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Hawke’s Bay DHB interim chief executive appointed

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 12:18 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) chairman Kevin Atkinson is pleased to announce the board has appointed Craig Climo as interim chief executive to replace outgoing chief executive Dr Kevin Snee, effective 12 August. More >>

It’s free and it could save your life

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4:49 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

The new free National Bowel Screening Programme is proving to be a life saver, and a Hastings resident says more people need to take advantage of it. More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Chief Executive appointed to Waikato DHB

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 3:32 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s Chief Executive Kevin Snee has resigned to take up the position of Chief Executive for Waikato District Health Board. Dr Snee has been with Hawke’s Bay DHB for nearly 10 years and is one of the longest serving ... More >>

Update re Napier Mayor Bill Dalton

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 2:17 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Napier Mayor Bill Dalton’s wife Shirley and his wider family have asked Hawke’s Bay District Health Board to issue the following statement on their behalf. “Napier Mayor Bill Dalton’s medical condition continues to improve, following the stroke ... More >>

Government funding of $8.8 million for seismic strengthening

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 12:22 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

The Government’s funding announcement of $8.8 million for seismic strengthening of Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s theatre block is great news, chief executive Kevin Snee said today. More >>

Take charge of your health now or face long delays

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 2:32 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay DHB says five days of upcoming rolling junior doctor strikes will place significant strain on hospital resource and is urging people to take charge of their health now, or face lengthy delays for non-urgent care. More >>

Learnings from external review of sterilisation incident

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 12:06 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Findings from the external review of the sterilisation incident at Hawke’s Bay Hospital in February has highlighted national learnings and process errors. More >>

Napier Mayor Bill Dalton suffers stroke

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 1:17 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

“Our husband and father, Mayor Bill Dalton, suffered a stroke yesterday and is in a critical condition in Hawke’s Bay Hospital More >>

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 >>

 

 

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