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

Diabetes patients reaping the benefits from changes in care

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 10:48 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Patients are at less risk of potentially dangerous events and have an improved chance of better outcomes thanks to improvements in diabetes care. More >>

Moves to reduce shrinking carbon footprint even further

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 12:28 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Ongoing sustainability efforts to reduce carbon emissions by nearly 1000 tonnes annually since 2013 have seen Capital & Coast DHB receive a Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS) programme certificate. More >>

Improved access to urgent healthcare for Kāpiti

Monday, 1 July 2019, 12:47 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Some Kāpiti residents requiring emergency ambulance care and a possible trip to Wellington Hospital now have a treatment option closer to home. Thanks to a joint partnership between local general practice teams, the Kāpiti Health Advisory Group, ... More >>

New online resources removing mental health barriers

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 10:54 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new set of online resources is demystifying mental health treatment and options for young people and their families. More >>

Volunteers an important part of patient, visitor wellbeing

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 10:18 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Each year hundreds of volunteers donate their time and roll up their sleeves to make a difference for patients, visitors and staff across Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti. More >>

DHB extends amnesty for borrowed medical equipment

Monday, 10 June 2019, 11:16 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB has extended its medical equipment amnesty, and is strongly calling for people to return any borrowed items that they no longer need. More >>

Saving lives, saving the planet

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 11:15 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

As well as saving lives, one of the busiest intensive care units in the country is doing its bit to save the planet. More >>

Better care for Pacific families in homes and the community

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 10:50 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new nursing service is strengthening the support available for Porirua’s Pacific families and ensuring they can access health services in their home. More >>

Amnesty: DHB urges return of overdue medical equipment

Monday, 20 May 2019, 10:56 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB is asking people to return any items of medical equipment they have borrowed but no longer need. More >>

Newborn hearing screening turns 10

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 1:26 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Little Indie Addy recently joined the thousands of newborns to have their hearing screened in Wellington each year. More >>

Cancer patients benefitting from extra testing

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 10:59 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Additional testing is helping ensure that almost 1800 cancer patients per year are receiving safe and appropriate radiation doses during radiation oncology treatment. More >>

Just a little off the top…

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 >>

 

 

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