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‘Big Latch On’ event encourages local Mums to breastfeed

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 4:01 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

‘Big Latch On’ event encourages local Mums to breastfeed Breastfeeding mothers across the Bay of Plenty and Lakes region are being encouraged to join thousands of other women from different cultures and backgrounds as they simultaneously breastfeed ... More >>

Tauranga mums urged to join this year’s Big Latch On

Friday, 24 July 2015, 2:43 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Waipu Hauora and Te Kupenga Hauora o Tauranga Moana have organised an event for local mums at Hungahungatoroa Marae, Matapihi, on Friday (July 31) at 10am. More >>

Claims against Whakatāne microbiology service dismissed

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 2:59 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

New Zealand’s leading accreditation agency has dismissed claims against Whakatāne’s microbiology services provider as unscientific and based on “anecdotal” evidence. More >>

Influenza has arrived – immunise now

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 3:48 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Influenza has arrived – immunise now Bay of Plenty residents are being urged to get immunised as the region is hit by the highest influenza rates in the country. General practice consultations for influenza-like illnesses have risen sharply in ... More >>

Toxic shellfish warning area revised

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 3:13 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Regular shellfish monitoring along the coast has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along part of the Bay of Plenty coastline. “There is now no PSP concern from Pukehina eastwards. However, the current warning remains in place from ... More >>

Toxic shellfish warning area revised

Monday, 15 June 2015, 3:17 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Regular shellfish monitoring along the coast has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along the eastern Coromandel Peninsula. “There is now no PSP concern from Waihi Beach northwards. However, the current warning remains in place ... More >>

Māori health gains the aim of newly-launched web monitoring

Friday, 12 June 2015, 11:25 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Māori health gains the aim of newly-launched web monitoring tool A new web-based monitoring tool which seeks to speed up Māori health gains has been launched. The Māori Health Plan Monitoring Tool was officially launched at Tauranga’s ASB Arena ... More >>

National Launch of Māori Health Monitoring Tool

Monday, 8 June 2015, 12:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Monday 8 June, 2015 New national monitoring tool aims to accelerate Māori health improvement More >>

Bay of Plenty patients have shorter waits for operations

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:50 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

ay patients are experiencing shorter waits for operations as the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) continues to exceed its contracted elective surgery volumes. In the first three quarters of the 2014/15 financial year the BOPDHB performed 7,123 ... More >>

Bay of Plenty Beca Project Management Team Shines

Friday, 22 May 2015, 1:47 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Beca’s Whakatane Hospital project management team is the proud recipient of the Project Management Team of the Year Award. The accolade was announced at the 2015 RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) New Zealand awards evening held in ... More >>

Bay of Plenty Paediatrician Awarded Top Honour

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 11:00 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A Bay of Plenty paediatrician says his receipt of a prestigious Australasian award for services to rural medicine is a reflection of teamwork rather than individual accomplishment. More >>

Permanent health warning issued for Kaiate falls and stream

Monday, 18 May 2015, 3:58 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A permanent health warning has been issued by the Medical Officer of Health for Kaiate falls and stream in Welcome Bay. Ongoing water monitoring by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council shows high levels of bacterial contamination at Kaiate falls and stream. ... More >>

Breathe in the fresh, clean air this Smokefree May

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:26 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Breathe in the fresh, clean air this Smokefree May At Fisherman’s Wharf Café in Ohope, the view is picturesque. There’s a quaint old white pier to the left, and yachts moored to the right. Diners sit in the outdoor area and enjoy the beautiful ... More >>

Controlled Purchase Operations bring encouraging results

Monday, 4 May 2015, 12:11 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Controlled Purchase Operations bring encouraging results for Western Bay of Plenty A series of Controlled Purchase Operations (CPOs) recently undertaken on 75 retailers who sell tobacco in the Western Bay of Plenty saw the majority comply, with all but ... More >>

Invitation to past and present Tauranga nurses

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 12:46 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Past and present Tauranga Hospital-trained nurses are invited to celebrate International Nurses Day, on Tuesday 12 May at 2.30pm in the Conference Centre, Ground Floor, Tauranga Hospital. More >>

Globally, a people’s food movement is upon us

Monday, 9 March 2015, 12:40 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A food movement is about communities driving demand for healthy, sustainable and fair food. In cities around the world, we’re seeing more farmers’ markets (a nearly three-fold increase in the last decade), and more young people getting back ... More >>

Breastfeeding Friendly places increase across Bay of Plenty

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 11:29 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Opotiki’s Kapai Kai Café is leading the way in providing a supportive place for breastfeeding mums after becoming the first eatery in the town to achieve Breastfeeding Friendly accreditation from Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service. More >>

Risks of using potting mix or compost

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 10:13 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty and Lakes residents are being reminded of the risks of potting mix and compost when gardening this Labour weekend and into the summer months. More >>

Cervical Screening Awareness Month - prompt for women

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 9:25 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Cervical Screening Awareness Month - prompt for women As part of Cervical Screening Awareness Month during September, Bay of Plenty and Lakes women are being encouraged to check that they are up to date with their regular smears. “A cervical smear ... More >>

Free flu immunisation ends soon

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 4:26 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

New Zealanders eligible for free influenza immunisation have only a short time left to be vaccinated before the Government-subsidised campaign ends for this year on August 31. Medical Officer of Health Jim Miller says our influenza season seems to ... More >>

 

 

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