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Pandora Pond Swimming warning

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 5:00 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

People are being warned not to swim in Pandora Pond, Napier, until further notice due to contamination. Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Nicholas Jones, said monitoring by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council had ... More >>

Cyanobacteria warning Tukituki River, Hawke’s Bay

Friday, 26 January 2018, 5:28 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Cyanobacteria mats are now exposed on the Tukituki River, as river levels drop, and people are urged to keep dogs and children away. Medical Officer of Health Dr Nicholas Jones said the bloom was likely to be toxic to people and animals. Warning ... More >>

Swimming warning for Maraetotara Lagoon-Te Awanga

Friday, 26 January 2018, 5:17 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

A swimming warming is now in place for the Maraetotara Lagoon, Te Awanga following water sample results this morning confirming high E.coli levels of over four times above safe swimming guidelines. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Medical Officer ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Pleased with Health Target Progress

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:51 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is pleased the hard work of staff has been rewarded with it achieving all but one of the national health targets, quarter four results, released today (Tuesday 22 August) More >>

Hastings has spoken - Yes to fluoride

Saturday, 12 October 2013, 3:17 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

The Hastings community has spoken and it wants to keep fluoride in the Hastings water supply. More >>

Patient update: Zepplen-Solly Rameka

Wednesday, 2 September 2009, 10:33 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Zepplen-Solly Rameka, 8, was discharged from Hawke’s Bay Hospital yesterday evening, (September 1). Zepplen’s family have requested Hawke’s Bay District Health Board ask the media to please respect Zepplen; and his family’s, privacy at this time ... More >>

Napier Patient Condition Update - 10am 8.7.09

Friday, 8 May 2009, 10:13 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board advises that the condition of three patients- two police officers and one civilian - remains critical at this time. All three patients underwent surgery for gunshot wounds yesterday and are in Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s ... More >>

swine flu - “What you should know” at a glance

Friday, 1 May 2009, 4:53 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

HBDHB’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay said people should be aware of what to look for, and what to do, if they suspect they have normal seasonal influenza or are concerned they may have been exposed to the new Influenza A (H1N1), swine ... More >>

Updated case numbers for Hawke’s Bay

Friday, 1 May 2009, 4:45 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is continuing to identify and screen people who are unwell and who have returned from, or been in contact with people who have retuned from, Mexico or North America in the last seven days. More >>

School students quarantined

Friday, 1 May 2009, 4:19 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Lindisfarne College, on the advice of the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s Public Health Unit, has sent home or isolated a number of boys and teachers who have recently returned from North America. Medical Officer of Health Caroline McElnay ... More >>

HBDHB Emergency Operations Centre established

Wednesday, 29 April 2009, 3:40 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

At midday today Hawke’s Bay District Health Board established an Emergency Operations Centre and assembled its Incident Management Team in response to the swine flu alert. Acting Chief Operations Officer, Ken Foote, who is also Incident Controller, said ... More >>

Dental caravan found

Thursday, 15 January 2009, 12:02 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Following information from the public Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s mobile dental clinic has been found in Wairoa - minus $70,000 worth of dental equipment. More >>

Algal Bloom Warning For Lake Tutira

Friday, 28 November 2008, 4:32 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s Public Health Unit has issued a health warning following the discovery of cyanobacteria algal bloom in Lake Tutira, Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Contemporary Wai 692 claim signed

Friday, 3 October 2008, 12:26 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Ten years of negotiation culminated today (Friday, October 3) with the signing of the Deed of Settlement for the contemporary aspects of the Wai 692 claim, between the Claimants, the Crown and Hawke’s Bay District Health Board. More >>

HBDHB and pharmacies reach agreement

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 2:29 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Following recent public concern at Hawke’s Bay pharmacies overcharging for dispensing prescriptions, all but one of the pharmacies identified have now stopped the practice. More >>

HBDHB exceeds target in elective services

Thursday, 17 July 2008, 2:33 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board achieved the best elective services result in the Central Region over the past year. More >>

Pregnant women to be offered free HIV screening

Monday, 30 June 2008, 10:06 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

From July 1 pregnant women in Hawke’s Bay will be offered free Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) screening to reduce the risk of the infection being passed to their baby. More >>

Feedback on renal services called for by HBDHB

Monday, 30 June 2008, 10:06 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

As demand for services of the Hawke’s Bay’s renal unit increases the District Health Board is calling for feedback from the public on how best to provide a sustainable service. More >>

Bridge Pa incident patients progressing well

Monday, 23 June 2008, 11:48 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Chief Operating Officer, Warrick Frater, says the patients admitted to Hawke’s Bay Hospital following the incident at Bridge Pa on Saturday night are progressing well. All are in a stable condition. More >>

People w Chronic Medical Problems Needed For Study

Monday, 12 May 2008, 11:20 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

We are about to host a trial on using Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) to help people with chronic medical problems. The researchers will shortly be in recruitment phase, looking for out-patients who meet the criteria for entry to the trial. These ... More >>

 

 

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