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

Health info, on the go

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 10:01 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Patients are receiving faster, and more-informed, care and advice following the rollout of iPads to 52 health professionals working in the community. More >>

Bigger and better ICU for Wellington

Monday, 14 August 2017, 3:28 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

One of the country’s busiest intensive care units will be expanded to enable nearly 100 additional complex surgeries per year. More >>

Dignity and respect for very large patients

Friday, 28 July 2017, 2:50 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Innovation and sensitivity are the cornerstones of the approach to treating very large – ‘bariatric’ – patients at local hospitals. More >>

Energizing kids and keeping obesity at bay

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:33 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Thousands of greater Wellington primary school kids are getting their blood pumping, and learning about healthy eating, to avoid obesity. More >>

CE Debbie Chin standing down at the end of the year

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:09 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) Chief Executive Debbie Chin today announced her intention to stand down at the end of 2017. More >>

Leading the way on infection control

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 2:23 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Wellington Regional Hospital is leading the way in using an anti-staph bundle to help prevent staph infections among cardiac surgery patients. More >>

So many artworks, so many stories

Friday, 14 July 2017, 11:34 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Every artwork in the Taku Hikoi, La’u Malaga: My footprint, my walk, my journey exhibition, showing at Pātaka Art +Museum in Porirua has its own story. More >>

Hospital appointments not affected by Ngauranga closure

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:52 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Patients with hospital appointments tomorrow should plan their journey in advance, and allow more time to travel to Wellington Regional Hospital. More >>

Wellington to get new $50 million children’s hospital

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:05 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Wellington Regional Hospital will get a new $50 million children’s hospital thanks to Wellington property developer Mark Dunajtschik. More >>

World-leading surgeon operates in Wellington

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 10:12 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

World-leading breast cancer surgeon and plastic surgeon Dr Krishna Clough is performing breast reconstruction surgeries at Wellington Regional Hospital this week. More >>

Local hospitals nearing capacity

Friday, 30 June 2017, 1:16 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Local hospitals nearing capacity Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Community Hospitals are currently near capacity, and patients with non-urgent needs are being encouraged to see their GP in the first instance. Both hospitals experience higher occupancy ... More >>

Stay well this winter

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 10:22 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

With the chilly season settling in, and ambulance callouts increasing, health and emergency services are urging people to wrap up and take good care of themselves. More >>

CCDHB announces results of staff engagement survey

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 3:12 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Over two thirds of Capital & Coast District Health Board staff feel positively engaged according to their recent engagement survey. The staff engagement survey took place between 20 March to 10 April. A total of 2,999 clinical and non-clinical ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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