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Unprecedented demand at Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Sunday, 7 January 2018, 2:44 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Unprecedented demand at Hawke’s Bay Hospital Hawke’s Bay Hospital is facing unprecedented demand on hospital services, especially acute surgeries, forcing it to cancel some elective surgeries over the coming days. Acting chief executive Sharon ... More >>

Nuhaka River Swimming Warning

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 3:30 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Nuhaka River Swimming Warning People are being warned not to swim in the Nuhaka River until further notice due to the detection of E. Coli levels that are 20 x above safe swimming guidelines. Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, ... More >>

District health board welcomes Inquiry Stage 2 report

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 3:41 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board welcomed Stage Two Report of the Havelock North Drinking Water Inquiry released today. Chief executive Kevin Snee said he believed the Inquiry Panel had done a thorough job that addressed many of the issues which ... More >>

Napier-Taupō Highway truck crash parent statement

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 1:11 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

The mother, of the children involved in the truck crash on the Napier-Taupō Highway overnight, has asked for a statement to be released to thank emergency services and motorists who stopped to help at the time of the crash. More >>

CHB to get state-of-the-art radiology equipment

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 1:18 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

More than $400,000 will be invested into Central Hawke’s Bay Health Services before Christmas with the addition of new state-of-the-art digital radiology equipment at Central Hawke’s Bay Medical Centre. The new equipment, and building to house it, ... More >>

Ten cases Paratyphoid now confirmed

Monday, 2 October 2017, 4:09 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Ten cases of Paratyphoid Fever have now been confirmed by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, and a number of other cases have been tested with results still pending. More >>

Second Mumps case notified

Friday, 29 September 2017, 12:12 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay health officials are urging parents to check their children’s immunisation status during the school holidays following a second case of mumps confirmed in Hastings. More >>

Six Cases of Paratyphoid in Hawke’s Bay Now Confirmed

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:24 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Six cases of Paratyphoid Fever have now been confirmed by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, today (26 September). More >>

Four cases Paratyphoid now confirmed

Monday, 25 September 2017, 11:49 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is investigating four confirmed cases of Paratyphoid Fever and is following up three suspect cases. More >>

Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed

Friday, 22 September 2017, 4:00 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is investigating three Paratyphoid cases reported over the last week. More >>

Mumps case confirmed at Waipukurau school

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 4:56 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Adults and parents with children at Waipukurau Primary School in Central Hawke’s Bay are being asked to check their immunisation status following a confirmed case of Mumps at the school. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at Capacity

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 7:18 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at Capacity Hawke’s Bay Hospital is at capacity, and unless it’s an emergency, people are urged to seek medical care from their family doctor, medical centre, pharmacy or to call Healthline. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Gommans ... More >>

Flu Season Declared in Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 2:34 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay health officials are warning of a rise in influenza-like-illness across the region and are advising people to protect themselves by having an influenza immunisation or, if already unwell, ensuring regular hand washing and social distancing to avoid ... More >>

Free bus trial for DHB staff

Monday, 26 June 2017, 2:54 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

A free bus fare incentive for staff getting to and from Hawke’s Bay Hospital and Napier Health will kick off from 10 July, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) announced today. Executive Director of Provider Services Sharon Mason said the DHB ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 3:32 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay Hospital is at capacity, and unless it’s an emergency, people are asked to seek medical care from their family doctor, medical centre, pharmacy or to call Healthline. More >>

Inquiry findings will help restore confidence

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 4:03 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board welcomed the Government Inquiry findings released today as an important step toward restoring the community’s confidence in the Havelock North drinking water supply. More >>

Increase in Whooping Cough (Pertussis) cases in Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:21 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay health officials are seeing an increase in Whooping Cough (Pertussis) which poses serious risks for babies and children – especially those aged under 1 years. More >>

High levels of E-coli confirmed at Napier’s Ahuriri Estuary

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 4:02 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

High levels of E-coli confirmed at Napier’s Ahuriri Estuary Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is continuing to warn people to avoid all contact with water from Ahuriri Estuary after verification the water is contaminated with high levels of E-coli . ... More >>

High levels of e-coli contamination in the Ahuriri Estuary

Friday, 7 April 2017, 3:02 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

People should avoid any contact with the water in the Ahuriri Estuary after preliminary water testing results show very high levels of e-coli contamination following heavy rainfall and wastewater discharge into the estuary earlier in the week. More >>

No swimming or collecting of shellfish in Ahuriri Estuary

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:53 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is warning the public not to swim, collect shellfish for eating, or undertake any other water based recreational activities in the Ahuriri Estuary, Napier. More >>

 

 

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