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

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 10:51 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

People receiving mental health support are buzzing about the free haircuts being provided by local student barbers and hairdressers. More >>

An empathetic ear for expectant mums

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 10:38 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Ongoing efforts by maternal mental health specialists and the Women’s Health Service are seeing more expectant mothers receiving the support they need. More >>

Feeding patients to go high-tech in Wellington

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 10:29 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Wellington will soon become the second of only two regions in New Zealand with access to equipment that improves the placement and stability of feeding tubes. More >>

New model of wound care proving successful

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 1:09 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new way of caring for leg wounds is seeing venous leg ulcers being treated sooner and healing faster. More >>

I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike…

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 1:55 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

More than 170 staff have jumped on their bikes to clock up over 26,000km during the Aotearoa Bike Challenge. More >>

Going pink in Porirua

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 12:23 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

It was all go at Te Rauparaha Arena on Saturday when Pacific women from across Porirua gathered to have blood pressure checks, talk about exercise, and undergo breast and cervical screening. More >>

New mobile app to assist with clinical decisions

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 2:44 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new mobile app is helping ensure patients receive the antibiotics that will best meet their needs. More >>

New technology improving sight for sore eyes

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 12:40 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new state-of-the-art theatre microscope is making eye surgery less invasive, more comfortable, and much safer for patients at Wellington Regional Hospital. More >>

Local nurse named ‘neonatal nurse of the year’

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 3:08 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Wellington neonatal nurse practitioner Paula Dellabarca has spent her career helping some of the region’s smallest and most vulnerable patients and their families. More >>

Mauri stone-laying marks start of children’s hospital build

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 3:55 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A ceremony was held today for the customary laying of a mauri stone to signal the beginning of construction of the new children’s hospital. More >>

Electric vehicle trial the next step to sustainability

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 12:24 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Two electric cars may be the first step toward a smaller carbon foot – or tyre – print. More >>

Switched-on energy savings

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 1:26 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Work to reduce energy use and adopt more sustainable practices has resulted in savings of more than $1.3 million over the past five years. More >>

Single CEO to lead Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley DHBs

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:45 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley DHBs have voted to appoint a single chief executive to lead both DHBs to better support health service planning and delivery across the Kapiti, Porirua, Wellington and Hutt Valley regions. More >>

Health Care Home – second year reflections

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 11:08 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

In just two years, the Health Care Home (HCH) model of primary healthcare has spread across Greater Wellington to benefit tens of thousands of people. More >>

Study could yield benefits for chronic pain sufferers

Friday, 5 October 2018, 10:50 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Acknowledging that people are experiencing persistent and chronic pain can significantly improve their outlook and ability to manage their condition. More >>

Patients seeing great results from treatment change

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 1:40 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Treatment changes made last year have reduced the number of hyper or hypoglycaemic – where blood glucose levels become too high or low – experienced by patients with diabetes. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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