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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 >>

Meningitis case diagnosed in MidCentral DHB area

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 4:38 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A case of meningococcal disease has been diagnosed in the MidCentral DHB area, and the person is being treated at the Palmerston North Hospital. More >>

Countdown Appeal raises money for Children’s Ward

Monday, 3 December 2018, 12:26 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The redecoration of the Children’s Ward at Palmerston North Hospital is to become a reality thanks to the Countdown Kid’s Hospital Appeal. More >>

Turning the corner on HIV

Friday, 30 November 2018, 3:11 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a disease that compromises your immune system. If left untreated, it can progress to a more serious stage when it is considered as AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). The biggest issue faced by New Zealanders ... More >>

Palmerston North Hospital celebrates 125 years

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 4:06 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Palmerston North Hospital celebrates 125 years The Palmerston North Hospital has proudly marked 125 years of providing healthcare to the community. More >>

Health warning issued for toxic algae in Rangitīkei lake

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 1:52 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Tests carried out by Horizons Regional Council have shown very high levels of potentially toxic blue-green algae at Duddings Lake in the Rangitīkei District. Health warnings will be placed at the lake and there will be regular monitoring. People are advised ... More >>

Third Wahakura workshop this weekend

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 1:08 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Te Pūtahi-a-Toi School of Maori Knowledge, Massey University, will host a weaving wananga in Palmerston North. Jenny Firmin (rāranga teacher, nō Whanganui), will be teaching the wahakura waikawa style to hapū māmā, their whanau, weavers and ... More >>

Smoking threatens our culture

Friday, 23 November 2018, 11:01 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Hapai Te Hauora (Māori Public Health Services, Auckland) recently initiated a hui at Te Wakahuia Manawatu Trust in Highbury to gather information to support a proposed approach to government on reducing the availability of tobacco in community dairies. ... More >>

Whanganui and Ashhurst tobacco retailers fail operations

Friday, 26 October 2018, 4:47 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Whanganui and Ashhurst tobacco retailers fail operations Three retailers sold tobacco products to a 15-year-old volunteer during recent controlled purchase operations carried out by MidCentral DHB Public Health Services. The retailers were Lite Up ... More >>

Palmerston North Hospital to mark 125th Anniversary

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 3:47 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Brian Wilton’s replica 1930s ambulance will be the star attraction of a display at Te Manawa to mark the Palmerston North Hospital’s 125th Anniversary. More >>

Anaesthesia is so much more than just being put to sleep.

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 12:58 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

That was the message from MidCentral District Health Board anaesthetists who marked World Anaesthesia Day at the Palmerston North Hospital on Tuesday 16 October. More >>

Tararua Mental Health Service to relocate

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 12:13 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

After 18 months of planning, the Dannevirke office of Tararua Mental Health and Addictions Service is on the move. More >>

 

 

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