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Actions for 'Outcome: Happy and healthy'

Ngā mahi mā 'Hua: Kia hari, kia hauora hoki'

We are prioritising work to improve youth mental wellbeing, the maternity system, and support in the early years.

Action focus areas

Improve maternity and early years support

  • Redesign maternity services through the five-year Maternity Whole of System Action Plan
  • Review of the Well Child Tamariki Ora programme
  • Intensive parenting support: expanding the Pregnancy and Parenting Service

Find out more detail about these actions

Inspire active, healthy and creative children and young people

  • Healthy Active Learning programme
  • Extend and enhance nurses in secondary schools (School-Based Health Services)
  • Delivery of Strategy for Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation
  • Creatives in Schools programme

Find out more detail about these actions

Increase support for mental wellbeing

  • Expand access and choice of primary mental health and addiction support
  • Improve forensic mental health services for young people
  • Develop a suicide prevention strategy
  • Promote wellbeing in primary and intermediate schools.

Find out more detail about these actions

Indicators for 'Outcome: Happy and healthy'

Indicators are used to measure progress on outcomes - for this outcome, the indicators are:

  • Prenatal care
  • Prenatal exposure to toxins
  • Subjective health status
  • Preventable admissions to hospital
  • Mental wellbeing
  • Self-harm and suicide

You can learn more about these measures on the Indicators page.

Last updated: 
Thursday, 29 August 2019