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Crutches amnesty issued at Tauranga Hospital

Monday, 11 February 2019, 9:28 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tauranga Hospital is running a crutches amnesty after spending $500 a week replacing those not returned by patients. More >>

Student mentors recognised with awards

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:57 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Those who teach and guide the next generation of healthcare professionals have been recognised for their hard work and dedication. More >>

Faster treatment, shorter stays Emergency Department goal

Friday, 11 January 2019, 4:23 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tailoring patients to the most appropriate health professionals in the timeliest way is the thought-process behind a successful Whakatāne Hospital Emergency Department (ED) project. More >>

Have yourself a ‘mindful eating’ Christmas

Friday, 21 December 2018, 10:46 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation dietitian Hannah Keddell says if you focus on “mindful eating”, you needn’t feel guilty about enjoying Christmas treats. More >>

Prepare in advance to avoid unnecessary summer GP visits

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 5:12 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Prepare in advance is the message going out to the Eastern Bay of Plenty residents this Christmas and New Year. More >>

Tooth-conscious toddlers to win oral health challenge

Monday, 17 December 2018, 3:08 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tooth-conscious toddlers ‘Whakārohia te Māngai, Whakārohia te Hauora’ to win oral health challenge More >>

Dramatic improvement in tamariki health indicator

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9:55 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Manaakitanga, determination and teamwork are behind the dramatic improvement of a Māori health indicator which has led to a national target being met for the first time, says the head of BOPDHB Māori Health Gains and Development. More >>

Tauranga Pharmacist in winning team at World Congress

Friday, 9 November 2018, 11:15 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Developing a care plan to a tight deadline alongside three teammates with English as their second language was one of the challenges a young Tauranga pharmacist overcame to triumph at an international event. More >>

Former summer student at forefront of Breast Cancer research

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 9:03 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Four years ago Tauranga raised Olivia Burn was one of the first science students selected for the Bay of Plenty District Health Board Clinical School’s Summer Studentship programme. Today she’s part of a Malaghan Institute of Medical Research team that ... More >>

5210 – The Healthy Way to Go

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 8:36 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tamariki across the Bay of Plenty are being given a head start on healthy habits thanks to a brand new range of health resources given at their routine B4 School Check. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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