

PO Box 1600

Christchurch 8140

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Dear Nigel

Re: Official Information Act request – Number of Electroconvulsive
Treatment (ECT) machines in hospitals

 

The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board acknowledges receipt of your
request for Information under the Official Information Act 1982 (“the
Act”), as a partial transfer of Part 1 (of 2) from the Ministry of Health,
and received on 21 May 2020.

 

Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate person/service for
response within 20 working days of receipt, and if we are unable to
respond to your request by 19 June 2020 we will notify you of an extension
of that timeframe.

 

Consistent with the purpose of the Act, the letter notifying you of the
decision on your request will confirm if we intend to publish the
information contained in the response online, with your
personal/identifying information redacted.

We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as reasonably
practicable.

 

Thank you for your request.

 

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board | Private Bag 18 | Nelson 7040 |
[1]www.nmdhb.govt.nz

 

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From: On Behalf Of [email address]
Sent: Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:29 PM
To: [email address]
Cc: [email address]
Subject: OIA partial transfer to all DHBs (Ref: H20203219)

 

Kia ora

The Ministry of Health has received the attached OIA request from Nigel
Gray.

I have been advised that the Ministry of Health is unable to answer the
first part of this request and it should be partially transferred to all
New Zealand DHBs, in accordance with section 14 of the Act.

This partial transfer concerns the first part of the OIA request:
"Given that Electroconsulsive Treatment has been used as a method of
torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of the
precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?"

Note that the Ministry of Health will respond to the second part of the
request.

As such, please find attached the following:

o A PDF copy of our letter notifying the requester that their request is
being transferred to you for response
o A PDF copy of the original OIA request

This emails serves as a formal partial transfer of this request under the
Official Information Act 1982.

Please confirm receipt of transfer.

Nga mihi

OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [3][email address]

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Dear Nigel

 

Attached please find ADHBs response to your OIA request dated 11 May 2020.

 

Regards

 

Elaine Keenan

Team Administrator

Corporate Business Services

( (09) 630-9943  ext 22346 | * [email address]

Auckland District Health Board | Level 1 |  Building 37 | Auckland City
Hospital | Park Road | Auckland

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Kia ora Nigel

Please find attached a letter regarding your request for information.

Ngā mihi

OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [email address]

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Good afternoon Mr Gray

 

Please find attached the OIA as requested, reference Y20-1068.

 

Best regards

Eileen

 

Eileen de Jager | Executive Assistant to Clinical Executive and Operations
Executive

Mental Health & Addiction Services - Uru Rauhî

MidCentral District Health Board, PO Box 2056, Palmerston North 4442

Ph (06) 350 8358 | Ext 8358

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Dear Nigel

 

Northland DHB’s response to part of your recent Official Information Act
request is attached.

 

Regards

Kathryn Leydon

 

Director Governance & Compliance 

Northland DHB

Tel 09 430 4100 ext 60640

[mobile number]

email [1][email address]

 

 

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Kia ora Nigel

 

Please find attached response to your request under the official
information act, our refs;

·         Capital & Coast DHB; OIA 2020/098

·         Hutt Valley DHB; H20_21-69

·         Wairarapa DHB; W20-459

 

Best regards

 

Carla Nahr

Executive Assistant to General Manager

Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service |
Te-Upoko-me-Te-Karu-o-Te-Ika 

M: 027 403 5731 | T: 04 381 1656 | Ext: 81656 | [1]www.mhaids.health.nz

MHAIDS is the mental health, addictions and intellectual disability
service for the Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast District Health
Boards

 

 

 

 

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Hi Nigel,

Please see the attached Waitematā DHB response to your recent Official
Information Act request regarding electroconvulsive devices.

 

Regards

Anna

 

Anna Monastra I Senior Administration Assistant

Communications I Waitematā DHB

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From: Kathleen Smitheram


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Dear Nigel

 

Please find attached our response to your Official Information Act request
WCDHB 9429.

 

Kind regards

 

Kathleen Smitheram

 

 

Canterbury District Health Board and West Coast District Health Board

Official Information Act Co-ordinator, Planning and Funding

Level 2, 32 Oxford Terrace

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From: Dinah Nicholas (CMDHB)


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Dear Nigel
Please find attached our final response to your request for Information.

Kind regards,
Dinah

Dinah Nicholas
Executive Assistant to Margie Apa - Chief Executive
Board Secretary

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From: Dawne Tuite


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Afternoon Nigel

 

Please find attached response to your OIA Request around Electroconsulsive
Treatment.

 

Kind Regards

 

Dawne Tuite

SLT Administrator – DDI (03) 687 2383

South Canterbury District Health Board

Private Bag 911, Timaru

 

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Good Morning – In response to your recent OIA request please find attached
response from Taranaki DHB.

 

 

Regards

 

Jenny McLennan

Personal Assistant to

Rosemary Clements

Chief Executive

 

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Dear Nigel

 

Please find attached the Nelson Marlborough DHB response to your Official
Information request regarding the number of ECT machines.

 

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board | Private Bag 18 | Nelson 7040 |
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Afternoon
Please find attached the Whanganui District Health Board's response to
your OIA
Regards
Anne

 

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From: Shan Tapsell


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Hi

 

Please see attached letter.

 

Cheers

 

Shan Tapsell

Assistant Communications Officer

Lakes District Health Board

Rotorua Hospital

Pukeroa Hill

Private Bag 3923

Rotorua Mail Centre

Rotorua 3046

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Kia ora Nigel

 

Please find attached, a response to your OIA request re: electroconvulsive
devices.

 

Ngā mihi

Emily

 

 
Emily Oakley
Communications Advisor
Phone: 06 869 0500 ext: 8115
[mobile number]
Address: 421 Ormond Road,
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From: Shona Pinny


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Dear Mr Gray

 

Please see attached response to your request to Mr David Clark, dated 11
May, which was partially transferred to the Waikato DHB.

 

Kind regards

Shona

 

Shona Pinny | Personal Assistant to Executive Director, Hospital and
Community Services | Waikato District Health Board | p +64 7 839 8697 | m
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On behalf of Debbie Brown, Senior Advisor Governance and Quality
 
Dear Mr Gray
 
In response to your request of 11 May 2020, we provide the following
information:

 

At the present time there are two electroconvulsive treatment machines
held in the perioperative department at Tauranga Hospital.

At the present time there are zero electroconvulsive treatment machines
held in the perioperative department at Whakatane Hospital.

 

Kind regards.

 

Maria Moller

PA to Senior Advisor Governance & Quality

 

Governance & Quality / CEO Office

Bay of Plenty District Health Board| Tauranga Hospital | Cameron Road |
Private Bag 12024 | Tauranga 3143 

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From: Maria Moller On Behalf Of Debbie Brown
Sent: Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:50 PM
To: '[email address]'
Subject: OIA partial transfer to all DHBs (Ref: H20203219)

 

On behalf of Debbie Brown, Senior Advisor, Governance & Quality- BOPDHB

 

We acknowledge receipt of your Partial Transfer of OIA from Nigel Gray.

 

Kind regards.

 

Maria Moller

PA to Senior Advisor Governance & Quality

 

Governance & Quality / CEO Office

Bay of Plenty District Health Board| Tauranga Hospital | Cameron Road |
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From: [email address] [mailto:[email address]] On
Behalf Of [email address]
Sent: Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:29 PM
To: [email address]
Cc: [email address]
Subject: OIA partial transfer to all DHBs (Ref: H20203219)

 

Kia ora

The Ministry of Health has received the attached OIA request from Nigel
Gray.

I have been advised that the Ministry of Health is unable to answer the
first part of this request and it should be partially transferred to all
New Zealand DHBs, in accordance with section 14 of the Act.

This partial transfer concerns the first part of the OIA request:

 

"Given that Electroconsulsive Treatment has been used as a method of
torture historically in New Zealand, can you please inform me of the
precise number of these devices in NZ hospitals in present time?"

 

Note that the Ministry of Health will respond to the second part of the
request.

As such, please find attached the following:

o A PDF copy of our letter notifying the requester that their request is
being transferred to you for response
o A PDF copy of the original OIA request

This emails serves as a formal partial transfer of this request under the
Official Information Act 1982.

Please confirm receipt of transfer.

Nga mihi

OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [email address]

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Dear Nigel Gray

 

Please find attached our response to your Official Information Act request
CDHB 10316.

 

Kind regards

 

Kathleen Smitheram

 

 

Canterbury District Health Board and West Coast District Health Board

Official Information Act Co-ordinator, Planning and Funding

Level 2, 32 Oxford Terrace

PO Box 1600

Christchurch 8140

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Dear Mr Gray
 
Attached please find a response to your Official Information Act Request
re ECT treatment devices.
 
Âku mihi nui ki a koe.
Nâku, nâ
Chris
Chris Lord
Content and Publications Advisor, Communications Team
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We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are Nigel Gray please sign in and let everyone know.

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