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Fluoridation to be reintroduced in Whakatane and Ohope

Friday, 12 February 2016, 3:39 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Water fluoridation will be reintroduced for the Whakatane and Ohope communities now that Whakatane District Council has revoked last month’s decision to discontinue fluoridation for these areas. More >>

District Health Board support for water fluoridation

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 2:48 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s CEO Helen Mason said she is disappointed with the Whakatane District Council’s recent decision to discontinue water fluoridation. More >>

Announcement of new CEO at BOPDHB

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 12:22 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Chair of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Sally Webb has announced the appointment of Helen Mason to the role of CEO of the organisation. More >>

Cross sector approach needed for Māori health says expert

Monday, 30 November 2015, 9:55 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Acclaimed Māori health expert Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie has issued a rallying call for cross-sector collaboration to drive future Māori heath gains. More >>

Protect yourself from Legionnaires’ disease

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 9:50 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Labour Weekend is a popular time to get back in the garden, pull out the weeds you’ve been avoiding all winter, and plant veggies to enjoy over the warmer months. While gardening at this time of the year is enjoyed by many, it’s also important to keep ... More >>

Weaving Wananga focuses on Maori mums

Friday, 16 October 2015, 10:02 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A two day wananga at Tutereinga Marae, Te Puna, will encourage Maori mums to adopt safe sleeping practices by using the flax sleeping pod known as the Wahakura. More >>

Let’s Connect for a Better Food Future

Monday, 12 October 2015, 10:27 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Changing the way we grow, process, and distribute food is key to solving some of our most important social and environmental problems. More >>

Celebrating breastfeeding in the workplace

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 1:57 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Celebrating breastfeeding in the workplace World Breastfeeding Week takes place every year in the first week of August. This year’s theme is “Breastfeeding and work – let’s make it work!” The campaign aims to empower and support working ... More >>

‘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 >>

 

 

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