What we do

The purpose of the Primary Health Dataset Programme (PHDP) Governance Group is to provide oversight and guidance on the work this programme is delivering. 

The Governance Group helps by:

  • sharing knowledge and expertise re the state of primary health sector information
  • reviewing and/or endorsing final reports and recommendations
  • facilitating linkages with related projects and stakeholders from the wider sector
  • keeping other colleagues and leaders informed
  • supporting engagement and communication activities
  • advising on and assist with the management of any associated risks and constraints.

Governance Group members

  • Martin Hefford, Interim Workstream Lead Commissioning and Localities (chair)

  • Justin Butcher, Chief Executive, Pinnacle

  • Richard Medlicott, GP, representing RNZCGP

  • Bryan Betty, Medical Director, The Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

  • Jade Chase, Chief Advisor Pae Ora – Māori Health

  • Geoffrey Thompson, Manager, Māori Health Insights

  • Simon Royal, Independent Advisor Māori Data Sovereignty

  • Allan Moffitt, ProCare, Primary Care Clinical Director

  • Darren Douglass, Group Manager Digital Strategy, and Investment, Data and Digital

  • Kadin Latham, Principal Advisor, Māori Health Authority

  • Stephen Lavery, Programme Co-lead, Programme Manager, Primary Care

  • Tony Cooke, Programme Co-lead, Business Partner for Primary Care, Data and Digital.