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Palmerston North Hospital Electrical infrastructure upgrade

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 5:22 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Work to upgrade Palmerston North Hospital’s electrical infrastructure systems will begin this Friday, 14 September More >>

Wahakura as a model for Whānau Ora

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 10:37 am | MidCentral District Health Board

This weekend (3 -5 Aug), Te Kohanga Whakawhaiti Marae in Pahiatua will host a wahakura wānanga focusing on hapū māmā and their whānau. This is a first for the Pahiatua community with all the health and social service providers working together to ensure ... More >>

Public encouraged to have their say regarding Health

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:43 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Residents and groups of Palmerston North and its surrounding communities are invited to share their views on what affects the health and wellbeing of people and families/whānau in their community. More >>

Help and support during industrial action appreciated

Friday, 13 July 2018, 3:47 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board Chief Executive Officer Kathryn Cook is grateful to everyone who provided support and assistance at DHB facilities during the NZNO nursing strike. More >>

Family of hospital inpatients can help during NZNO strike

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 4:03 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB is calling for the help of family and whānau of inpatients at Palmerston North Hospital during the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) strike between 7am Thursday and 7am Friday this week. More >>

Tū Kaha 2018 postponed until 21-23 August 2018

Monday, 2 July 2018, 3:43 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Tū Kaha 2018 postponed until 21-23 August 2018 2 July 2018 After careful deliberation, the Tū Kaha Steering Group in partnership with the Māori DHB General Managers of the Central Region have made the decision to postpone the biennial Central Region ... More >>

MidCentral Consumer Council looking to recruit new members

Friday, 29 June 2018, 1:39 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Consumer Council looking to recruit new members The MidCentral DHB Consumer Council is looking to recruit new membership as it continues to advocate for the MidCentral community. The Consumer Council was established in 2017 with the purpose of acting ... More >>

Health and Wellbeing Plan for Palmerston North

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 3:17 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Palmerston North residents and groups are being asked for their views on the health and wellbeing of people and families/whānau in their community. More >>

No limits on free WiFi at Palmerston North Hospital

Monday, 25 June 2018, 3:03 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Palmerston North Hospital now offers unlimited free WiFi allowing patients and visitors to connect their mobile devices to the internet for however long they want. More >>

Opportunities to help shape District Digital Health Vision

Friday, 25 May 2018, 10:20 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Members of the public are invited to help shape the future of digital health by contributing to the development of MidCentral District’s first-ever Digital Health Vision and Strategy. More >>

Whanganui retailer fined for selling tobacco to a minor

Friday, 11 May 2018, 10:46 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A Whanganui retailer has been fined $500 by the Ministry of Health for selling tobacco products to an under 18-year-old. More >>

People urged to be immunised and stay immunised

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 9:41 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board reminds people of the importance of immunisation throughout their lives, from whooping cough immunisation for babies and young children, through to influenza and shingles immunisation for people aged 65 and older. MidCentral ... More >>

Protect yourself from influenza this winter

Friday, 20 April 2018, 3:35 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board encourages everyone to take action and get their influenza immunisation to protect themselves, their families and friends, before flu season strikes in winter. More >>

P. North retailer fined for selling tobacco to a minor

Monday, 5 March 2018, 4:27 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A Palmerston North retailer has been fined $500 by the Ministry of Health for selling tobacco products to a minor. More >>

Toolkit to help parents with mental health issues

Friday, 2 March 2018, 3:58 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A New Zealand first-of-its-kind resource toolkit for community-based services to help parents struggling with mental health problems or addictions was launched in Palmerston North yesterday. More >>

Syphilis cases increasing among women

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 10:46 am | MidCentral District Health Board

There has been a large increase in the number of cases of syphilis reported in New Zealand but many cases are going unreported, because it is often mistaken for other conditions. More >>

People urged to vaccinate against whooping cough

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:52 am | MidCentral District Health Board

People are urged to be vaccinated against whooping cough (Pertussis) to protect themselves from the contagious disease which is currrently in the community. More >>

MidCentral DHB helping new parents with baby talk

Monday, 16 May 2016, 4:37 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Baby talk is often cute and entertaining, but have you ever seen it be informative and helpful? More >>

Smokefree outdoor dining and drinking areas a winner

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 1:57 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB Public Health applauds Palmerston North City Council (PNCC) for deciding to make Palmerston North outdoor dining and drinking areas Smokefree. More >>

New electronic medicines management a big change

Friday, 27 March 2015, 4:24 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

In a national first, MidCentral District Health Board is actively supporting the implementation of an electronic medicines management system to be installed in all of the district’s aged care facilities and associated pharmacies. More >>

 

 

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