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Porangahau Lagoon (Central Hawke’s Bay) Shellfish Warning

Friday, 3 March 2017, 5:27 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Increased levels of e.coli in the Porangahau Lagoon this week has prompted a reminder from health officials to warn people of the risks associated with gathering cockles from the area. More >>

Waipatiki Lagoon Swimming warning

Friday, 3 March 2017, 4:47 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

People are being warned not to swim in Waipatiki Lagoon due to contamination. The levels exceed the maximum values recommended in New Zealand’s Recreational Water Guidelines and indicate that, at the time of sampling, there were excessive amounts ... More >>

Outpatients making the most of free bus fares

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:40 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s (HBDHB) investment into offering free bus fares for people attending outpatient appointments at Hawke’s Bay Hospital and Napier Health is already making an impact with 345 outpatients choosing to take the ... More >>

Cyanobacteria confirmed at Lake Tūtira

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:19 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Cyanobacteria confirmed at Lake Tūtira Water test results from Lake Tūtira have confirmed a cyanobacteria bloom on the lake. Medical Officer of Health Dr Nicholas Jones said as the bloom was visible on the lake and test results had confirmed cyanobacteria, ... More >>

Hospital to introduce paid parking from 1 March 2017

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 3:40 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) will introduce paid parking for staff and visitors to its Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial and Corporate Office site in Hastings from 1 March. More >>

Health advice for upcoming weekends

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:05 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

With Waitangi Day celebrations around the corner and the upcoming Hawke’s Bay Art Deco weekend drawing near, health authorities are warning people to drink plenty of water, keep their medicines up- to-date and if feeling unwell, to seek help from ... More >>

Napier water to be chlorinated as precaution

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 4:21 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board and Napier City Council have agreed chlorination of the Enfield Road Reservoir that supplies much of Napier is necessary, as a precautionary measure, following a positive e-coli sample result from the reservoir today. More >>

Gastro costs rise

Friday, 27 January 2017, 4:14 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

27 January 2017 Gastro costs rise Gastro costs to Hawke’s Bay District Health Board were approaching $766,000 as at December 2016. Chief Executive Officer Dr Kevin Snee said the costs, directly related to the Havelock North campylobacter outbreak and ... More >>

Watch for Algal Blooms

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 2:59 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is reminding people to take care around streams, rivers and lakes following the detection of algal blooms at three sites along the Tukituki River. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Hospital impacted by junior doctors’ strike

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 3:54 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay Hospital services will be severely impacted with many outpatient clinics and non-emergency surgeries postponed due to next week's planned three-day, 73 hour national strike by junior doctors. More >>

ED swells under pressure from holidaymakers

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 4:58 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

28 December 2016 ED swells under pressure from holidaymakers Holidaymakers are flooding into Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Emergency Department with non-urgent medical conditions and are encouraged to first seek help from an accident and medical centre or pharmacy. ... More >>

Statement on behalf of 2 Tongan men in Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 1:11 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

The two men in Hawke’s Bay Hospital, (male in his early-30s and an18-year-old male) following the Christmas Eve Gisborne bus crash, have asked Hawke’s Bay District Health Board to release the below statement on their behalf. They have also asked ... More >>

HBDHB first to offer free bus passes for outpatients

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 10:36 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay people needing to get to and from outpatient appointments at Hawke’s Bay Hospital or Napier Health will be able to catch a bus anywhere on the GoBay bus network, for free, from 1 January 2017, thanks to Hawke’s Bay District Health Board ... More >>

Swimming warning

Friday, 16 December 2016, 12:19 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

People are being warned not to swim in Waimarama’s Puhokio Stream due to contamination, says Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Nicholas Jones. Dr Jones said monitoring by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council had identified ... More >>

Agreement to work together on Hawke’s Bay water supply

Friday, 9 December 2016, 3:43 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

The Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) has brokered a joint meeting to assist the Government Inquiry into Havelock North drinking water. More >>

Awatoto fire may affect people with breathing conditions

Friday, 2 December 2016, 10:39 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Health officials are urging people living near Awatoto or downwind of the Ravensdown Factory to close windows and doors and to turn off air-conditioning units as fire burns through sulphur in one of the factory’s storage sheds. More >>

Awatoto fire may affect people with breathing conditions

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 5:04 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Health officials are urging people living near Awatoto or downwind of the Ravensdown Factory to close windows and doors and to turn off air-conditioning units as fire burns through sulphur in one of the factory’s storage sheds. More >>

Essential food safety tips this BBQ season

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 1:38 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

If you’re dragging out the BBQ this long weekend, public health is reminding people to remember the four Cs clean, cook, cover and chill. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board director population health, Caroline McElnay, said about 200,000 New Zealanders ... More >>

New Express service great news for Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Monday, 17 October 2016, 1:59 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

A fast new 40-minute express commuter bus service is great news for Hawke’s Bay Hospital staff and visitors. More >>

Put your health first before long weekend

Friday, 14 October 2016, 3:29 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay people are being asked to take ownership of their health prior to the long weekend to avoid lengthy delays for after hours clinical care. More >>

 

 

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