Bay Of Plenty DHB - Latest News [Page 2]

Kai @ the Right Price comes to Opotiki

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 1:45 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

People can now access affordable, quality fruit and vegetable packs from Garden Fresh, Opotiki. Starting from Monday, May 6th, Garden Fresh will take ‘Kai @ the Right Price’ orders from customers throughout the week for pick up on Thursdays. More >>

April Falls Campaign in Tauranga and Whakatane Hospitals

Monday, 8 April 2013, 5:00 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Injury resulting from falls is a common problem that can have serious consequences, ranging from minor wounds through to loss of independence or death. More >>

Toxic shellfish along parts of the Bay of Plenty coast

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 1:07 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Bay of Plenty residents and visitors need to continue to be aware of the risk of paralytic shellfish toxin poisoning. “Levels of toxin found in shellfish along parts of the Bay of Plenty coastline remain high. Shellfish in the affected area ... More >>

YouTube video shows patient undergoing heart treatment

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 10:51 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

A new video lets the public see first-hand what a patient experiences during an innovative heart treatment. The video, currently posted on YouTube, follows heart patient Peter Joyce through his journey of having a Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) performed ... More >>

Huge step towards skilled endoscopy workforce

Monday, 4 February 2013, 11:26 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

A brand new knowledge, skills and competency framework has been developed in a bid to bring consistency to endoscopy nursing throughout the country. More >>

Bay of Plenty Crash Hotspot Identified

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 11:12 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Trauma is a major health burden in New Zealand, as it is around the world. Approximately 2500 New Zealanders die per year as a result of trauma and approximately 25,000 require hospital care for their injuries. Trauma is the leading cause of death between the ... More >>

Whakatane Hospital ranked top among 25 institutions

Friday, 21 December 2012, 3:24 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

The Health Round Table, an independent body set up to look at quality of health care in Australasia, has recently reported outcomes for trauma and orthopaedics. Two of the outcomes measured were the number of days patients stay in hospital after surgery ... More >>

Further paralytic shellfish poisoning cases reported

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 5:15 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

The number of people affected by paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin has increased by seven since Tuesday. In total, 27 people have been poisoned by eating shellfish collected from the Bay of Plenty coastline. More >>

Cutting edge medical treatment trialled at Tauranga Hospital

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 3:01 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Exciting new clinical studies are taking place at Tauranga Hospital, as new treatments are trialled and tested for illnesses such as gout and breast cancer. The Clinical Trials Unit was established three years ago within the Bay of Plenty District Health ... More >>

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Outbreak

Tuesday, 18 December 2012, 12:37 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Outbreak The outbreak of paralytic shellfish poisoning is the worst that has been seen in the Bay of Plenty. Since 12 December 2012, twenty people have been poisoned by eating shellfish collected from the Bay of Plenty shoreline. ... More >>

Arataki Primary School jumps first hurdle towards gold

Thursday, 13 December 2012, 1:43 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Arataki Primary School jumps first hurdle towards gold! Arataki Primary School has become the first school in the Western Bay of Plenty to gain Bronze Accreditation as part of the Health Promoting Schools programme. Health Promoting Schools is a ... More >>

Internationally renowned surgeon operates in Tauranga

Monday, 26 November 2012, 11:36 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Urology surgeon Mr Bruce Blyth has been operating on children with complex paediatric needs in Tauranga Hospital. More >>

Tauranga Urged to save the ED for Emergencies

Monday, 29 October 2012, 10:37 am | Bay Of Plenty DHB

29 October Tauranga Urged to save the ED for Emergencies With the official summer holiday season fast approaching Tauranga Hospital is urging Bay residents to save the ED for genuine medical emergencies. “Summer holidays are traditionally one ... More >>

New hepatitis C initiative launched in the Bay

Tuesday, 9 October 2012, 4:21 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

The Hepatitis Foundation (NZ), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Bay of Plenty DHB, have launched an innovative pilot targeting chronic hepatitis C in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Shellfish toxin warning further extended along coastline

Friday, 5 October 2012, 4:15 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Shellfish toxin warning further extended along coastline Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin warning has been extended eastwards to include Whakatane Heads. The affected area now includes the entire coastline ... More >>

Tauranga residents urged to ‘Take Notice’

Friday, 5 October 2012, 3:43 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Groups across the Bay of Plenty will be holding events next week to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2012. More >>

Important Norovirus Update Tauranga

Monday, 1 October 2012, 4:34 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Tauranga Hospital and staff are taking all possible measures to avoid the further spread of Norovirus – a highly contagious viral gastroenteritis. Norovirus spreads easily from person to person. More >>

Norovirus cases in Tauranga Hospital

Sunday, 30 September 2012, 5:24 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

Four wards at Tauranga Hospital are being closely monitored after a number of patients have contracted Norovirus - a viral gastroenteritis that spreads easily from person to person. The four wards affected are Health in Aging, 2A and 2B and 2C. More >>

Shellfish toxin warning extended along Bay of Plenty coast

Friday, 17 August 2012, 3:13 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

MEDIA RELEASE Shellfish toxin warning extended along Bay of Plenty coastline Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin warning has been extended eastwards along the Bay of Plenty coastline. The affected ... More >>

Paralytic shellfish toxin warning lifted

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 2:45 pm | Bay Of Plenty DHB

MEDIA RELEASE Paralytic shellfish toxin warning lifted for the Coromandel and Bay of Plenty The paralytic shellfish toxin health warning, which has been in place since December last year, has been lifted for the wider Coromandel and Bay of Plenty coastline. ... More >>

   

 

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