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Tauranga Hospital Celebrates Centenary

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 11:39 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tauranga Hospital is 100 years old today. BOPDHB Chief Executive Officer Phil Cammish said the historic event was an opportunity to reflect on 100 years of innovation and excellence and look forward to an even brighter future. When the Inspector-General ... More >>

International acclaim for EBoP integrated community service

Sunday, 16 February 2014, 2:19 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Made possible by Minister Tony Ryall’s Better Sooner More Convenient initiative, the Te Whiringa Ora/Care Connections (TWO) service has been internationally recognised as an innovative integrated community service that engages clients and connects providers. ... More >>

Road traffic crashes within the Bay of Plenty region

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 10:03 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Trauma remains a major health burden in the Bay of Plenty with over 1500 trauma related admissions to BOP hospitals seen in 2013. The injuries incurred can be devastating and life-changing. Ten per cent of these admissions have directly resulted in death ... More >>

Summer Students Help Progress Medical Research

Friday, 17 January 2014, 12:00 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Eight summer students are providing invaluable support to important medical research projects across the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Help Us Celebrate Tauranga Hospital’s Centenary

Friday, 10 January 2014, 4:09 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Memories, anecdotes, family stories and photographs are being sought to help tell the story of Tauranga Hospital’s first 100 years. On 6 March 2014, the hospital will celebrate its centenary and Bay of Plenty District Health Board CEO Phil Cammish ... More >>

Emergency Departments determined to reduce harm from alcohol

Friday, 20 December 2013, 4:23 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Excessive alcohol consumption causes immense harm to adults and children resulting in increasing presentations at emergency departments. But current data available from emergency department grossly underestimates the extent of the problem as most ... More >>

Health warning issued for Sullivan Lake in Whakatane

Friday, 29 November 2013, 12:19 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A health warning has been issued for Sullivan Lake in Whakatane as routine water test results have found blooms of blue-green algae which can be toxic. More >>

BoP Health Board First DHB to Claim National Award

Friday, 29 November 2013, 12:09 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay Of Plenty District Health Board has become the first DHB to be recognised at New Zealand’s toughest and most prestigious performance excellence awards. More >>

Benefits of Rural Life Revealed

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 3:02 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Encouraging the next generation of rural health professionals is the goal of a ground-breaking project being run in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. More >>

Inspirational Programme Changing Lives

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 10:49 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A project helping budding entrepreneurs with mental and physical disabilities launch businesses has won a major regional award. More >>

Shellfish toxin warning extended along Bay of Plenty coast

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:51 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

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

Board Promotes Campaign to Reduce Surgical Infection

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 3:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is helping drive forward progress made by a national campaign to reduce harm caused by surgical infections. More >>

Protect yourself from Legionnaires’ disease while gardening

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 4:08 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

If you enjoy gardening, help keep yourself safe from a potentially serious illness. Compost, potting mix and garden soils often contain the bacteria which cause legionellosis – also known as Legionnaires’ disease. Infection can occur when dust from compost ... More >>

High levels of toxin found in shellfish along Bay of Plenty

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 12:33 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

High levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin have been found in shellfish during routine marine biotoxin monitoring in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Telehealth Represents the Future of New Zealand Healthcare

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 11:06 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Doctor-patient consultations via video link are the future of healthcare and an answer to serving remote communities says a New Zealand medical leader. More >>

Better health for Māori

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 7:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) has won the 2013 Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ) Award for Crown-Māori Relationships. More >>

Donate for Bay of Plenty kids

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 11:10 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

This week marks the launch of the Annual Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal, a nationwide fundraising campaign. More >>

Good news for Bay of Plenty cancer patients

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 1:13 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty cancer patients will no longer have to travel for their radiotherapy as more cancer treatments become available in Tauranga towards the end of 2014. More >>

BOP DHB response to Health Targets

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 3:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Minister of Health’s Health Targets for quarter three 2012/13 have been released and show that the Bay of Plenty District Health Board continues to make gains. More >>

Health staff images used in hand hygiene campaign

Friday, 3 May 2013, 4:20 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Over the next month, the Bay of Plenty District Health Board is putting visual emphasis on how hospital staff can stop the spread of infection by practicing good hand hygiene. More >>

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