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Who can I contact in my area?

This map shows the contacts for advance care planning in each region, as well as the process for storing your plan when it is complete.


Auckland DHB

Contact: 
Position description:

To have your advance care plan uploaded to the ADHB electronic system via our medical records department, please email a copy of your plan to acpadmin@adhb.govt.nz. or post a copy of your plan to:
Attn : Rae Moore
Advance Care Planning Administration
Adult Community Long Term Conditions Directorate
Lower Ground Floor Building 15
Greenlane Clinical Centre
Private Bag 92189
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142

GPs please also note that a PDF copy of an ACPlan can be attached to a GP e-referral.

Last update: acp@hqsc.govt.nz


Bay of Plenty DHB

Contact:

Advancedcare.planning@bopdhb.govt.nz

Process description:

  1. Email your ACP to & it can be uploaded to your DHB health records. Advancecare.planning@bopdhb.govt.nz
  2. Leave a copy of your plan with your GP it can be uploaded to your DHB health record.
  3. Follow the steps of Manage My Health to upload a copy of your plan & it can added to your DHB records.

Canterbury DHB

Contact:
ACP@cdhb.health.nz
Process description:
Visit your GP practice team to complete section 6 of your advance care plan. Ask to have your plan loaded to the electronic medical record.
Last update: 2/7/2020

Capital & Coast DHB

Contact:
acp@ccdhb.org.nz
Process description:
Visit your general practice team to discuss, finalise and sign your advance care plan. Ask to have your plan saved to your shared care record with your general practice.
You can also email a copy of your ACP to acp@ccdhb.org.nz to go on to your hospital electronic medical record.

Counties Manukau Health

Contact:
AdvanceCarePlanningFacilitator@middlemore.co.nz
Process description:
Once your plan is complete please email to:
AdvanceCarePlanningFacilitator@middlemore.co.nz
With your consent we can load the plan into Whanau Tahi Shared Care (WTSC).
A copy of your loaded plan will be provided and your GP will be notified.
If the GP does not have access to WTSC we will send an electronic copy to your GP by secure email.
  • Ideally ACPlan’s should be loaded into Whanau Tahi Shared Care (WTSC), which will enable your GP and hospital staff to access your ACPlan.
  • Hard copy ACPlan’s can be mailed to ACP team, Ko Awatea Innovation Hub, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640
  • eACPlan’s or scanned ACPlan’s can be emailed to AdvanceCarePlanningFacilitator@middlemore.co.nz
Completed ACPlan’s can be taken to your GP, to be loaded into WTSC (a GP fee may apply).

Hauora Tairāwhiti

Contact:
acp.admin@tdh.org.nz
Process description:
Give a copy of your advance care plan to your family & friends. Also be sure to send/give a copy to your GP.

To have a copy of your plan on your hospital notes please email a copy to acp.admin@tdh.org.nz

Hawke’s Bay DHB

Contact:
TBC
Process description:
Talk to your GP or health professional.

Hutt Valley DHB

Contact:
acp@ccdhb.org.nz
Process description:
Visit your general practice team to discuss, finalise and sign your advance care plan. Ask to have your plan saved to your shared care record with your general practice.
You can also email a copy of your ACP to acp@huttvalleydhb.org.nz to go on to your hospital electronic medical record.

Lakes DHB

Contact:
TBC
Process description:
Visit your GP to finalise and sign your advance care plan. The general practice team will scan your plan to the hospital system.

MidCentral DHB

Contact:
acp@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
Process description:
Talk to your GP Team about reviewing your Advanced Directives and getting your ACP loaded onto their system.
Please keep the original of your ACP and take it with you to health appointments or ED. Remember to keep you ACP up-to-date and share any changes with your GP Team.

Nelson Marlborough DHB

Contact:
acp@marlboroughpho.org.nz
Process description:
Visit your general practice team to finalise and sign your advance care plan. Ask to have your plan loaded to your electronic medical record

Northland DHB

Contact:
acp@northlanddhb.org.nz
Process description:
Maree Sharp
Nurse Coordinator for Advance Care Planning ( ACP )
Phone: 021832614

South Canterbury DHB

Contact:
Phogg@scdhb.health.nz
Sparker@scdhb.health.nz
Process description:
Talk to your GP or health professional.

Southern DHB

Contact:
AdvanceCarePlanning@southerndhb.govt.nz
Process description:
Talk to your GP or Health Care Professional
Visit your general practice team to finalise and sign your advance care plan. Ask to have your plan loaded to your electronic medical record

Taranaki DHB

Contact:
Acp.admin@tdhb.org.nz
Process description:
Email your completed advance care plan to acp.admin@tdhb.org.nz or post to
ACP facilitator
Taranaki Base Hospital
Private Bag 2016
New Plymouth 4342

Waikato DHB

Contact:
admin@tekohaohealth.co.nz
Te Kōhao Health Limited, Kirikiriroa Marae, 951 Wairere Drive |PO Box 7107, Kirikiriroa
Phone: 0800 4 TEKOHAO or 0800 4 8356426.
Process description:
You or your Whanau can self refer, or ask your Kaiawhina (Carer) to contact Te Kohao on your behalf.
Te Kōhao will:
  • Support you, and your whanau (family) with Kanohi ki te Kanohi (face to face) hui, where it suits you and whanau (family) to consider completing an ACP
  • Give each individual as much information and time to think about what is important to you and whanau (family)
  • Check- in bi- annually with you and whanau (family) to ensure everything is still current or if changes need to be made
If you are a Community based organisation, health care professional, Kaiawhina, Volunteer or other:
Te Kōhao will:
  • Provide coaching and mentoring on how to support whanau (family)
  • Provide support so, you may consider completing your own ACP
  • Support communities with Awareness raising of importance of ACP for ones self and their whanau (family)

Wairarapa DHB

Contact:
acp@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz
Process description:
Visit your general practice team to discuss, finalise and sign your advance care plan. Ask to have your plan saved to your shared care record with your general practice. You can also email a copy of your ACP to acp@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz

Waitematā DHB

Contact:

TBC

Process description:

TBC


West Coast DHB

Contacts: 

TBC

Process description:

TBC


Whanganui DHB

Contact:
rcasey@wrhn.org.nz
Process description:
Take a copy to the GP who can then fax/email/or post into the hospital. This will then be uploaded to clinical portal where an alert will be generated.
Those who do not have a GP are able to submit straight to the hospital and can be sent to cleo.berryman@wdhb.org.nz at the DHB.