What we do

The Northern Regional Alliance Ltd (NRA previously Northern DHB Support Agency/NDSA and NoRTH) is a shared services agency joint venture owned by the three Auckland Metro DHBs (Auckland, Counties Manukau and Waitemata) in their roles as health and disability service funders, for areas of service provision identified as benefiting from a regional solution. We also provide services to Northland DHB as a client.

Our key result areas are to:

  1. Lead and support regional collaboration and regional initiatives
  2. Build and ensure the effective functioning of clinical networks and regional services
  3. Provide high quality decision support services for its client DHBs
  4. Provide economies of scope and scale on contracting for, and monitoring of, health services provision
  5. Maintain its core capability
  6. Build and maintain the confidence of its stakeholder

Page last updated: May 2013