The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights (The Code) grants a number of rights to all consumers of health and disability services and places corresponding obligations on providers of those services.
A set of principles recognise the particular needs of children and young people receiving health and disability support services. The principles describe what should be provided when your child or young person receives those services.
There are currently 20 DHBs (District Health Boards) in New Zealand. Each DHB is responsible for providing health and disability services in their district. Together, the 20 DHBs are responsible for providing health and disability services for the people of New Zealand.