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NZNO strike action to proceed on 12 July

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 11:33 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has advised that its members have voted to reject the revised offer from DHBs. This means nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are members of the NZNO will likely proceed with nationwide strike ... More >>

Hospital services on Thursday 5 July

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 11:50 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

As the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) withdrew its strike notice for Thursday 5 July, hospital and community services in Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti will continue as normal on that day. More >>

Planning in place for NZNO strike

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 4:42 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Official notice has been received that nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) will undertake strike action in July. More >>

Blood transfusion research may prove big for prem babies

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 11:40 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Research at Wellington’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) could change how red blood cells are treated at hospitals around the world. More >>

Training exercise at Wellington Regional Hospital

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 1:52 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB and Wellington Free Ambulance will carry out a joint training exercise at Wellington Regional Hospital on the morning of Thursday 24 May. More >>

DG appointment and new interim chief executive at CCDHB

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 4:25 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The Capital and Coast DHB Board today congratulated Dr Ashley Bloomfield on his appointment to the role of Director-General of Health, and is pleased to announce former Whanganui DHB chief executive Julie Patterson as interim chief executive to replace Dr Bloomfield. More >>

Feedback sought on potential plans to sell properties

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:35 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB is seeking feedback over the coming weeks on potential plans to sell properties in Porirua and Wellington. More >>

New home for Wellington Community Mental Health

Friday, 27 April 2018, 11:51 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Yesterday saw the official opening ceremony of the new Wellington Community Mental Health and Addictions Services location at 113 Adelaide Road in Wellington. More >>

Growing diversity strengthens mental health services

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 3:03 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The changing face of local communities is being increasingly reflected by those working to support people with mental health needs. More >>

Protect yourself and your staff from flu today

Friday, 13 April 2018, 3:11 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Influenza season is almost here, making it the perfect time for employers to get themselves and their staff vaccinated. More >>

Local health research could change international guidelines

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 10:57 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Years of research by Wellington doctors and nurses may see a change in how hypoglycaemia – where blood glucose becomes too low – is treated around the world. More >>

Improving Cardiovascular Health a Foot at a Time

Friday, 23 March 2018, 11:12 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new initiative to improve the cardiovascular health of clients at Te Korowai-Whāriki – the regional forensic and rehabilitation inpatient mental health service – has been given a kick-start with the donation of 23 pairs of new running shoes. More >>

New service to provide support for clinical IT systems

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 11:09 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new regional IT support service is helping ensure DHB staff across the central region can receive consistent support for central region clinical computer systems. More >>

Surgical teams hone their skills with cutting edge training

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 11:23 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Surgical teams are being put through their paces in new training that challenges them to improve their communication and teamwork. More >>

Feeding the mind and body for overall wellbeing

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:47 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Work to nurture healthier diets and lifestyles is helping improve the overall wellbeing and increase the life expectancy of people with serious and enduring mental health needs. More >>

Gearing up to welcome thousands of new bubs in 2018

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 11:56 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The old year is out and the new year is in – and midwives, nurses, medical teams and lead maternity carers (LMCs) across the Wellington region are gearing up for another busy 12 months. More >>

ED rethinks approach to intravenous insertions

Friday, 26 January 2018, 12:07 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

There has been a 30 percent reduction in intravenous (IV) insertions – one of the most common invasive clinical procedures performed at Wellington Regional Hospital’s emergency department (ED). More >>

Reefton experiences viral gastroenteritis outbreak

Friday, 26 January 2018, 11:19 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Over the past week a number of Reefton people have experienced diarrhoea and vomiting. Tests have confirmed viral gastroenteritis and health officials are now cautioning locals about the outbreak. More >>

Telestroke pilot sees stroke intervention rates double

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 3:03 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A six-month telestroke service pilot headed by Wellington Regional Hospital neurologists has seen a dramatic increase in stroke intervention rates across the Central Region. The service is now being replicated across other parts of the country. More >>

Tens of thousands receive health care in 2017

Friday, 22 December 2017, 1:07 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Thousands of people from the lower North Island and upper South Island received medical treatment in Wellington during 2017. More >>

 

 

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