Planning and Funding
Telephone: 0064 3 364 4130
P O Box 1600,
Fax: 0064 3 364 4165
3 October 2017
Health Sector Workers Network
Email: [FYI request #6624 email];
Dear Health Sector Workers Network RE Official information request CDHB 9711
I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your email dated 2 October 2017 requesting the following information
under section 12 of the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB. 1)
What is the financial value of efficiency gains made in the 2016/2017 financial year?
What were the 2016/2017 financial year budgeted and actualised personnel costs by service and
What were the predicted savings or efficiency gains expected for personnel costs for the 2016/2017
financial year by FTE and financial value, stratified by service and personnel category?
What is the planned financial value of efficiency gains for the 2017/2018 financial year?
What are the current predicted savings for personnel costs for the 2017/2018 financial year? (For
example – what is the anticipated financial value that will be included in the efficiency gains data for
the 2017/2018 financial year if personnel costs keep to budget)
We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and in any event no later than 31 October (taking Labour Day into account),
being 20 working days after the day your request was received. (If we are
unable to respond to your request by then, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.
Your request is being handled by Kathleen Smitheram. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact
either myself (details above) or Kathleen. Please refer to the OIA number above when phoning or emailing. ([email address])
Phone 03 364 4134).
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.