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Speed critical to a better recovery says stroke survivor

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:12 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

The fact that Barry Anderson is on his way to a full recovery after a major stroke is down to one thing he says, speed of action. “Time is of the essence,” said Barry. “Speed is the most important thing. I’m living proof of that when you ... More >>

Increasing Māori health workforce focus of day-long event

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 1:35 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Around 40 students from seven Tauranga schools have taken part in a day-long event focussed on increasing the Māori workforce in health. More >>

Advance Care Planning Day approaches

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 12:18 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

As Advance Care Planning Day approaches one well-known kuia is encouraging people to start the conversation with their whānau about their plans and wishes. More >>

Health warning lifted for Lake Okaro

Friday, 15 February 2019, 1:21 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Media release | Pānui pāpāho Health warning lifted for Lake Okaro The health warning issued in November for Lake Okaro has now been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Results of water testing by Bay of Plenty Regional Council confirm that ... More >>

Phone your GP day or night for medical advice

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 7:19 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Phone your GP day or night for healthcare advice is the message going out to Western Bay of Plenty residents this Christmas and New Year. More >>

Prestigious fellowship awarded to BOP DHB recipient

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 7:06 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Prestigious fellowship awarded to Bay of Plenty District Health Board recipient for fourth time in six years More >>

Meningococcal advice for Bay of Plenty and Lakes district

Monday, 3 December 2018, 4:30 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

MEDIA RELEASE Meningococcal advice for Bay of Plenty and Lakes district residents There is an outbreak of Meningococcal disease (type W) in Northland. In response, the Ministry of Health has begun rolling out a targeted vaccination programme in ... More >>

Reminder to avoid swimming for 48 hours after heavy rain

Friday, 30 November 2018, 7:04 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

With heavy rain forecast for much of the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts, the local Medical Officer of Health would like to remind the public of the standard public health advice to always avoid swimming in streams, rivers and beaches for 48 hours ... More >>

International recognition for Tauranga Hospital

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 10:15 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

A Tauranga Hospital healthcare initiative has been recognised for its excellence at an international conference held in Australia. More >>

Cold sufferers should visit their GP or a pharmacy

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 4:55 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Cold sufferers should visit their GP or a pharmacy not the Emergency Department says hospital leader More >>

Contingency planning at Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 5:00 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Contingency planning at Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals The Bay of Plenty District Health Board says services at Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals will be reduced to a minimum if the proposed nurses’ strikes go ahead on Thursday 5 July and Thursday ... More >>

Special women thanked for 50 years of volunteering

Friday, 15 June 2018, 9:50 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Two very special women who have been putting smiles on children’s faces for nearly 50 years are being celebrated. More >>

Lack of seatbelt use increasing major trauma risk

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 4:41 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Lack of seatbelt use increasing major trauma risk Over 100 patients were admitted to Bay of Plenty hospitals due to car crash trauma last year at a cost of $1.35 million. As Road Safety Week (May 7-13) is observed it is revealed that 16% of those injured ... More >>

Keep your family healthy this winter

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:23 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Keep your family healthy this winter with a warm and dry home As the weather gets colder help keep your family healthy with a warm and dry home. Homes that are warm, dry, uncrowded and smokefree can help protect you and your family from illnesses ... More >>

Award winning artist gifts painting to hospital

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 7:31 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Award winning artist gifts painting to hospital after heart attack When Tauranga artist Graham Baker started feeling tired and taking regular afternoon naps, he thought it was just a part of getting older. Then pains in his chest that felt like a bad ... More >>

Health scare prompts important conversations

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 3:50 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Health scare prompts important conversations Allan is an average kind of bloke – loves cars, being at the beach and fishing most of all. In November he did something a lot of men his age do. He had a heart attack. There was no dramatic clutching of ... More >>

Innovative procedure trial at hospital

Monday, 5 February 2018, 10:27 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

For most of us swallowing is something we do easily without thinking. But for patients like Mount Maunganui man Brian MacDonald, doing this has required a general anaesthetic and an overnight stay in hospital every couple of months. More >>

Queensland health contingent impressed by Bay healthcare

Friday, 2 February 2018, 2:11 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Queensland healthcare leaders were left “very impressed” following a day-long visit to Tauranga Hospital this week. (Wednesday 31 January) More >>

Caution required using recreational water after heavy rain

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 2:23 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Caution required using recreational water after heavy rain Now that we are all drying out after the heavy rain last week and at the weekend, a cooling dip might seem attractive. However, caution is required as there are potential health risks associated with ... More >>

Keep on your feet with strength and balance classes

Monday, 1 January 2018, 1:05 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Keep on your feet with strength and balance classes Sport Bay Of Plenty has launched a new programme focused on supporting older people to live stronger for longer by reducing the risk of falls and fractures. Keep on your Feet community strength and ... More >>

 

 

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