Planning and Funding
Telephone: 0064 3 364 4130
P O Box 1600,
Fax: 0064 3 364 4165
21 February 2017 Cody C
[FYI request #5408 email]
Dear Cody Re: Official Information Act Request CDHB 9562
We refer to your email dated 20 February 2017 to Canterbury District Health Board, requesting
the fol owing information under the Official Information Act.
Number of suicides within CDHB mental healthcare facilities in last 5 years, by month, in
accordance with the Official Information Act 1982.
As required under the Official Information Act (1982), the Canterbury District Health Board wil
respond to your request within 20 working days. You should receive a response on or before
20 March 2017.
If a large amount of information has been requested or if the Canterbury 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 wil advise you if such an extension is necessary.