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Fun-filled days that might just save a life

Monday, 5 September 2016, 11:36 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

More than 40 women from throughout Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti turned out for a free smear or breast check at Kenepuru Hospital this weekend – not to mention a day of family-friendly fun, music, food and giveaways. More >>

Full EUS service reducing pain and the need for surgery

Friday, 26 August 2016, 11:56 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Two highly-trained specialists and the latest in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) technology are enabling Capital & Coast DHB to detect some cancers earlier, reduce the need for surgery, minimise pain, and lower recovery times for many patients. More >>

Health Care Home practices easing access for patients

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 11:55 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Around 40,000 patients at four general practices will benefit from improved access options as Capital & Coast DHB and local PHOs – Compass Health, Cosine, Ora Toa and Well Health – roll out the new Health Care Homes model across the greater ... More >>

Just a few minutes could save you from a stroke

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 9:38 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Just a few minutes out of your day for a pulse check could save you from a stroke – that’s why Capital & Coast DHB is inviting people to come in and get their pulse checked at Wellington Regional Hospital tomorrow (28 July). More >>

Nurturing a homegrown nursing workforce

Friday, 22 July 2016, 10:23 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new initiative to be piloted by Capital & Coast DHB will see nursing students benefit from a more comprehensive and collaborative learning experience, and become better prepared for their entry into the health care workforce. More >>

Local hospitals near full capacity

Monday, 4 July 2016, 3:44 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB is encouraging people who are unwell or who have minor injuries to seek medical help from their GP in the first instance, as both Wellington Regional Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital are currently operating at or near full capacity. More >>

Picture perfect scans for mums and bubs

Friday, 24 June 2016, 3:59 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Women across the lower North Island and upper South Island now have free access to the latest in ultrasound technology, with Wellington Regional Hospital having this week installed two new maternal fetal medicine (MFM) ultrasound scanners. More >>

CCDHB helps kids get energized

Friday, 24 June 2016, 2:01 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Eating right and getting active is the name of the game at Rangikura School in Porirua, which has today become the latest school to enrol in Capital & Coast DHB’s new initiative to combat childhood obesity – Project Energize. More >>

CCDHB clarifies points in Ombudsman’s report

Saturday, 18 June 2016, 12:45 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB today clarified a number of findings in the Chief Ombudsman’s latest COTA Report, in relation to the treatment of a client currently housed at the Tawhirimatea secure mental health unit in Porirua. More >>

Make a real difference in someone’s life

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 2:44 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Donating an organ after you die is one of the greatest contributions you can make toward transforming – if not saving – another person’s life. More >>

Taking the fight against rheumatic fever into the community

Friday, 27 May 2016, 2:05 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Porirua parents can now get their children’s sore throats checked and treated at any time throughout the year, free of charge and without an appointment. More >>

Forum to improve outcomes for people with disabilities

Friday, 13 May 2016, 3:00 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Experts and community members will come together next month to share experiences and knowledge, and discuss how to further improve the quality of health services for people with disabilities in the greater Wellington region. More >>

DHB initiates legal proceedings regarding hospital plumbing

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 4:35 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) has initiated legal proceedings in the High Court in relation to the pinhole leaks discovered in the plumbing at Wellington Regional Hospital. More >>

Relax and take an online tour of our maternity services

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:14 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new initiative means expectant parents can now relax at home while taking an online tour of Capital & Coast District Health Board’s birthing facilities. More >>

New Zealand’s first youth forensic unit officially opened

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 12:50 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast District Health Board today opened New Zealand’s first forensic inpatient mental health secure service (Nga Taiohi – Our Youth) for young people. CCDHB Chair Dr Virginia Hope said this is a dedicated secure facility providing services ... More >>

Modernised school dental service launches

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 1:03 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The final stage of a multimillion makeover of the school dental service in Wellington, Kapiti and Hutt Valley launches today. More >>

Easier access to GP Teams to keep hospital admissions down

Monday, 7 December 2015, 12:00 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Fewer hospital admissions, as a result of easier access to GP teams providing a wider range of services is one of the goals of the new Health Care Homes programme being rolled out in GP practices in Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti over the coming ... More >>

ED and Women’s Refuge team up to take on domestic violence

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:15 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Wellington Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) now has 24/7 support for victims of domestic violence, thanks to a new partnership with Wellington Women’s Refuge. In ED all women over the age of 16 are screened for domestic violence and ... More >>

Wanted: Hospital equipment

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 4:37 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Each year over $130,000 of equipment is walked, carried or wheeled from Capital & Coast District Health Board never to be returned. More >>

Capital & Coast and DHB to roll out Health Care Homes

Monday, 21 September 2015, 1:46 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Improved access and a greater focus on managing patients with long-term conditions in the community, is all part of a pilot programme being launched Capital & Coast District Health Board, says Board Chair Dr Virginia Hope. More >>

   

 

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