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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 >>

Road traffic crashes within the Bay of Plenty region

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 10:03 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Trauma remains a major health burden in the Bay of Plenty with over 1500 trauma related admissions to BOP hospitals seen in 2013. The injuries incurred can be devastating and life-changing. Ten per cent of these admissions have directly resulted in death ... More >>

Summer Students Help Progress Medical Research

Friday, 17 January 2014, 12:00 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Eight summer students are providing invaluable support to important medical research projects across the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Help Us Celebrate Tauranga Hospital’s Centenary

Friday, 10 January 2014, 4:09 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Memories, anecdotes, family stories and photographs are being sought to help tell the story of Tauranga Hospital’s first 100 years. On 6 March 2014, the hospital will celebrate its centenary and Bay of Plenty District Health Board CEO Phil Cammish ... More >>

Emergency Departments determined to reduce harm from alcohol

Friday, 20 December 2013, 4:23 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Excessive alcohol consumption causes immense harm to adults and children resulting in increasing presentations at emergency departments. But current data available from emergency department grossly underestimates the extent of the problem as most ... More >>

Health warning issued for Sullivan Lake in Whakatane

Friday, 29 November 2013, 12:19 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A health warning has been issued for Sullivan Lake in Whakatane as routine water test results have found blooms of blue-green algae which can be toxic. More >>

BoP Health Board First DHB to Claim National Award

Friday, 29 November 2013, 12:09 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay Of Plenty District Health Board has become the first DHB to be recognised at New Zealand’s toughest and most prestigious performance excellence awards. More >>

Benefits of Rural Life Revealed

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 3:02 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Encouraging the next generation of rural health professionals is the goal of a ground-breaking project being run in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. More >>

Inspirational Programme Changing Lives

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 10:49 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A project helping budding entrepreneurs with mental and physical disabilities launch businesses has won a major regional award. More >>

Shellfish toxin warning extended along Bay of Plenty coast

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:51 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) warning has been extended eastwards along the Bay of Plenty coastline. More >>

Board Promotes Campaign to Reduce Surgical Infection

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 3:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is helping drive forward progress made by a national campaign to reduce harm caused by surgical infections. More >>

Protect yourself from Legionnaires’ disease while gardening

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 4:08 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

If you enjoy gardening, help keep yourself safe from a potentially serious illness. Compost, potting mix and garden soils often contain the bacteria which cause legionellosis – also known as Legionnaires’ disease. Infection can occur when dust from compost ... More >>

High levels of toxin found in shellfish along Bay of Plenty

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 12:33 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

High levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin have been found in shellfish during routine marine biotoxin monitoring in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Telehealth Represents the Future of New Zealand Healthcare

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 11:06 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Doctor-patient consultations via video link are the future of healthcare and an answer to serving remote communities says a New Zealand medical leader. More >>

 

 

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