Waitemata District Health Board
Waitemata DHB serves the largest population of New Zealand’s 20 district health boards, with nearly 600,000 people residing in our district.
We provide services across several specialties to the Auckland Metro region and operate the biggest mental health service in New Zealand.
Our community is expected to grow by a further 100,000 people by 2025.
A solid emphasis on research and innovation will be critical in planning for and meeting the diverse health care needs of the country’s fastest-growing population. Waitemata DHB has an established research and knowledge framework and has frontline technology adoption wards and is establishing an internal Institute for Innovation and Improvement. The DHB also has an innovation partnership with Orion Health Ltd.