MidCentral District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

New members sought for Clinical Council

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 3:05 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The Clinical Council was established in 2017 as a vehicle for clinicians to provide a strategic clinical perspective and advice on plans and initiatives important to the people living in the communities being served by MidCentral DHB (MDHB). More >>

Manawhenua Hauora and MDHB re-sign agreement

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 10:03 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) and its Māori Relationship Board Manawhenua Hauora have re-signed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance Maori health in the district. More >>

Still no confirmed measles cases in MidCentral

Monday, 25 March 2019, 4:17 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB Medical Officer of Health Dr Robert Weir said many midwives in the region had been receiving questions on the potential effect of measles on pregnant women and their babies. More >>

Volunteers wanted for hospital garden

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 10:26 am | MidCentral District Health Board

The founder of Palmerston North Hospital’s hidden gem, the Garden of Tranquillity, is calling for volunteers to keep the garden thriving as the team marks the sacred space’s 13th birthday. More >>

No confirmed measles in MidCentral, but it could spread

Friday, 15 March 2019, 4:33 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

There are currently no confirmed cases of measles in the MidCentral district but it’s possible it will spread to the region, the DHB Medical Officer of Health says. More >>

Wahakura – More than a safe place to sleep

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 4:43 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A wānanga teaching the practice of weaving wahakura is taking place in Levin this weekend, as part of a partnership between Mokopuna Ora and local community groups. More >>

MidCentral DHB services being monitored ahead of strike

Friday, 22 February 2019, 10:21 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board is continuing to review what services it can provide during a proposed junior doctor strike this month. More >>

New computer system gives patients smoother hospital journey

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 4:13 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A new computer system that allows staff to quickly and easily check patient flow from anywhere in the hospital is set to minimise wait times and make for a smoother patient journey at Palmerston North Hospital. More >>

Third junior doctor strike coincides with midwifery strike

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 9:30 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Planning is under way to ensure safe conditions are maintained for both patients and staff at MidCentral DHB (MDHB) sites during the proposed strikes by members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (NZRDA) and the Midwifery Employee ... More >>

Keep up the fluids during hot temperatures

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 4:30 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

As temperatures increase around the country, MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) is advising the public to ensure they keep drinking water to avoid dehydration. More >>

Planning under way for second strike

Friday, 25 January 2019, 11:22 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Contingency planning is well under way at MidCentral DHB (MDHB) for a second intended 48-hour strike by Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) who are members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (NZDRA). More >>

Planning underway for Resident Medical Officer strike

Friday, 11 January 2019, 10:35 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Contingency planning is well underway at MidCentral DHB for an intended 48-hour strike by Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) who are members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (NZDRA). More >>

DHBs to reinforce existing healthcare partnership in Ōtaki

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 5:29 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board has reaffirmed its close working partnership with the neighbouring Capital & Coast District Health Board in Ōtaki. More >>

Low health risk for residents near Feilding fire

Friday, 21 December 2018, 3:56 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Low health risk for residents near Feilding fire MidCentral District Health Board public health officials are advising property owners near a large rubbish fire on the outskirts of Feilding to disconnect their roof water supply. More >>

Cost of smoking increasing, but quit and get $200

Friday, 21 December 2018, 12:22 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Following a rise in the price of cigarettes and loose tobacco products from 1 January 2019, MidCentral DHB is expecting an increase in the number of people accessing stop smoking services. More >>

Syphilis cases on the rise in Manawatū

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:03 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Syphilis cases on the rise in Manawatū It is coming into the holiday period and syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection that was almost gone from New Zealand, is now a public health issue again. There has been a large increase in the number ... More >>

Achievements celebrated in this year’s Quality Account

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 12:10 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Improvements and achievements celebrated in this year’s Quality Account Work by MidCentral District Health Board and Central Primary Health Organisation to improve the services provided to the community have been highlighted in the 2017/2018 Quality ... More >>

Keep the festive season happy – be responsible with alcohol

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:43 am | MidCentral District Health Board

With the festive season upon us, MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) is encouraging anyone planning to drink alcohol to do so responsibly. More >>

Health Warning Issued for Lake Wiritoa

Monday, 17 December 2018, 1:16 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Tests carried out by Horizons Regional Council have shown very high levels of potentially toxic blue-green algae at Lake Wiritoa near Whanganui. More >>

Meningococcal disease case confirmed as MenW strain

Friday, 14 December 2018, 4:19 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Meningococcal disease case confirmed as MenW strain Tests have confirmed that the patient admitted to Palmerston North Hospital this week with meningococcal disease has contracted the MenW strain. More >>

 

 

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