To send an Official Information Act request, please email RES-OIArequest@huttvalleydhb.org.nz
Before making an OIA request, it may be useful to view information currently held. Hutt Valley DHB publishes information online on a regular basis, including:
Other useful links:
Official Information Act
Ministry of Health publications
Ministry of Health information about Hutt Valley DHB
Ministry of Justice guide to Official Information Requests
State Services Commission tips for making OIA requests
Template OIA request letter (pdf)
If you have decided to make an OIA request please be as specific as you can in identifying the information you want. The information you request must be specified with ‘due particularity’. This means that Hutt valley DHB must be able to identify the information you have asked for. Any request that lacks due particularity will not be valid. If this is the case we may contact you to clarify your request.
Hutt Valley DHB will make and communicate a decision on your request as soon as possible but no later than 20 working days after receipt (unless an extension is agreed).
Hutt Valley DHB may extend the maximum time limit for transferring a request or making a decision and communicating it to you, if your request is for a large quantity of information or consultation is needed to make a decision on your request. Any extension must be for a reasonable period of time in the circumstances.
If you don’t receive a response to your request for official information within the statutory time limit, or are unhappy with the response you have been given, you can complain to the Ombudsman.
Hutt Valley DHB can apply charges for OIA requests under section 15 of the Official Information Act.
Your privacy will be protected. Any personal /identifying information will be redacted. You can also object to the publishing of OIA responses or request a delay. You will need to provide good reason why a particular OIA response should not be published online, or be delayed.
Hutt Valley DHB reserves the right to determine whether and when to publish a response.
Note – requests for information about you or your family member will be managed as Privacy Act request.
Support Person Chairs
Maternity Unit Staffing
Asthma Patients and Asthma Admissions
Gastroenterology for Wairarapa Patients
NZ Drug Foundation Payment
Home Care Contracts
Electronic Health Records
Births and Maternity Services
Number of Hired PGY1 House Officers
Prostitution Reform Act 2003
Transfer of Expectant Mothers and Newborn Babies
Cancer Treatment Wait Times
Sexual Abuse Assessments
Priority Spending and Cancer Treatment
Primary Health providers and Foundation Standard
Clinical Services Plan and Improving Theatre Productivity Appendix 2a - Theatre Improvement and Future Capacity Sponsor Update_14 December 2016 short Appendix 2b Theatre Improvement and Future Capacity Planning Sponsor Update Wave 1 _15 February 2017 Appendix 4 - Agreement for Services Synergia Ltd - PHCN Appendix 5a - Statement of Work-Signed-2010-05-31 Appendix 5b - X49106-SoW-for Invoicing-2010-07-21
Hours worked by senior doctors in maternity wards
SMO costs related to RDA strikes 2019 Attachment SMO costs related to RDA strikes 2019
Intersex people’s health care Attachment statements-of-rights-privacy-responsibilities
Regional Public Health service and accountability 2018-19 RPH Budget Information RPH 2017 - 2018 Annual Report RPH 2016 - 2017 Annual Report RPH 2015 - 2016 Annual Report
Sponsored clinical trials
Assults against nurses
Communications with Nga Hau E Wha
Opioid and opiate use and abuse
Non-Resident use of ambulance services
RPH report on salons offering nail services Survey of knowledge and infection control practices in salons offering nail services
Rural Adjuster Fund
Patient meals Patient meals Attachment 1 Patient meals Attachment 2
Security Incidents appendix Orderly Training Summary appendix Restraint Minimisation & Safe Practice appendix SPEC appendix Security Policy & Attachments
Transvaginal mesh procedures
Records of violent incidents
Health promotion for disabled Maori
Outcomes for Maori appendix Draft Hutt Valley DHB Consultation Maori Health Strategy October 2018 appendix Guidelines for Service Commissioning in SPO - November 2017 appendix Recognising Community Participation Policy appendix Maori Health Unit Presentation appendix Framework for Involving Whānau-Families
Spending on Advertising
Brief Intervention Counselling Initiatives
PET and PETCT Scanning Machines
District Health Board Seismic Reports APPENDIX 1 HVDHB Seismic Quarterly MOH Report APPENDIX 2 HVDHB Seismic Quarterly MOH Report
Alcohol Harm Reduction Activities
Issues-based audits into aged care facilities
Hiring Policies and Procedures Hiring Policies and Procedures - Appendix 1 Hiring Policies and Procedures - Appendix 2
The use of smart phones and applications
Annual costs of energy used
Fax Machine use Fax Machine use - Appendix 1
Transgender presentations to Endocrine services
Carterton South End School emergency response Carterton South End School emergency response attachment