Bay of Plenty District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

BOPDHB takes proactive actions to provide better care

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 3:57 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is constantly looking at ways that we can improve the services and care we provide to our patients and community, from the very young to the aged. More >>

Local Schools Tap in to Water

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 9:31 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

“Water is our drink of choice. Drink sachets, fizzy drinks and caffeine-based drinks are not welcome here.” That’s the call from Allandale School Principal, Drew Manning, one of many local principals taking steps to remove sugary drinks from their ... More >>

Take care of your child’s cough this winter

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10:02 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Winter has arrived and along with it the sound of coughs. Coughing is common in children, especially when they are preschool age, and is usually shortlived. However some coughs can be a sign of an infection. More >>

Health targets success repeated in Bay

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 1:42 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Repeated success has been a key feature of this quarter’s health target results in the Bay of Plenty. Of the Ministry of Health’s six quarterly targets the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) has exceeded three and was 3% from achieving ... More >>

Ceremony reaffirms partnership promoting Māori health

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 2:47 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A longstanding partnership promoting Māori health across the Bay of Plenty has been reaffirmed in an official ceremony. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining the continuing spirit of the relationship between the Bay of Plenty District Health ... More >>

Tauranga Nurse Wins National Award

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 10:17 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Registered Nurse Leigh Youngman picked up the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for Leadership award yesterday (Wednesday 3rd) for a patient-focussed quality improvement initiative. More >>

Health warning lifted for both Lake Rotoehu and Lake Okaro

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:04 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The health warnings issued in November for Lake Rotoehu and in December for Lake Okaro have now been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. More >>

Eastern Bay of Plenty State of Emergency Health information

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:00 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The following information from the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) relates to health service access in the Eastern Bay of Plenty over the Easter period. More >>

Edgecumbe evacuees - Pepi-Pods for babies

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:14 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Twenty Pepi-Pods are being made available in the Eastern Bay for Edgecumbe families unable to return to their homes and who need a safe space for their babies to sleep. More >>

Having That Conversation That Counts

Monday, 3 April 2017, 4:51 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

One healthcare professional is walking the talk of her new role as she engages in a ‘conversation that counts’ with her ageing mum. More >>

April Falls a timely reminder of need to prevent falls

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:30 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

April marks the start of the annual April Falls campaign, which is being promoted by the Health Quality & Safety Commission, district health boards and other providers of health services for our older people. More >>

Campaign focusses on leading cause of harm to elderly

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:28 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A month-long campaign is focussing on the leading cause of injury and incapacitation to the elderly. More >>

1000 Heart Procedures Completed by World-class Unit

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:00 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A cardiac services team is celebrating completing its one-thousandth procedure meaning care closer to home for Bay patients. More >>

Whooping cough: Mum gets immunised

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 10:56 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

With three children and one on the way, getting the free whooping cough booster vaccination was a no-brainer for Tauranga mum Jamie-Lee MacInnes. “I’ve got two pre-schoolers to run around after, life’s busy. The last thing I need is having ... More >>

Youth drugs service reports no rise in methamphetamine use

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 9:11 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The largest youth drugs service in the Bay of Plenty says it has seen no rise in referrals for methamphetamine use in recent months. More >>

Bold Plan to Deliver Increase in Surveillance Colonoscopies

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:26 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bold Plan to Deliver Increase in Surveillance Colonoscopies An ambitious plan aims to raise the number of publicly-funded surveillance colonoscopies performed in the Bay by more than 50% in the coming year. “We currently deliver around 200 colonoscopies ... More >>

Online Health Hub Launched to Celebrate Hapū Health

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10:15 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The health of whānau and hapū was celebrated at Te Mānuka Tūtahi Marae in Whakatāne on Friday 24th February, as Toi Te Ora - Public Health Service, along with many collaborative partners, launched a one of a kind online Māori health hub to local whānau, hapū ... More >>

Two Firsts in Bay of Plenty Health Target Success

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 3:01 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Improving performance and two firsts are the story of this quarter’s health target results in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Smoking Health Target Success in Bay of Plenty

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 9:59 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Over 26,000 Bay of Plenty smokers have been given help to quit during the past 15 months as a major health target is met for the first time. More >>

Rise in whooping cough; up-to-date immunisations

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 3:10 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Whooping cough notifications rose across the Bay of Plenty last year, and already in 2017 we have seen small children admitted to hospital. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL