Glossary of health terms & acronyms

A glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations used by Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB)​.

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Usage of abbreviations

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Glossary of health terms & acronyms

    KPI (Key Performance Indicator)

    ​Key Performance Indicators are quantifiable measurements, agreed to beforehand, that reflect the critical success factors of an organisation.

    KPP (Knowing the People Planning Project)

    ​The Programme identifies those people with enduring mental illness and tracks their progress against ten elements of recovery from employment status through to use of hospital services.

Page last reviewed: 15 January 2016
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