Reports

Reports from the Health Services Research Centre.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2011

  • McDonald J., Stace H., Daubé J. (2011) Literature Review to Inform the Review of Residential Services. A report prepared for Disability Support Services, Ministry of Health. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Faasalele Tanuvasa A E, Cumming J M, Churchward M E, Burnette M E, Exploring Samoan Women's Attitudes Towards Antenatal and Midwifery Care in New Zealand (Wellington, Health Services Research Centre, 2011)
  • Matheson D, Hardie-Boys N, McDonald E, Carter M, Barnes C, Clarke D, Borman B, Cumming J, Harrison N, Evaluation of the Child Health Check Initiative and the Expanding Health Service Delivery Initiative: Summary Report, A report for Department fo Health and Ageing (Canberra, Department of Health and Ageing, May, 2011)
  • Russell L, Improving Maori health, reducing inequalities between Maori and non-Maori: Is the Primary Health Care Strategy working for Maori? (Wellington, Health Services Research Centre/Te Hikuwai Rangahau Hauora, Victoria University of Welli, 2011)

2010

2009

  • Barnett P., Smith J., and Cumming J. (2009) The Roles and Functions of Primary Health Organisations. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Buckley S., McDonald J., Mason D, Gerring Z., Churchward M., Cumming J. (2009) Nursing Services in New Zealand Secondary Schools. Report to the Ministry of Health. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Churchward M. (2009) Stakeholder Evaluation of a Community Event: Out in the Square 2009. Wellington: Out Wellington Incorporated.
  • Croxson B., Smith J., and Cumming J. (2009) Patient Fees as a Metaphor for so much more in New Zealand's Primary Health Care System. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Cumming J., Pledger M., Burnette M. (2009) Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in New Zealand: An Analysis of the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey. Wellington, Health Services Research Centre
  • Faasalele Tanuvasa A. (2009) Samoan Women’s Experiences of Traditional Midwifery Healing Practices in New Zealand. New Researcher Grant Report. Wellington: Victoria University.
  • Finlayson M., Sheridan N., and Cumming J. (2009) Evaluation of the Implementation and Intermediate Outcomes of the Primary Health Care Strategy Second Report: Nursing Developments in Primary Health Care 2001‐2007. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Finlayson M., Sheridan N., Cumming J. (2009) Nursing Developments in Primary Health Care 2001-2007. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Hefford M., Hadorn D., Harris J., Cumming J. (2009) Elective services purchasing models: literature review for ACC. Wellington; LECG.
  • HEHA Strategy Evaluation Consortium, led by Mann J., Cumming J., Hoek J., Schofield G. (2009) Healthy Eating – Healthy Action: Oranga Kai – Oranga Pumau Strategy Evaluation Interim Report. Wellington. HEHA Strategy Evaluation Consortium.
  • Jaine R, Hunt D, Cumming J, Metcalfe S (2009) Report on New Zealand Cost-of-Illness Studies on Long-Term Conditions. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ministry of Health (2009) Nursing Services in New Zealand Secondary Schools: A summary. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Pere L M (2009) Report on the Suicide Postvention Hui held at Hongoeka Marae. A report for Hutt Valley District Health Board. Wellington: Hutt Valley District Health Board.
  • Raymont A. and Cumming J. (2009) Status and Activities of General Medical Practices. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Raymont A. and Cumming J. (2009) General Medical Practices: Status and Activities. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Smith J., and Cumming J. (2009) Taking the Temperature of Primary Health Organisations: A Briefing Paper. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre..
  • Smith J. and Cumming J. (2009) Where next for primary health organisations in NZ? Wellington: Ministry of Health and District Health Boards New Zealand.

2008

  • Buckley S., Cumming J., Croxson B., Faasalele Tanuvasa A., Churchward M. (2008) Evaluation Methods Plan: Healthy Eating - Healthy Action Dunedin & Wellington: University of Otago & Victoria University.
  • Cumming J. (2008) Medical Leadership Competency Framework. Enhancing Engagement in Medical Leadership Project. A report for Academy of Royal Medical Colleges. Coventry: Institute for Innovation and Improvement.
  • Cumming J., Buckley S., Croxson B., Faasalele Tanuvasa A. (2008) Scoping the Overall Evaluation of the Healthy Eating - Healthy Action Strategy. Dunedin & Wellington: University of Otago & Victoria University.
  • Cumming J., Raymont A. (2008) Evaluation of the Implementation and Intermediate Outcomes of the Primary Health Care Strategy, Report No 3. General Medical Practices: Status and Activities. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Cumming J., Stillman S., Poland M. (2008) Who Pays What for Primary Health Care? Patterns and determinants of the fees paid by patients in a mixed public-private financing model. Wellington: Motu Public Policy and Economic Research.
  • Debski S., Buckley S., Russell M. (2008) Just Who Do We Think Children Are? An analysis of submissions to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee, 2006. A report for Save the Children, New Zealand. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Gates P., Taplin S., Copeland J., Swift W., Martin G. (2008) Barriers and Facilitators to Cannabis Treatment. NCPIC Technical Report No 1. Sydney: Department of Health and Ageing.
  • Ham C., Dickinson H., Cumming J. (2008) Engaging Doctors in Leadership: What we can learn from international experience and research evidence? London: Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
  • HEHA Strategy Evaluation Consortium, led by Mann J., Cumming J., Hoek J., Schofield G. (2008) Healthy Eating – Healthy Action: Oranga Kai – Oranga Pumau Strategy Evaluation. Evaluation Methods Plan. Dunedin: Otago University
  • Martin G. (2008) Adolescents: Management of cannabis use disorder and related issues - A clinicians guide. Sydney: National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre.
  • Martin J., Bowers S., Gifford H., McClellan V., Huriwai T., Crampton P., Allan B., Fa'alau F., Fithian N., McDonald J., Cumming J. (2009) Intersectoral Community Action for Health (ICAH) Evaluation: An overview. A report for Ministry of Health. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • McDonald J., Cumming J., Martin J., Bowers S., Gifford H., Huriwai T. M., McClellan W., Crampton P., Allan B., Fa'alau F, Fithian N. (2008) Intersectoral Community Action for Health (ICAH) Evaluation: An overview. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Pere L., Gordon S., Ellis P., Haggerty C., O'Connor S., Foster C. R., Siegert R., Walkey F. (2008) Taku reo, taku mauri ora: My Voice, my life. Wellington: Health Research Council of New Zealand.
  • Raymont A. (2008) Improving Access to Health Services for Vulnerable Populations: A review of the literature, A report for District Health Boards. Wellington: District Health Boards New Zealand.
  • Raymont A., Finlayson M., Cumming J. (2008) Evaluation of the Primary Health Care Strategy: A summary of findings on primary health care practices to 2008. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Russell M., Buckley S., Walton C., Gerring Z., Black J. (2008) What's happening with Abusive and Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour Among Year 7 and 8 Students: A survey of teachers 2007. A report for Wellstop Inc. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre
  • Smith J., Ham C., Glasby J., Parker H. (2008) Altogether Now? Policy options for integrating care. Birmingham: Health Services Management Centre
  • Smith J., McDonald J., Cumming J. (2008) Developing and Implementing High Impact Changes for Primary Health Care in New Zealand. Discussion document prepared for District Health Boards New Zealand. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.

2007

Health reform reports

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Other reports

  • Bryson J., Cumming J. and Inder L. (2007) Medical Engagement in Leadership: Australia. Report Commissioned by Professor Chris Ham, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, on behalf of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.
  • Casswell S., Humphrey G., Rankine J., Pledger M. (2007) WHO Collaborative Study on Alcohol and Injuries: Final Report. Geneva: World Health Organisation.
  • Cumming J. (2007) Devolution in New Zealand's Publicly Financed Health Care System. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Cumming J. (2007) Evaluation of the Primary Health Care Strategy: Practice Data Analysis 2001-2005. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Cumming J., Bryson J. and Inder L. (2007) Medical Engagement in Leadership: New Zealand. Report Commissioned by Professor Chris Ham, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, on behalf of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.
  • Cumming J., Gribben B. (2007) Evaluation of the Primary Health Care Strategy: Practice Data Analysis, 2001-2005. On Behalf of the Primary Health Care Strategy Evaluation Research Team. Wellington: Health Services Research Center and CBG Health Research Limited. Accompanying Press Release.
  • Debski S., Buckley S., Russell M. (2007) Just who do we think children are? An analysis of submissions to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee 2006. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Faasalele Tanuvasa A. (2007) Access and utilisation of midwifery services by Pacific Women in Wellington, A report for the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
  • Hannis G., Houston B., Pfeifer D., Cumming J., Russell M., Walker T. (2007) Print Media Reporting of the DHBs. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Mays N. and Cumming J. (2007) Performance of New Zealand's Publicly Financed Health Care System: A Focus on Performance Under the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act (2000). Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Mays, N., Cumming J., Tenbensel T. (2007) Health Reforms 2001 Research: Overview Report. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Pere L. (2007) Analysis of Interviews with Māori Users of Primary Mental Health Services for the Primary Mental Health Evaluation. A research project conducted by the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine & Health Science. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Pere L., Katene K., Gilgen M., Williment R. (2007) Review of Bicultural and Mainstream Intensive Alcohol and Other Drugs Residential Treatment Programmes for Offenders, A report for Ministry of Health. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Russell M., Buckley S., Stace H., Cumming J., Lievore D., Moore E. (2007) The Health Impacts of Violence and Abuse: A systematic literature review. A report for Ministry of Health. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Smith J., Ovenden C. (2007) Manukau DHB & HSRC Developing integrated primary and community health services: what can we learn from the research evidence? Wellington: Counties Manukau DHB & Health Services Research Centre.
  • Tenbensel T., Mays N. and Cumming J. (2007) Public Sector Management and the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Witten K., Girling M., Neale J. (2007) Building research capability in the social sciences (BRCSS). Auckland: Massey University.

2006

  • Burnette M., Churchward M., Cumming J., McDonald J., Russell M., Smiler K., Walker T. (2006) Identifying key indicators of wellbeing for young New Zealanders, Youth Wellbeing Indicators Research Team - Report 1, Wellington: Health Research Council and Ministry of Youth Development
  • Blumberg L. (2006) The Effect of Private Health Insurance Coverage on Health Services Utilisation in New Zealand. Funding from the sponsors of Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowships in Public Policy.
  • Cumming J., Buckley S., Nelson K., Wright T., Gibson-Van Marrewijk K., Connor M. (2006) Report of the evaluation of the eleven primary health care nursing innovation projects, A report for Ministry of Health, Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Goodhead M., McDonald J. (2006) Informal Caregivers literature review, Wellington: National Health Committee.
  • McDonald J., Cumming J., Harris M., Powell Davies G., Burns P. (2006) Systematic review of system-wide models of comprehensive primary health care. Sydney: Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales.
  • McEldowney R., Pere L., Turia D. (2006). Identifying the career development needs and opportunities for Māori employees within Hospital and Health Services of Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB). Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington and CCDHB.
  • Pere L. (2006). Report of the Ministry of Health/Manatū Hauora training day: Journeys in Māori health research (9 August 2006) and the hui whakapiripiri (10th – 11th August 2006). Auckland: Health Research Council of New Zealand/Te Kaunihera Rangahau Hauora o Aotearoa.
  • Primary Health Care Nurse Innovation Evaluation Team - Wright T., Nelson K., Gibson-Van Marrewijk K., Connor M., Cumming J., Buckley S. (2006). Report of the Evaluation of the Eleven Primary Health Care Nursing Innovation Projects. Hamilton: WINTEC.
  • Raymont A. (2006) Diagnostic Related Group codes and the definition of specialties. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Russell M., Smiler K., Churchward M., McDonald J., Fraser J., Bennett M., Cumming J. (2006) Youth Wellbeing Indicators: Augmented literature review, Wellington: Health Research Council and Ministry of Youth Development.
  • Walker T. (2006) Whānau is Whānau. Wellington: Families Commission.

2005

  • Burrell M., Moore D., Cumming J. (2005) The economic and social benefits of increasing the professional Māori health workforce A Report for the Maori Health Workforce Advisory Committee. Wellington, LECG Limited.
  • Cumming J., Raymont A., Gribben B., Horsburgh M., Kent B., McDonald J., Mays N., Smith J. In association with: Boustead C., Coupe N., Fa’alau F., Churchward M., Barnett P. and: Croxson B., Goodhead A., Paurini M., Perera R., Rauyinar D., Green T., Dowell T. (2005) Evaluation of the Implementation and Intermediate Outcomes of the Primary Health Care Strategy. First Report: Overview. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Cumming J., Raymont A., Gribben B., Horsburgh M., Kent B., McDonald J., Mays N., Smith J. In association with: Boustead C., Coupe N., Fa’alau F., Churchward M., Barnett P. and: Croxson B., Goodhead A., Paurini M., Perera R., Rauyinar D., Green T., Dowell T. (2005) Evaluation of the Implementation and Intermediate Outcomes of the Primary Health Care Strategy. First Report. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Goodhead A., Cumming J. (2005) Regional Approaches to Mental Health: A sector view and beyond. A report for the Ministry of Health. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • Johnston C. (2005) Strategies for Achieving Change in General Practice: Report of a Study Trip to England, August 2005. Funded by the World Health Organisation. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre.
  • McDonald J. (2005) Analysis of Feedback on the Discussion Document 'Assuring Medical Practitioners’ Cultural Competence'.
  • McDonald J. (2005) Assuring Medical Practitioners’ Cultural Competence.
  • Pere L. (2005) Training on How to Influence and Advocate for Policy Development and Change around Discriminatory Policies and Practices, Evaluation Report. Prepared for The Mental Health Foundation, Wellington.
  • Pere L. (2005) He Waka Tapu Violence and Abuse Intervention Project, Process Evaluation Report. Prepared for The Evaluation Unit, Office of the Commissioner, New Zealand Police.
  • Perera R., Dowell A., Crampton P. (2005) Clinical indicators for PHOs: Recommendations for target setting. Report to DHBs/Ministry of Health. Wellington: Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
  • Raymont A., von Randow M., Lay-Yee R., Davis P. (2005) ‘A description of the activity of selected Hospital Emergency Departments in New Zealand: The National Primary Medical Care Survey (NatMedCa): 2001/02’. Occasional paper #4 Report 8. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Russell M., King P., Norris P., Field B., Stace H. (2005) Information matters: How do consumers find out about pharmaceuticals? Wellington: Ministry of Health.

2004

  • Fraser J. (2004) Syndromic Surveillance in New Zealand. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Perera R., Dowell A., Crampton P. (2004) Review of Ministry of Health proposed performance indicators for PHOs. Report prepared for the Ministry of Health. Wellington: Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
  • Raymont A., Lay-Yee R., Davis P., Scott A. (2004) Family Doctors: methodology and description of the activity of private GPs: The National Primary Medical Care Survey (NatMedCa): 2001/02. Occasional paper #4 Report 1. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Raymont A. (2004) Cost Barriers to Health Care: Analysis of the New Zealand Health Care Survey 2002. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Russell M., et al. (2004) Information matters: How do consumers find out about pharmaceuticals? Report for the Ministry of Health. Wellington: Health Services Research Centre with The Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit.

2003

2002

  • Ashton T., Cumming J., McLean J., McKinlay M., Fae E. (2002) Contracting for Health Services in New Zealand. A Report for the World Health Organization.
  • Kirk R., Barnett P., Clayden C., Cumming J., Heckert K., Penrose A., Pitama S., Richards D., and Siataga P. (2002) Evaluation of the Pegasus Health Global Budget Contract. New Zealand Health Technology Assessment (NZHTA)
  • McLeod D., White S., McKinlay E., Dew K., Cumming J., Dowell T., Perera R., Love T., Raymont A. (2002) CPAC Evaluation Project: Descriptive Study. Report to the Ministry of Health.
  • Milne R., Slack A., Cumming J. (2002) Economic Evaluation of a Tandem Mass Spectrometer to Screen for Fatty Aid Oxidation Disorders in Neonates. A report to the National Testing Centre by Health Outcome Associates Ltd and the Health Services Research Centre
  • Raymont A. (2002) Evaluation of the Clinical Priority Assessment Criteria Programme. NMDS Project. Phase I and II Report: Variation in Surgical Uptake by area, socio-economic status and ethnicity, 1995 and 1999/2000. CPAC Consortium.
  • Slack A. and Cumming J. (2002) Balance sheet for the Adult Asthma Guideline. Commissioned by the New Zealand Guidelines Group.

2001