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Nurse-led cardiac procedure first in Australasia

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:32 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

An award-winning Australasian first at Tauranga Hospital is seeing faster access for patients needing long-term heart monitors implanted. More >>

Whakatāne Hospital top choice for first year doctors

Friday, 12 October 2018, 9:22 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Whakatāne Hospital has been rated New Zealand’s most preferred hospital for first year doctors. More >>

Te Kaha GP’s work with trainee doctors recognised

Friday, 5 October 2018, 9:49 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

An Eastern Bay GP who goes above and beyond to train the next generation of doctors has been recognised with a prestigious award. More >>

Online gaming: what’s the fuss?

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:45 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Concerns over the addictive nature of online gaming and its effects will be addressed by a national expert at a free event in Tauranga. More >>

Time to change tack on how we view ageing

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 10:15 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Lower birth rates and lower death rates are resulting in our population becoming increasingly older in number and in age. More people are living in their nineties and reaching over 100 years. More >>

Health leaders praise hardworking staff

Friday, 31 August 2018, 8:41 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Five out of six health targets have been met by the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) in the latest figures revealed by the Ministry of Health. More >>

Final prize winners announced as Travel Plan Survey closes

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 12:04 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Nearly 1600 people have completed a survey looking at travel solutions around the Bay’s two hospital sites. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Travel Plan Survey ran for three weeks and a total of 1581 people completed it. Of these, ... More >>

Win an e-bike for a week and help tackle traffic jams

Monday, 30 July 2018, 3:15 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Want to help tackle traffic? Want to do your bit for the environment? Want to win great prizes? You can do the lot in less than 10 minutes. More >>

Tauranga and Whakatane hospital staff praised

Friday, 13 July 2018, 9:05 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Staff at Tauranga and Whakatane hospitals have been praised for their response to the 24-hour NZNO strike which ended this morning. More >>

Contingency planning at Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 12:46 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board says services at Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals will be reduced to a minimum for the nurses’ strike on Thursday (12 July). More >>

Introducing the new Bay of Plenty Health Consumer Council

Monday, 9 July 2018, 3:49 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Eleven people have been selected to the newly established Bay of Plenty Health Consumer Council (BOPHCC). More >>

Community pharmacy service convenient and speedy

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 11:56 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Convenience, speed and accessibility mean people are increasingly looking to their local pharmacies for services they may have traditionally accessed through their GP. More >>

Enrol your children to give them the best start in life

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 11:20 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

As a parent do you want to give your child the best start in life? More >>

National dance company supports ‘get moving’ initiative

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 4:33 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Hospital patients have been treated to a performance from a national dance company as part of a month-long initiative to get people moving. More >>

BOP tops quit smoking rate in NZ

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:18 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty’s free Stop Smoking Support service, Hāpainga remains top of the country for its successful quit smoking rate. More >>

Midweek worst time for workplace accidents

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 10:26 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

We may not like Mondays and we may be a bit distracted on Fridays, but in fact the statistics show Bay of Plenty people are more likely to present to hospital with a workplace injury in the middle of the week. More >>

War on tooth decay in the Bay

Friday, 30 March 2018, 12:55 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Free dental care was provided in the Eastern Bay township of Taneatua recently in a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) exercise with the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) and Tuhoe iwi. More >>

Celebration for Bay Man Who Supported Many without a Voice

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 10:44 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A special birthday celebration was held at Tauranga Hospital recently marking the 90th birthday of local man Brian Albrecht and honouring his many years as a volunteer supporting people who’ve lost their voice. More >>

Health Warnings Lifted for Lake Ohakuri and Lake Maraetai

Friday, 23 March 2018, 10:44 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The health warnings issued earlier this month for Lake Ohakuri and Lake Maraetai have now been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. More >>

Otumoetai pilot frontline mental health in school

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 2:57 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Otumoetai students have access to specialist mental health support at school as part of a health funded pilot focused on building children’s resilience and general wellbeing. More >>

 

 

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