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Horowhenua Hospital sold

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 12:18 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board has confirmed the sale by tender of the former Horowhenua Hospital and grounds. More >>

Mental Health review

Friday, 29 August 2014, 4:04 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

An independent external review of MidCentral District Health Board’s mental health service following the apparent self-inflicted deaths of two inpatients earlier this year, has made 44 recommendations for improvements to the service. More >>

Now’s the time for cervical screening

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:57 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Cervical Screening Awareness Month is coming up in September and MidCentral DHB is encouraging women who are due, or overdue, to book a smear test now. More >>

MDHB patients being surveyed on healthcare

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:55 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board is urging hospital patients to take part in a new survey asking them for feedback on their healthcare. More >>

$105.7 million Palmerston North Hospital plans endorsed

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 2:31 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board has endorsed plans for a major redevelopment of Palmerston North Hospital that could cost around $105.7 million and cater for the region’s surgical and acute needs for the next 20 years. More >>

MDHB Health Awards celebrate a decade of excellence

Monday, 11 August 2014, 10:21 am | MidCentral District Health Board

For the past ten years, MidCentral DHB has been seeking out those who embody the innovative spirit that New Zealand is famous for, and the call is going out again for nominations as MDHB celebrates a decade of excellence with the 2014 Health Awards. More >>

Still time to get free flu vaccination

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 1:20 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

About a quarter of MidCentral District Health Board’s population has received the influenza vaccination this winter, but there is still time to receive it. More >>

Health Needs Assessment Update Released

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:38 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board and Whanganui DHB populations have higher proportions of groups with higher health needs (Maori, social-economically disadvantaged people, and older people) compared to New Zealand, a health needs assessment of the regions ... More >>

MDHB involved in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery project

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 12:36 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board, like other DHBs, is taking part in the national Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programme aimed at improving patient outcomes and recovery after orthopaedic surgery. More >>

MDHB celebrates World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 11:03 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board will be celebrating World Breastfeeding Week, from 1-7 August 2014. More >>

New outreach clinics to help Pasifika

Friday, 25 July 2014, 5:20 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

New outreach clinics have been set up by the Central PHO to provide easy access to health services for Pasifika people in the MDHB region. More >>

Pink envelopes smooth transition to hospital

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 5:50 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Transferring patient information between aged residential care providers and Palmerston North Hospital emergency services and wards has been made easier with the implementation of a bright ‘pink envelope’ service. More >>

School-Based Health Service providing better access to care

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:40 am | MidCentral District Health Board

The recent expansion of the School-Based Health Service (SBHS) to decile three secondary schools is further reducing barriers that prevent students from accessing healthcare services. More >>

New emergency radio network installed

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 4:31 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Following lessons learnt from the Canterbury earthquake, MidCentral DHB has completed the installation of an emergency radio network at important sites across the district. More >>

More newborns being connected with health services

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 1:54 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The Newborn Enrolment Programme, which supports early enrolment of newborns with health services, has had a positive impact since it went live in October 2013. More >>

Elder Abuse Awareness Day promotes wellbeing of older people

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 12:11 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

World Elder Abuse Awareness day is being held on 15 June as a reminder to our communities to consider the needs of older people. Promoting the wellbeing, rights and respect and dignity for all is the focus for this day. More >>

Palmerston North dairy proud to be tobacco free

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 10:48 am | MidCentral District Health Board

World Smokefree Day is on Saturday, and the owners of Moshims Discount Dairy in College Street, Palmerston North, have no regrets about their decision to stop selling tobacco. Five years ago, owners Nazmeen Ismail and her husband Imtiyaz Bakshi made the decision ... More >>

Gastroenteritis outbreak at Palmerston North Hospital

Friday, 16 May 2014, 4:29 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

16 May 2014 There is currently an outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ward 26 at Palmerston North Hospital. More >>

New initiative targets young Māori smokers

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 12:34 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board, in partnership with BNZ Levin and Horowhenua College, launched the Smoke or Save (SOS) initiative last night. Targeted at Rangatahi (Māori youth), the initiative is being piloted at Horowhenua College, with plans to roll ... More >>

MidCentral DHB celebrates International Nurses Day

Friday, 9 May 2014, 5:00 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

International Nurses Day is Monday 12 May, and MidCentral District Health Board and Central PHO want to recognise the fantastic contribution that close to 2000 nurses make every day of the year within the district. More >>

 

 

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