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Exercise tests multi-agency response to pandemic threat

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 12:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Testing the multi-agency response to a possible pandemic was the scenario enacted during an Emergo Train System (ETS) exercise at Tauranga Hospital. More >>

Organisations join forces to help jobseekers

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 3:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Helping Western Bay residents find and keep jobs while they work through health concerns is the goal behind a new partnership agreement. A Memorandum of Understanding between the Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation (WBoP PHO) and employment ... More >>

Choir ‘gives a little back’ with $1000 donation

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 10:45 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A special choir which helps people find their voices again has made a $1000 donation to a charity close to its heart. More >>

Tauranga Hospital Ward Reopens After Influenza Outbreak

Friday, 3 November 2017, 9:28 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Ward 2A (Kaupapa Ward) at Tauranga Hospital has reopened after an outbreak of influenza earlier this week. More >>

The Brainwave Singers Celebrate Parkinson's Awareness Week

Monday, 30 October 2017, 10:40 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Brainwave Singers is an initiative out of the BOPDHB was launched 7 years ago and has helped many people. The staff member who initiated the Brainwave Singers is Speech and Language Therapist Robin Matthews who is now completing his PhD into the effect ... More >>

Health prominence lifted for Western Bay’s urban development

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:59 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Putting health to the fore when planning new urban developments is a significant outcome of a recently-signed agreement says one regional healthcare leader. More >>

Crafty Occupational Therapy

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 5:02 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

For Whakatāne woman Penny Gatenby craft is her passion. She has a craft room in her home and her hands are key tools. But earlier this year her life was turned upside down when out of the blue she lost feeling in both arms and that soon spread to her ... More >>

Better information gets patients back on their feet faster

Monday, 16 October 2017, 10:34 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Better information for Bay of Plenty patients about what to expect before, during and after total hip or knee replacements is helping them get back on their feet faster. More >>

Patients asked to vote for preferred communication method

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:36 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Patients asked to vote for preferred communication method The main corridor at Tauranga Hospital was turned into a makeshift voting station recently, and it was nothing to do with the General Election. Patients were being asked to vote on their preferred ... More >>

Research to improve speech rehab for stroke patients

Friday, 6 October 2017, 8:49 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tauranga Hospital is one of two New Zealand hospitals taking part in one of the largest Australasian clinical trials designed to improve language rehabilitation for people recovering from stroke. The Very Early Rehabilitation in Speech (VERSE) ... More >>

Protect Yourself From Legionnaires’ Disease

Friday, 29 September 2017, 12:36 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Spring is a popular time to get back in the garden and plant yummy veggies. While gardening at this time of the year is enjoyed by many, it’s also important to keep yourself safe from a potentially serious illness. Compost and potting mix often contain ... More >>

Bikes for short commutes ‘walking the talk’

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 2:59 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Reducing car dependency and ‘walking the talk’ are key reasons behind two new arrivals at a regional healthcare provider. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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