Capital and Coast District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

Our kitchen rules

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 1:02 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Wellington Regional Hospital kitchen staff are full of beans after scoring 100 percent in their latest food safety audit. More >>

Hot water temporarily affected, Wellington Regional Hospital

Friday, 12 May 2017, 10:29 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A fault with a boiler overnight has resulted in a temporary drop in hot water temperature at Wellington Regional Hospital. More >>

Changing for the good

Monday, 1 May 2017, 3:58 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Staff and clients at Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disabilities 3DHB (MHAIDs) forensic mental health are working to strengthen our services. More >>

New space for kids at ED

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 11:48 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Children at Wellington’s emergency department now have their own waiting space away from the hustle and bustle. More >>

High patient numbers causing longer waits in Wellington ED

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 4:42 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

People may wait longer to be seen at Wellington Regional Hospital emergency department because of high patient numbers. More >>

Porirua after-hours GP clinic to remain open

Friday, 24 March 2017, 5:00 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

People in Porirua and Kapiti will continue to have access to quality after-hours healthcare close to home. More >>

Stedy as she goes

Friday, 17 March 2017, 2:37 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The generosity of Raumati man Tony Smith and his football mates is helping keep Wellington cancer patients mobile. More >>

Hospital upgrades scanner technology

Friday, 24 February 2017, 2:50 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

All hands were on deck on Thursday when Wellington Regional Hospital took possession of its new CT scanner. More >>

Free WiFi keeps patients connected

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:29 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Staying in hospital is more enjoyable with free WiFi provided at Wellington Regional, Kenepuru Community and Hutt Hospitals, and the Kapiti Health Centre. More >>

International drug expert visiting Wellington

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:54 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

An international expert in cannabis and other drugs’ effects on the brain will be speaking in Wellington next week. More >>

Overwhelming response after theft from children’s ward

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:19 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

There has been an overwhelming public response to news that a PlayStation 4 was stolen from Wellington Regional Hospital’s children’s ward. More >>

Mental health review released

Friday, 27 January 2017, 9:21 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Work is underway on the eight recommendations made in an independent review of the care of five mental health clients involved in homicides. More >>

Fire in mental health unit at Wellington Regional Hospital

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 9:39 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A client set fire to a mattress in a bedroom at the Te Whare O Matairangi unit at Wellington Regional Hospital campus. More >>

Family violence screening among the highest in the country

Friday, 25 November 2016, 12:49 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A ‘back to basics’ approach at the Wellington Children’s Hospital has resulted in a leap in Capital & Coast DHB’s (CCDHB) family violence screening rates, which are now among the highest of any DHB around the country. More >>

Action plan to improve Pacific health and wellbeing

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:28 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Pacific peoples living throughout Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti will be better supported to live healthier and more independent lives through Capital & Coast DHB’s (CCDHB) new Pacific action plan – ‘Toe timata le upega’. More >>

People asked to remember that ED is for emergencies

Monday, 17 October 2016, 4:32 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB is reminding the public that the Wellington Regional Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is for emergencies only, and that anyone with non-urgent injuries or illnesses should see their GP in the first instance. More >>

Local impact of junior doctors’ strike action

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 2:17 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Junior doctors who are members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) will go on strike from 7am on 18 October until 7am on20 October. More >>

Better support for the diabetes journey

Friday, 7 October 2016, 2:33 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A more collaborative approach to diabetes management by Capital & Coast DHB and General Practice (GP) teams over recent years – the Diabetes Care Improvement Package (DCIP) – is enabling GPs to help patients better manage their diabetes ... More >>

Guillain-Barrē Syndrome patient admitted in Wellington

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 1:33 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A male, in his sixties, was admitted to Wellington Regional Hospital on Tuesday afternoon with symptoms that have been confirmed as Guillain-Barrē Syndrome. More >>

Tele-stroke gives better access and faster treatment

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 10:39 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A regional initiative being led by Capital & Coast DHB is ensuring that stroke patients from around the lower North Island and upper South Island receive better access and faster treatment to reduce post-stroke disability and enjoy a higher level ... More >>

 

 

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