Public Health Submissions
The Health in All Policies Advisors and Public Health Analysts at Community and Public Health prepared these submissions, together with other staff and the wider Canterbury DHB.
Local Alcohol Policies (LAPs)
Alcohol directly causes significant death, disease, illness and injury and therefore represents a significant burden to the work of the whole DHB.
Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of the people within our geographical coverage area, be they residents, visitors and/or part of the workforce. Preventable admissions to our hospitals have a direct financial cost to every New Zealand taxpayer. The human cost is immeasurable.