Clinical Product Evaluation

Lakes DHB Values: Manaakitanga • Integrity • Accountability


Functions of the Clinical Product role
Items currently on trial
Links/useful documents
Capex process
Link to Renal Satellite Dialysis Unit page


Functions of the Clinical Product Co-ordinator (CPC) position

Capital purchases (capex) – assistance with developing capital purchase proposals.

Single point for medical representatives to enter Lakes DHB, and single point for clinical staff to request information from reps.

Development of a central clinical equipment pool.


Maria Strachan, Clinical Product Co-ordinator is located on B-Floor of Edward Guy Wing, telephone extension is 8859.




Other assistance:

Tracy Te Kiri, Stores ext 7986 – Consumables
Donna Rolleston , Stores ext 7973 – capital items
Julian Ketel, Infection control, ext 8746

Items currently on Trial

Contoura 560 electric high dependency bed – ICU


Product Evaluation Group (PEG) meets 6 weekly, with no meetings in December and January

Members include:

  • Infection control
  • Health and safety
  • Manual handling advisor
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Facilities
  • Asset manager
  • Purchasing

Links: Useful Documents


Protocols which might be useful:

  • Terms of Reference for PEG
  • Trial and consumable protocol

Capex Proposals


Check with your service managers PA, as there may be a number of already written proposals stored in your service.

Forms and templates which might be useful (available via EDMS system):

  • Capex Procedure (EDMS 42521)
  • Asset disposal forms (EDMS 86155)
  • Request for asset number form (EDMS 86158)
  • Capital expenditure front sheet (EDMS 86156)
  • Capex Application (86157)
8/10/2008 3:20 p.m.
Heather Lang