Bay of Plenty DHB

Below you can see what progress the DHB has made in supporting Safer Hours (or lack thereof); how many rosters need to change and the number of resident doctors affected.


Total resident doctors employed – 162

Total resident doctors working on affected rosters – 93

• Total rosters affected – 7
• Number of rosters not fixed at all – 2

  • Number of rosters fixed – 0
  • Rosters partially fixed (in these departments) – 5
    •  General Medical (Tauranga)
    •  Surgical (House Officers, Tauranga)
    •  Paediatrics (Tauranga)
    •  O&G (Tauranga)
  • Rosters not fixed at all – 2
    • Surgical (Registrars, Tauranga)
    • Ward doctors (Whakatane)

Number of resident doctors required for safer rosters – 6.4

Email your DHBs CEO, Minister of Health, Associate Minister of Health and your local MPs asking them to move towards Safer Hours.

Minister of Health: Jonathan Coleman –

Associate Minister of Health: Sam Lotu-Iiga –


Helen Mason –


Bay of Plenty: Todd Muller –

Tauranga: Simon Bridges –

Waiariki: Te Ururoa Flavell –