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

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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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