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Candidates sought for a study to improve lung treatment

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 4:02 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Clinicians at the Auckland District Health Board’s Department of Respiratory Medicine are recruiting participants in a study to improve lung treatment for elderly patients and build a computer model of an ageing lung. More >>

Auckland DHB clinical researchers awarded $2.7m

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 3:32 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Researchers at the Auckland DHB have received $2.7 million of funding this week in the latest Health Research Council funding round for a range of groundbreaking projects. More >>

Hands up for hygiene

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 10:45 am | Auckland District Health Board

A national workshop is being held in Wellington over the next two days (12 and 13 June) focusing on best practice and the latest information about hand hygiene in hospitals for staff representing the country’s District Health Boards and private ... More >>

Staying safe and healthy this summer

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 10:59 am | Auckland District Health Board

With summer holidays around the corner, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is urging Auckland residents to take steps to reduce the risks that come with the warmer months. More >>

Early Transition of Clinical Pathology Services

Monday, 2 September 2013, 3:12 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Labtests Auckland Ltd has purchased Diagnostic MedLab’s (DML) clinical pathology and collection service operations. More >>

ADHB removes gloves in fight against rheumatic fever

Friday, 31 May 2013, 9:15 am | Auckland District Health Board

More than 4000 primary and secondary-aged students across 16 central Auckland schools will soon take part in a programme that aims to reduce the rates of rheumatic fever in the city’s most vulnerable communities. More >>

Sale of New Apartment to Provide Rare Gift to Starship

Thursday, 21 March 2013, 11:05 am | Auckland District Health Board

It is rare for a charity to be gifted a property by a living donor. However, more than $300,000 was today pledged to the Starship Foundation, and will be funded from the sale of an apartment in a newly renovated complex currently being built in Manukau, ... More >>

Be aware of health risks in hot weather

Wednesday, 30 January 2013, 2:19 pm | Auckland District Health Board

With warm temperatures accompanied by high humidity, it’s timely to remind Aucklanders to protect themselves from the effects of heat. More >>

Legionella outbreak is over

Wednesday, 11 July 2012, 1:38 pm | Auckland District Health Board

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 July, 2012 Legionella outbreak is over Legionella pneumophila (Lp1) notifications in the Auckland region have returned to the normal background rate of 0-2 per month with only two confirmed cases in the last 78 days, ... More >>

Nursing Shortages at Auckland DHB

Sunday, 3 June 2012, 10:25 am | Auckland District Health Board

A New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) survey of members working at Auckland DHB has shown shortages of over 120 registered nurse positions, 48 alone at Starship Children’s Hospital. More >>

Passengers on flight NZ90 from Tokyo to Auckland cleared

Monday, 13 February 2012, 7:52 pm | Auckland District Health Board

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, 13 February 2012 Passengers on flight NZ90 from Tokyo to Auckland cleared to leave Auckland airport earlier today Air New Zealand Flight NZ90 from Toyko arrived at Auckland Airport at 9.21am this morning ... More >>

Rise in Whooping Cough Prompts Urgent Vaccination Reminder

Wednesday, 21 December 2011, 4:56 pm | Auckland District Health Board

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service is recommending that all parents check their children are fully immunised against whooping cough, also known as pertussis. More >>

Meningococcal C Vaccination Programme – Time is running out

Friday, 25 November 2011, 1:39 pm | Auckland District Health Board

The FREE Meningococcal C Vaccination Programme is entering its final push – with 25,000 Northlanders aged 12months to 20 years having taken advantage of the FREE vaccination. This programme will end in just over three weeks, on Friday, December ... More >>

Incorrect car seat installation putting Kiwi kids in danger

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 12:58 pm | Auckland District Health Board

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – November 16, 2011. Many New Zealand parents are incorrectly using child car restraints—and are unknowingly putting their children at risk in the event of a road crash. More >>

New Home Dialysis Unit at Greenlane

Thursday, 27 October 2011, 3:39 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Aucklanders living with or facing kidney disease are now able to undertake dialysis education in a more comfortable and homely environment. This is thanks to the new Home Dialysis Unit based at Greenlane Clinical Centre that was officially opened ... More >>

Public lecture on advances in child cancer treatment

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 2:02 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Leading international child cancer experts Professor Mike Stevens and Professor Tim Eden will be giving a public lecture this Saturday 29th October as part of the annual SIOP (International Society of Paediatric Oncology) conference being held in Auckland ... More >>

Measles: Important Notice

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 4:40 pm | Auckland District Health Board

More domestic airline passengers have been exposed to measles as an outbreak of the disease in the Auckland region continues to spread. The Auckland Regional Public Health Service advises a passenger with measles travelled by air between Auckland ... More >>

Measles Statistics Weekly Update #7

Monday, 22 August 2011, 3:22 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Dr Richard Hoskins, Medical Officer of Health says “Although the number of new cases has been lower for the last two weeks this does not necessarily indicate the outbreak is nearly over. Though we are cautiously optimistic that the worst of the ... More >>

Measles Statistics Weekly Update #6

Monday, 15 August 2011, 3:42 pm | Auckland District Health Board

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service can confirm: • 108 confirmed cases of measles in the Auckland region as of this morning • Three contacts are in quarantine • Seven cases have required hospitalisation during this outbreak • Most cases ... More >>

Measles Statistics Weekly Update #5

Monday, 8 August 2011, 3:53 pm | Auckland District Health Board

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service can confirm: • 104 confirmed cases of measles in the Auckland region as of this morning • Six contacts are in quarantine • Seven cases have required hospitalisation during this outbreak • Most cases ... More >>

 

 

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