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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 >>

Water fluoridation means 40% less tooth decay

Monday, 28 July 2014, 2:54 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Water fluoridation means 40% less tooth decay With water fluoridation in the news recently, Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service wants to ensure that Rotorua residents have reliable and credible information on water fluoridation. “Everyone benefits ... More >>

World Breastfeeding Week in the Bay

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 1:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week will see mothers and their babies across the Bay of Plenty gather for the Big Latch On events to help raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding. Toi Te Ora - Public Health Service recommends that mothers exclusively ... More >>

Woman Saved from Fire - Media Comment

Monday, 7 July 2014, 5:02 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The 77-year-old Papamoa woman who was saved from a house fire by a policeman (story below refers) over the weekend has issued a media statement. More >>

Radiotherapy cancer treatment one step closer for BoP

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 1:56 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Radiotherapy cancer treatment will come one step closer for Bay of Plenty patients when the new Kathleen Kilgour Cancer Centre (KKC) receives two state-of-the-art linear accelerators on Saturday 31 May. More >>

Anti-Smoking Stance Key to Lifelong Success

Friday, 23 May 2014, 11:48 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Anti-Smoking Stance Key to Lifelong Success A father’s advice to his son enabled him to travel the world playing rugby and to embark on a successful media career. So says former Maori All Black and television presenter Matua Parkinson in the lead-up ... More >>

First NZ patient to receive breakthrough heart device

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 3:17 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Clinicians based at Tauranga Hospital are amongst the first international experts to implant breakthrough technology which helps to prevent sudden cardiac death in those at risk, without denying access to fullbody MRI scanning in the future. ... More >>

Health warnings lifted for Lake Rotoehu and Lake Rotoiti

Friday, 2 May 2014, 12:03 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Health warnings lifted for Lake Rotoehu and Lake Rotoiti The algal bloom health warnings previously issued for Lake Rotoehu and for Okawa Bay and Okere Arm on Lake Rotoiti have been lifted. Medical Officer of Health, Dr Neil de Wet says “results ... More >>

Tauranga Hospital Celebrates Centenary

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 11:39 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Tauranga Hospital is 100 years old today. BOPDHB Chief Executive Officer Phil Cammish said the historic event was an opportunity to reflect on 100 years of innovation and excellence and look forward to an even brighter future. When the Inspector-General ... More >>

International acclaim for EBoP integrated community service

Sunday, 16 February 2014, 2:19 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Made possible by Minister Tony Ryall’s Better Sooner More Convenient initiative, the Te Whiringa Ora/Care Connections (TWO) service has been internationally recognised as an innovative integrated community service that engages clients and connects providers. ... More >>

 

 

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