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Referrals & Resources

The BOPDHB is funded by ACC to provide acute care to patients presenting with injuries as a result of an accident.

The BOPDHB also holds a number of contracts to provide other services including elective surgery, allied health and district nursing. The DHB’s District Nursing Service welcome your referrals.

When referring ACC patients to the DHB please ensure the ACC claim number is included on the referral.


ACC has updated cervical disc replacement protocol (protocol that needs to be followed), The Lumbar spine consideration factors , The Wrist and Hand consideration factors and has new cover guidance for surgical mesh injuries.

Other consideration factor documents that may be of interest include: