Hawke's Bay District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

Incomplete sterilisation of equipment

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 12:12 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

On Monday (11 February) Hawke’s Bay District Health Board became aware of an issue with a batch of sterilising equipment that was used in Hawke’s Bay Hospital operating theatres, sent to outpatient clinics and used by district nurses between 2 February ... More >>

Junior doctors’ strike will impact surgeries and outpatients

Monday, 28 January 2019, 9:17 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

A second planned 48 hour junior doctors’ strike from 8am Tuesday 29 January until 8am Thursday 31 January will affect some surgery and outpatient clinics planned for next week at Hawke’s Bay Hospital. More >>

Syphilis. It's back. Get Tested. Get Treated

Friday, 21 December 2018, 12:33 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Cases of syphilis, a sexually transmissible infection (STI) that can cause serious health problems if left untreated and poses a serious risk to unborn babies, are expected to rise in Hawke’s Bay with national figures more than doubling since ... More >>

Choose Well This Holiday Period.

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:41 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay people and visitors are encouraged to Choose Well for health care this Christmas/New Year holiday period. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Chief Medical and Dental Officer – Hospital, Dr John Gommans stressed the importance ... More >>

Anaesthetic technician strike action planned

Monday, 10 December 2018, 3:52 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s anaesthetic technicians, who are members of the Association of Professionals and Executive Employee Inc (APEX), have voted to strike for 48 hours from 7am Monday 17 December until 7am Wednesday 19 December 2018. More >>

Hawke’s Bay retailers caught selling cigarettes to minors

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:47 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Four retailers have been caught selling cigarettes to children under 18 years of age following a controlled purchase operation carried out recently in Hastings and Napier. Tobacco Controlled Purchase Operations are held to monitor the level of compliance ... More >>

Choose Well this Long Weekend

Monday, 15 October 2018, 2:25 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Health officials are encouraging people to Choose Well when needing health care this long weekend and ensure medications are up-to-date in advance of the holiday period. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Chief Medical and Dental Officer – ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay officially starts National Bowel Screening

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 4:15 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay officially starts National Bowel Screening Programme Hawke’s Bay people aged between 60 and 74 will this week start receiving pre-invitation letters inviting them to participate in the National Bowel Screening Programme, which officially ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB preparing for strike

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:06 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Anaesthetic Technicians, who are members of the Association of Professionals and Executive Employee Inc (APEX), have voted to strike for 24 hours from 7am 5 October until 7am 6 October. More >>

Have your say on Health Care

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 9:10 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay people are encouraged to have their say on a regional health proposal that sets out a range of options about how and where they might receive health care services in the future. More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB preparing for strike

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 1:07 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants have voted to strike, significantly impacting services at Hawke’s Bay and Wairoa hospitals and Napier and Central Hawke’s Bay’s medical centres. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Hospital busy

Monday, 2 July 2018, 3:01 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay Hospital is busy and people with less serious health concerns are asked to think twice before going to the Emergency Department. More >>

Feeling unwell? Seek help early

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:07 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

If you start to feel unwell this winter, seek medical help early before your symptoms get worse – that’s the advice from Hawke’ Bay District Health Board. Chief Medical & Dental Officer – Hospital, Dr John Gommans, said cold weather increased ... More >>

Update re Helicopter accident Hawke’s Bay - Kaweka Range

Friday, 15 June 2018, 1:00 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Sadly the man in his 40’s who was in a critical condition in Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, has died as a result of injuries sustained from the helicopter crash. More >>

Status update 4 re helicopter accident in Hawke's Bay ranges

Friday, 15 June 2018, 8:46 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

One male, in his 40’s, remains in a critical condition in Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. More >>

Helicopter accident Hawke’s Bay Update three issued at 8.20

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 8:43 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

14 June – Update three issued at 8.20 Hawke’s Bay - Kaweka Range One male, in his 40s, remains in a critical condition in Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. One male, in his 40s, remains in a serious but stable condition. One male, ... More >>

Helicopter accident Hawke’s Bay Update two issued at 4.30pm

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 4:32 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

14 June 2018 – Update two issued at 4.30pm Status updates re Helicopter accident Hawke’s Bay - Kaweka Range One male, in his 40s, remains in a critical condition in Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. One male, in his 40s, is now in ... More >>

Status Updates re Helicopter accident in Hawke’s Bay ranges

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 1:26 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board can confirm three people from a helicopter accident in the Hawke’s Bay ranges today have been airlifted by rescue helicopter services to Hawke’s Bay Hospital. Two men, both in their 40’s, are in a critical condition. ... More >>

No queues for elderly in Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 12:48 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

No queues for elderly for DHB funded aged residential care beds in Hawke’s Bay Hawke’s Bay District Health Board says people needing to be in an aged residential care facility usually wait only a matter of days for a bed, if they need that level ... More >>

Swimming Warning Downgraded to ‘Caution Advised’

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 10:19 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

The swim warning that has been in place in Pandora Pond has today been downgraded to ‘caution advised’. More >>

 

 

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