We are delighted that you have expressed an interest in a study tour at Ko Awatea, part of Counties Manukau District Health Board. We host study tours to help other organisations get direct experience of Ko Awatea’s capability in innovation and improvement in health and the social sector.
We welcome requests for study tours from organisations throughout New Zealand and from around the world. Where we are confident we can assist, we will design and host your study tour free of charge. Visitors are expected to pay for their own travel and accommodation for the duration of their visit.
Because a study tour will involve aligning a number of people across our organisation, we typically request a minimum of four weeks’ notice to put together a tour.
Ko Awatea has a single guiding vision; to be a hub of education, improvement and innovation that support health systems and public services locally, nationally and internationally.
Embedded within Counties Manukau Health, one of New Zealand’s best performing district health boards and serving a hugely challenged yet culturally rich population, Ko Awatea employs over 150 healthcare professionals, data analysts, research specialists, improvement advisors and other experts who lead quality improvement projects that reflect a whole-of-system approach to improving the health and wellbeing of our population, now and for the future.
Combining the expertise of our internal staff with that of leading worldwide specialists, we build capability within teams to facilitate practical, sustainable system transformation projects, underpinned by proven methodological approaches. We provide operational expertise to lead change on a national and international scale, working collaboratively with external partners to improve care across the health, education and social sectors.
At Ko Awatea, we believe that collaboration will help us to deliver system-wide health improvement. Collaboration through joint ventures, partnerships and consultation is crucial to our approach as an improvement and innovation resource.
We look forward to welcoming you to Ko Awatea.
General Manager, Ko Awatea
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