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A sweeter experience for patients with diabetes

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 10:32 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

New processes and guidelines mean patients with diabetes will recover faster from surgery and spend less time in hospital. More >>

New app to help support young people in crisis

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 2:27 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Mental health workers are excited to have renewed support for a new tool to aid in their efforts to support young people in crisis. More >>

Changes to improve mental health community respite

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:45 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Improvements are being made to the management of mental health clients requiring community respite care following the review of a serious incident at a Whitby respite service. More >>

Accommodation to help support vulnerable young people

Friday, 10 November 2017, 3:03 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Free short-term accommodation means family and whānau have a place to stay when visiting young people who are receiving mental health support in Porirua. More >>

Synthetic Drug Admissions to Wellington Regional Hospital

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:45 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

In the past week and a half, 11 people have come to Wellington Regional Hospital’s emergency department experiencing the effects of what doctors believe to be synthetic drugs. More >>

Local kids ditching junk food for exercise

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 12:52 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Thousands of Wellington kids are getting fitter and healthier thanks to local efforts to curb childhood obesity across the region. More >>

Raising healthy kids – it’s about whānau

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 11:30 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Health professionals are urging parents to get support to help their kids maintain their health through childhood. More >>

Wellington to host international schizophrenia expert

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 12:39 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

International schizophrenia and psychosis expert Professor Peter Haddad will share his expertise at a special lecture in Wellington next week. More >>

Helping creatures great and small

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:25 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Hospital surgical supplies are playing a big role in helping Wellington’s smallest – and furriest – patients get the treatment they need and find a good home. More >>

Health Care Homes Going from Strength to Strength

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:32 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Hundreds of thousands of people are on track to receive enhanced services and improved access options at GP practices and medical centres across greater Wellington. More >>

Hospitals to gauge people’s snackisfaction

Friday, 29 September 2017, 12:10 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB will survey staff, patients and visitors to find out how happy they are with the retail cafés operating on hospital grounds. More >>

Joining forces to empower Pacific families

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 3:29 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Local health providers have banded together to boost the health and wellbeing of thousands of Pacific people across greater Wellington. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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