COVID-19: DHBs

Information for members working for DHBs during COVID-19

For PSA-wide updates, please refer to the previous page: 
Return to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

 

The documents below include the latest updates on PPE use as of 25 April from the Ministry of Health.

Please note the case definition of Covid 19 also includes acute respiratory infection not just suspect or confirmed case.

COVID-19 Case Definitions

Guidelines for PPE use in Health Care Settings

PPE FAQ

See the table below for all DHB newsletters. 

DHB Date Sent Subject Line
All DHBs  27 March Coronavirus - Information for DHB Members
All DHBs  18 March Coronavirus - Information for Members
     
Canterbury DHB  26 March PSA Canterbury DHB member COVID 19 Update 1
Canterbury DHB  26 March PSA Canterbury DHB member COVID 19 Update 2
     
South Canterbury DHB  27 March PSA South Canterbury DHB members COVID 19 Update 1
South Canterbury DHB  26 March PSA South Canterbury DHB members COVID 19 Update 2
     
Southern DHB  26 March PSA Southern DHB members COVID 19 Update 2
Southern DHB  25 March   PSA Southern DHB members COVID 19 Update 1
     
Waitemata DHB  26 March Waitemata Delegate Teleconference calls 
     
West Coast DHB  25 March PSA West Coast DHB member COVID 19 Update 1
     
Otago, Southland, South Canterbury DHB  25 March PSA Otago Southland South Canterbury COVID19 Update
     
Oral Health members  23 March Coronavirus - Information for Oral Health DHB members

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The  DHBs and Unions have agreed to the following principles regarding any change to members workplace/type of work. 

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This advice is accurate as at 31 March 2020 at 1600HRS. 

It has been developed by 20 DHBs in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and with inputs from major unions to provide clarity for DHB employees on issues such as travel, leave, occupational health and safety, and wellbeing. It has been informed by a range of clinical experts and approved by 20 DHBs for implementation. 

It may change rapidly given the nature of the health system response to COVID-19. 

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