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Established in 2001, Lakes DHB is responsible for providing and funding healthcare services for the 102,000 people who live in the Lakes region.
The Lakes DHB hospitals at Rotorua and Taupo are an example of one of the groups the DHB funds. The others include private providers, Maori providers, mental health service providers and non-government organisations. The Lakes DHB is responsible for ongoing health and disability needs assessment of its population, and for planning health service delivery.
Approximately one third of the Lakes population lives in the Taupo region and two thirds live in the Rotorua region. A total of 32 per cent of the Lakes population is Maori, and the Lakes region has a small (approximately 3,600 as at 2004) but growing Pacific population.
Rotorua and Taupo Hospitals provide a range of services to the people of the Lakes district.
The population of the Lakes DHB area includes Rotorua and district, Reporoa, Taupo, Turangi, Kaingaroa Village and Mangakino. Rotorua and Taupo Hospitals provide inpatient, outpatient and daypatient services.
The hospitals also provide a range of community services - in homes, at centres away from the hospital and in other community settings.
web site May 2013
Lakes District Health Board presently has no vacancies listed in our database.