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Bowel Screening Programme launching at MidCentral DHB

Monday, 4 November 2019, 2:12 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

After more than a year of planning, MidCentral DHB is just days away from launching the National Bowel Screening Programme in the region. More >>

Further strike action by Medical Imaging Technologists

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:17 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) and Radiographic Assistants (RAs) who are members of the Association of Professional and Executive Employees (APEX) union will be on strike for two 24-hour periods next week. More >>

MidCentral DHB Triennial Elections - Preliminary Results

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:29 am | MidCentral District Health Board

The preliminary result for the election of seven members of the MidCentral District Health Board held on Saturday 12th October is as follows. MidCentral District Health Board (7 vacancies) NAYLOR Karen elected FINDLAY Lew Independent elected DENNISON ... More >>

MidCentral District Health Board Elections

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 1:32 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The progress result for the election of seven members of the MidCentral District Health Board held on is as follows. More >>

Wānanga Wahakura – Preparing to welcome new life

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 4:20 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Following on from the popularity of past events, another weaving wānanga is to be held at Te Hotu Manawa o Rangitāne Marae in Palmerston North this weekend, 11-13 October. The event is held by Mokopuna Ora, in partnership with Best Care Whakapai ... More >>

MidCentral DHB contingency planning for MIT strike

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 12:39 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Members of the public are being advised that there may be longer-than-usual wait times for radiographic services at Palmerston North Hospital next week, as Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) and Radiographic Assistants (RAs) plan to strike. More >>

Brush-In Programme launched at Roslyn School

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 11:14 am | MidCentral District Health Board

With a cry of “3,2,1, brush,” 96 junior pupils at Roslyn School picked up their new toothbrushes and brushed their teeth together to mark the launch of MidCentral DHB’s Brush-In programme. More >>

Voting packs for DHB elections to be sent out today

Friday, 20 September 2019, 9:30 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Voting packs will be sent out today to registered voters living in the MidCentral region for this year’s District Health Board elections. More >>

Third person with measles in the MidCentral District

Monday, 16 September 2019, 3:39 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

On Friday 13 September a person with measles was identified within the MidCentral District, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the DHB’s area this year to three. More >>

Measles case in MidCentral DHB region

Friday, 6 September 2019, 9:06 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A case of measles in the MidCentral region was notified to MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service on 30 August, and confirmed via test results on 2 September. More >>

DHB services relocate to Dannevirke Community Hospital

Friday, 23 August 2019, 1:43 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A number of MidCentral DHB health services have been relocated to the Dannevirke Community Hospital to increase access to services and improve the quality of care for people living in the Tararua District. More >>

Meningococcal case confirmed in Palmerston North

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 4:02 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A person with meningococcal disease has been admitted to Palmerston North Hospital this week. The case was confirmed by Medical Officer of Health Dr Robert Weir, who said MidCentral District Health Board’s Public Health team is following up with ... More >>

Government funding for new linear accelerators welcomed

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 3:01 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB welcomes today’s announcement in Wellington by the Prime Minister and Minister of Health that the Government will provide funding for the replacement of 12 linear accelerators (LINACS) throughout the country. More >>

New dental units provide greater accessibility to services

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 10:46 am | MidCentral District Health Board

“Brush O Saurus” and “Molars on Rollers” have joined the fleet of MidCentral DHB mobile dental units, and will be bringing dental care to harder to reach parts of the MidCentral region. More >>

MidCentral and Capital and Coast DHBs to sign Memorandum

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 9:28 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Ōtaki and Te Horo residents’ access to services at Capital and Coast DHB will become clearer this week with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between MidCentral DHB and Capital and Coast DHB. The MoU formalises the exisiting ... More >>

Measles case on flight to Palmerston North

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:28 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service is aware of a person who flew from Auckland to Palmerston North on Saturday 6 July, and returned to Auckland on Sunday 7 July who has since been confirmed as having measles. More >>

Hospital services experiencing high demand

Friday, 5 July 2019, 1:06 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Palmerston North Hospital has been experiencing increasing demand for its services recently, with close to 300 people presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) over Saturday and Sunday (June 29 and 30). More >>

Health Minister impressed by new MRI Unit

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4:38 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Health Minister Dr David Clark was given a tour of MidCentral DHB’s new MRI suite during a visit to Palmerston North Hospital on Thursday morning. More >>

Manawatū Health and Wellbeing group established

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 4:19 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A new Manawatū Health and Wellbeing group has been set up to promote the aims of the Manawatū Health and Wellbeing Plan 2018 – 2023. It’s a diverse group with representatives from local communities and organisations. It will create a key link ... More >>

New MRI service includes child-friendly features

Friday, 21 June 2019, 1:03 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Children awaiting scans on MidCentral DHB’s new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine will have the opportunity to play with a small replica machine to familiarise themselves with the equipment and environment before being scanned. More >>

 

 

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