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Treatment of typhoid patient

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 8:56 am | Auckland District Health Board

Treatment of typhoid patient Auckland DHB Chief Medical Officer Dr Margaret Wilsher says she has reviewed the treatment provided to a female patient who died of typhoid last week in Auckland City Hospital. “I’m saddened for this family’s loss and ... More >>

Child Injury Stats for Asian Children in NZ Released

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:20 am | Auckland District Health Board

Every year 3 children of Asian descent in New Zealand are killed as a result of an unintentional injury. A further 391 Asian children are injured severely enough to be admitted to hospital. That’s at least one child seriously injured every day. ... More >>

Celebrating our nurses and midwives

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:31 pm | Auckland District Health Board

To mark the occasion, the clinical excellence and compassionate care of nurses and midwives were recognised at the DHB’s annual awards ceremony earlier this week. More >>

Placing the wairua back into health conversations

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 11:59 am | Auckland District Health Board

Conversations about death and dying are often difficult and can be even more so if the resources that are available are not suitable for your culture. “We know through literature and research that the discussions around advance care planning (ACP) are ... More >>

Free WiFi for patients and visitors at Auckland DHB

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 10:38 am | Auckland District Health Board

Patients and visitors to Auckland District Health Board (DHB) hospitals can now enjoy free WiFi helping them keep in touch with the outside world during their visit to Auckland City Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre. More >>

Auckland DHB scores 100% in Good Employer review

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 2:56 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Auckland DHB has scored top marks for the second year in a row in an independent review of its compliance against its Good Employer reporting obligations. More >>

Think VTE this World Thrombosis Day

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 4:29 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Haematologists at Auckland DHB are joining global health leaders to raise awareness of one of the world’s most preventable hospital deaths. More >>

High patient numbers at Auckland City Hospital

Friday, 14 August 2015, 9:05 am | Auckland District Health Board

Auckland City Hospital is currently experiencing high numbers of patients in the Emergency Department. This has been due to a number of factors including respiratory-related illnesses. We want to assure all patients who need immediate hospital-based attention ... More >>

Confirmed Measles Case Visits Auckland

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:16 am | Auckland District Health Board

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified that a person now confirmed to be suffering from measles visited central Auckland between 22-24 May. More >>

Patient wellbeing at centre of in-hospital design lab

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 11:11 am | Auckland District Health Board

Child-friendly medical equipment and navigation guides are among the patient-friendly innovations being created at a first-in-kind hospital design centre to improve the experience of staff, patients, families and visitors. More >>

Have a conversation that counts… before it’s too late

Friday, 17 April 2015, 1:37 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Well-known TV household personality, Tammy Wells, is encouraging New Zealanders to start thinking, talking and planning for their future and end-of-life care before it is too late. More >>

Confirmed Case of Measles - Auckland

Friday, 6 March 2015, 5:18 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Passengers on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland have been exposed to measles, advises Auckland Regional Public Health Service. More >>

10 years of Operating Room induction program

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 11:06 am | Auckland District Health Board

Nursing staff at Auckland DHB are celebrating this month after completing the 10th year of a successful Operating Room (OR) education program. More >>

Get a Jump on Trampoline Safety

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 9:33 am | Auckland District Health Board

There’s probably nothing that’s more fun in summer than jumping on a trampoline in the backyard. It’s a great way to encourage kids to exercise and helps them to develop confidence, balance and coordination. More >>

Immunise On Time Every Time to protect your baby

Monday, 8 December 2014, 11:49 am | Auckland District Health Board

Parents and caregivers are being urged to be on time, every time with infant immunisations for the best protection against serious, preventable diseases. Babies should receive scheduled immunisations at age six-weeks, three-months and five-months, vaccinating ... More >>

Patients surveyed on their experience of hospital

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:40 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Auckland DHB is encouraging people to respond to a new survey asking for feedback on their stay in hospital. More >>

Family Violence Intervention Team uses social media

Monday, 24 November 2014, 2:25 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Family Violence Intervention Team uses social media to say “no” to domestic violence Everyone has the right to feel safe at home. Many do not. One in three partnered New Zealand women report having experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner ... More >>

Health Excellence Awards Finalists 2014 announced

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 1:41 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Auckland District Health Board (DHB) is pleased to announce the finalists in the five categories of its Health Excellence Awards 2014. More >>

Auckland DHB achieves all six national Health Targets

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 5:00 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Auckland District Health Board (DHB) is celebrating after achieving all six national Health Targets, proving its dedication and commitment to provide high quality services for patients and their families. More >>

Nurses release more time to care

Friday, 8 August 2014, 12:49 pm | Auckland District Health Board

Nurses have quadrupled the amount of time they spend with patients during a pilot of a world renowned programme at Auckland City Hospital. The Releasing Time to Care (RTC) programme developed for Britain’s NHS empowers nurses to streamline ward ... More >>



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