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2018 Australasian Tuberculosis Conference

Monday, 27 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

For two days in Wellington 30 - 31 August 2018, researchers, clinicians, practitioners and policy makers will gather for a conference focused on tuberculosis. More >>

Easier Access to Health Care in the Hutt Valley

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 12:18 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Thinking about what’s convenient for patients is behind a new initiative being introduced in two Hutt Valley general practices this month. More >>

Initiative to tackle SUDI infant deaths in Hutt Valley

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 10:58 am | Hutt Valley DHB

An initiative to prevent the loss of Hutt Valley babies to sudden unexpected death in infancy, also known as SUDI, gets underway this week. More >>

Measles case confirmed in Wellington

Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:12 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Regional Public Health (RPH), Wellington has been notified of a confirmed case of measles and is asking people who may have been in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. The infected person visited several public places before they were ... More >>

Proud to have been Chair of Hutt Valley DHB

Friday, 2 December 2016, 9:40 am | Hutt Valley DHB

Improved performance on national health targets, a stronger financial position and better relationships with primary care are achievements Hutt Valley DHB Chair Dr Virginia Hope is especially proud of. More >>

Hutt Valley DHB treating cancers faster than ever before

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 3:39 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Latest Health Target results show Hutt Valley DHB treating cancers faster than ever before Hutt Valley DHB has made an 11% increase in the Faster Cancer Treatments Health Target. Quarter Two results released today show that Hutt Valley patients who have ... More >>

Shorter waiting times at Hutt Hospital ED

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 3:07 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

People visiting Hutt Hospital’s emergency department have experienced shorter waiting times with 10,309 out of 10,895 people admitted, discharged or transferred within the 6 hour national health target. More >>

Busting the Myths behind Student Drinking

Friday, 13 March 2015, 2:20 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Community Action on Youth Alcohol and Drugs (CAYAD) are letting students know that most young people do not drink as much as they might expect, with a new alcohol campaign ‘ What About You?’ . “The truth is a lot of students drink responsibly, and ... More >>

Pasifika Health Celebration

Monday, 16 June 2014, 5:12 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Members of Wairarapa’s small but strong Pacific community are being encouraged to come along to a day of free fun at Pasifika Health Day on Saturday (28th June) at Masterton Medical Centre’s new premises on Colombo Street behind Masterton Hospital. More >>

Foundation spends $500,000 on scholarships

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 11:41 am | Hutt Valley DHB

The Hutt Hospital Foundation has spent at least half a million dollars over the last three years on scholarships, for students interested in working in the health sector and advanced training for Hutt Hospital staff. More >>

Cervical Screening Awareness Month for Wellington Women

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 12:39 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Women in the Wellington region are urged to use September – Cervical Screening Awareness Month – as a reminder to have a cervical smear test, every three years. More >>

Diseases no one wants to talk about

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 1:04 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

A poster featuring a large toilet doesn’t usually attract a lot of people, but it caught the eye of 60 people who came to Dr Richard Stein’s public forum on Inflammatory Bowel Disease last month. Dr Stein is hoping for a similar turnout at the next forum, ... More >>

Toxic algae risk reduced following recent rain

Wednesday, 22 December 2010, 4:34 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Significant rain over the past week is likely to have removed most of the blue-green algal mats from the Hutt River, and the high risk warning that was in place from Birchville to the river mouth has now been removed. More >>

Huge progress on City Youth Workers

Monday, 21 December 2009, 1:37 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

The Governance Group for a new Upper Hutt initiative which will see youth workers in the city is making great progress. The Governance Group which includes Child Youth and Family, Community Action on Youth and Drugs, Experience Upper Hutt, Local MP ... More >>

 

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