Kōrero - Communication and engagement

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This section covers how we connect with our people in solving problems to improve our organisations and providing them with the information they need to thrive in their jobs.  

Engagement resources

Connecting with our people helps to identify the opportunities and challenges for our organisations to develop and to be better for New Zealanders. Tools such as engagement surveys provide our people with opportunities to tell us about their experience of working in our organisations. Effective engagement leads to healthy and productive workplaces. Here you will find a sharing of ideas on how to engage effectively.

Team Planning Guide - Improving peoples' experience at work

Date added 23/03/2018
Author: Auckland DHB

This ADHB Guide puts an emphasis on team-based evaluation and review of the workplace experience/wellbeing, to help identify the areas the team can work on together to improve the environment.


Values Informed Practice

Date added 28/03/2018
Author: Te Pou

Values informed practice is about recognising people’s values and understanding how to work with them. The ultimate aim is to enable better ways of working and better outcomes for people accessing services, their whānau - and for people working in services.

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Your Health Counts - Message from the Executive Director Maori and Pacific Health

Date added 29/03/2018
Author: Canterbury DHB

Video message from the Executive Director Maori and Pacific Health at Canterbury DHB.

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Pulse Magazine - Taranaki DHB

Date added 05/04/2018

Sharing news and events, and celebrating the successes of our people at work and in the community.

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Road map to improving health and wellbeing

Date added 12/04/2018
Author: UK National Health Service

A successful health and wellbeing programme cannot be done as a quick fix, it requires engagement, time and commitment. The NHS website is structured into key sections to support employers through their wellbeing journey - this includes a roadmap video in the link below setting out the key factors for this programme.

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Communication resources

Communication tools and social media give us the direct means to inform people about the issues that are important to them, to highlight our leaders and bright achievers, share the successes of our organisations and to hear what they have to say to us. Below are a range of resources that organisations are currently using that might also work well in your organisation.

CEO Update

Date added 29/03/2018
Author: Canterbury DHB

The regular communications article from the CEO to engage with staff around the going ons and important issues at the DHB.

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