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Two Firsts in Bay of Plenty Health Target Success

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 3:01 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Improving performance and two firsts are the story of this quarter’s health target results in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

Smoking Health Target Success in Bay of Plenty

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 9:59 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Over 26,000 Bay of Plenty smokers have been given help to quit during the past 15 months as a major health target is met for the first time. More >>

Rise in whooping cough; up-to-date immunisations

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 3:10 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Whooping cough notifications rose across the Bay of Plenty last year, and already in 2017 we have seen small children admitted to hospital. More >>

Biking faster than driving for commuters in Tauranga

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 11:32 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Riding your bike to work in Tauranga can now be faster than taking your car. More >>

Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals return record result

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 10:03 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Thursday 26 January, 2017 Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals return record result Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals have returned their best ever Shorter Stays in Emergency Departments result. Over 96% of patients across the two sites were seen ... More >>

Record number of summer students complete research studies

Friday, 20 January 2017, 12:06 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A record number of students have provided invaluable support to medical research projects across the Bay of Plenty during their summer breaks. More >>

Santon Completion Ends $70 million Project Waka

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 9:58 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The completion of the work on the former Santon Building at Whakatāne Hospital will mark the end of the $70 million Project Waka redevelopment programme. More >>

New Cath Lab Means One-stop Care for Heart Patients

Friday, 13 January 2017, 10:32 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A new cardiology centre at Tauranga Hospital will provide care close to home in a one-stop-shop for heart patients. The Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory (Cath Lab) will take its first patient on the afternoon of Monday 16 January. The Cath Lab forms ... More >>

When, and when not to attend ED

Friday, 23 December 2016, 12:11 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Hospital Emergency Departments (EDs) assess and treat patients who have serious injuries or illnesses. Over the Christmas/New Year period they are especially busy. Time is critical in an ED and patients are seen in the order of the seriousness of ... More >>

Shoppers Bring Joy to Hospitalised Children

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 1:59 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Local shoppers have helped bring some festive cheer to families of children in Tauranga Hospital’s Children’s Ward by donating mini Christmas hampers. More >>

Local Author Donates to Tauranga Hospital’s Children’s Ward

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 11:45 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Donating 40 of her books to Tauranga Hospital’s Children’s Ward is a dream come true says one local author. More >>

Bay of Plenty Doctor Awarded Prestigious Harkness Fellowship

Monday, 19 December 2016, 5:13 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A Bay of Plenty doctor will be spending a year in America studying the use of technology in rural healthcare after landing a prestigious research award. More >>

Your Local Pharmacy Can Help This Summer

Friday, 16 December 2016, 2:47 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

As the holiday season heats up, people are being reminded to pop into their local pharmacy for help on a broad range of medical issues. More >>

Monitoring starts for algae in Bay of Plenty

Monday, 12 December 2016, 9:46 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

As the summer temperatures begin to warm up swimming spots, monitoring has begun to help ensure safe recreational water use for all. Monitoring has started across the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts for signs of the potentially toxic algal blooms ... More >>

Record Fundraising Effort Helps Sick Bay Children

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 3:31 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Sick Bay of Plenty children have been given a boost of nearly $130,000 thanks to the annual Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal. More >>

Singer Silenced by Stroke Regains Voice after Six Years

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 11:31 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A gifted singer who was locked in silence for six years after suffering a stroke has found her voice again with the help of a special choir. More >>

James Rolleston Update

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 9:20 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

James Rolleston was transferred to Waikato Hospital from Tauranga Hospital yesterday afternoon. He is in a stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit. The family would like to thank all the well wishers who have sent so many messages of love and support, ... More >>

Influenza has arrived – immunise now

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 12:19 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Local residents are being urged to get immunised as influenza activity increases in the region. More >>

Health warning issued for Lake Rotoehu

Friday, 18 March 2016, 5:00 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A health warning has been issued for Lake Rotoehu as routine monitoring results provided by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council have confirmed a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. “The health warning means that people should avoid any activity ... More >>

Parents urged to protect their girls from cervical cancer

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 10:19 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Parents across the Bay of Plenty are being urged to ensure their daughter is protected from cervical cancer by taking advantage of the free HPV immunisations being offered at school. Year 8 girls at participating schools are being offered free immunisations ... More >>

 

 

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