Outcome 3 - Resources and Guidance
Health & Disability Commissioner
For more information about Health Passports, you can contact the Health & Disability Commissioner.
- freephone 0800 11 22 33
- email email@example.com
- website hdc.org.nz/about-us/disability/health-passport
To find out about your rights generally, visit the website hdc.org.nz
District Health Boards
For more information about Health Passports, and other hospital services in your area, visit your local District Health Board (DHB) website, where you will also find their contact details.
- list of DHB websites health.govt.nz/new-zealand-health-system/key-health-sector-organisations-and-people/district-health-boards/district-health-board-websites
People First New Zealand
People First NZ provides information about disability rights in a range of accessible formats.
- website peoplefirst.org.nz/news-and-resources/easy-read-resources/
- freephone 0800 20 60 70
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
Carers New Zealand
Carers NZ is a national not for profit organisation providing information, advice, learning, and support for family, whänau and aiga carers. A Guide for Carers – He Aratohu mā ngā Kaitiaki, which provides practical help, can be downloaded online or ordered in print over the phone.
- website carers.net.nz
- freephone 0800 777 797
Ministry of Health’s Disability Support Services Funding
The Ministry administers annual funding of $1.2 billion. This is to support the delivery of disability support services through a network of providers.
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