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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 >>

Conference to focus on high performing health care

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 9:43 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A conference being run by the MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) and Central Primary Health Organisation (CPHO) in May will feature international speakers, and focus on how to develop a high performing health care system. More >>

Keep an eye out for the elderly this holiday season

Friday, 12 December 2014, 4:56 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

For many of us the holiday season is often spent relaxing with family and friends, but it’s also a time to look out for the elderly in our communities who are socially isolated. More >>

Health of children the focus of MDHB Health Award winners

Monday, 20 October 2014, 9:08 am | MidCentral District Health Board

In a celebration of a decade of excellence, with a record 64 entries, the tenth MidCentral DHB Health Awards’ Supreme Award went to those helping our youngest and most vulnerable. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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