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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 >>

Keeping babies safe over the holiday season

Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 2:09 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Keeping babies safe over the holiday season Safe sleep for babies During the holiday season, families are more likely to be on the move. It is important that those with babies always have a safe place for baby to sleep. Make every sleep for baby a safe ... More >>

Phone your GP day or night for medical advice

Friday, 22 December 2017, 1:08 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

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

Christmas hamper cheer for Tauranga Hospital patients

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 3:13 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

150 Tauranga Hospital patients have received a surprise Christmas boost with the gift of a hamper. More >>

Stroke service expansion means faster treatment for patients

Monday, 30 October 2017, 4:58 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Stroke service expansion means faster treatment for patients More patients at risk of having a stroke are getting faster treatment through an expansion to Tauranga Hospital’s Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) Clinic. A ‘mini stroke’ or TIA ... More >>

Volunteering meaningful and rewarding

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 4:32 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Volunteering meaningful and rewarding “I wanted to do something meaningful with my time and helping others has given me that and more,” says mother-of-two, and volunteer, Lynne Riddle. Lynne has been volunteering at Tauranga Hospital’s Ward ... More >>

Keep babies cool and safe this summer

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 11:07 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

As summer heats up parents should pay special attention to their baby’s needs to prevent overheating and dehydration says a midwife and lactation expert. More >>

Toxic shellfish poisoning strikes the Bay again

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 1:09 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

In the past 24 hours, reports of six people suffering from toxic shellfish poisoning have been received by the Medical Officer of Health. Each person affected had eaten shellfish collected from the coastline which has a current health warning. More >>

Measles alert in Rotorua

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 3:36 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service (Toi Te Ora) advises that people who visited the following locations on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 April 2014 may have been exposed to measles: Skyline Gondola ride between 11am and 2.15pm on 19 April 2014 • Skyline ... More >>

Tauranga Hospital Implements International Care Programme

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 3:09 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Tauranga Hospital nurses are spending thousands more hours on direct patient care after becoming New Zealand’s first hospital to fully implement an internationally-acclaimed productivity and care improvement programme. More >>

Push to stop sore throats hurting hearts

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 1:23 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Listen out for a hard hitting message from New Zealand kids to their parents and caregivers. Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service will be spreading the children’s message on local radio and newspapers throughout the Bay of Plenty from April to ... More >>

 

 

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