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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 >>

Capital & Coast DHB to double its MRI capacity

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 9:54 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB has approved the purchase of a second MRI scanner, which will more than double the number of patients seen a week by the end of next year, Board Chair Dr Virginia Hope says. More >>

The best start B4 School

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 12:17 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

One free assessment was all it took for Cannons Creek mother Tiata Robati to learn that her twins may have vision or hearing problems that could affect their performance in school. More >>

Wellington Hospital raises a cup to HOSPI

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 2:27 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Wellington Hospital has taken another step towards environmental sustainability by introducing a biodegradable alternative for the 1.3 million polystyrene cups patients, staff, and visitors consume each year. Between 110,000 – 130,000 cups are consumed ... More >>

Home is where the heart is

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 12:25 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A mother is grateful for the help she received to keep her family warm and well over winter after one of her sons was diagnosed with rheumatic fever. Mel Aspinall lives in a Johnsonville rental property with her husband and four children. Last ... More >>

Hospitals operating near full capacity

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 9:28 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

People who are unwell or have minor injuries are being encouraged to seek medical help from their GP, as Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals are operating at or near full capacity. “Staff are working around the clock to provide high-quality care ... More >>

   

 

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