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Celebrating National Safe Sleep Day: 1 December

Monday, 27 November 2017, 1:15 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Nelson Marlborough Health is investing in more safe sleep devices for babies, and teaching people how to weave their own wahakura for baby to sleep in. These initiatives will be celebrated on Te Rā Mokopuna (National Safe Sleep day) on 1 December. More >>

More Maori and Pacific parents choosing to immunise

Friday, 29 September 2017, 1:36 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

More Maori and Pacific parents choosing to immunise their children Maori and Pacific parents in the Nelson Marlborough region are choosing to vaccinate their children in greater numbers. More >>

New home support service providers announced

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:40 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

After two years of consultation, planning and a robust public tender procurement process Nelson Marlborough Health has contracted two new providers of home-based support services for the region. More >>

Blenheim cryptosporidium outbreak lingers

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 4:52 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Cases of cryptosporidiosis continue to be confirmed in Blenheim, with the public health focus now on reminding early childcare centres how to avoid preventing more cases. More >>

Advice to campers and trampers: How to avoid catching gastro

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 3:14 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

While there have been no further outbreaks of suspected norovirus since the cluster of cases among visitors to Nelson Lakes National Park, campers and trampers in the region are urged to exert caution to avoid catching the debilitating virus. More >>

Save ED for Emergencies campaign launched

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 3:08 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

This holiday season, Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is urging people to remember that the Emergency Department is for emergencies and urgent healthcare only. More >>

Legionella infection alert

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 4:04 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Gardeners and spa pool owners are being warned to protect themselves against serious illness caused by Legionella bacteria. More >>

Damage to the Seddon & Ward town water supplies

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 11:39 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

There has been damage to the Seddon and Ward town supplies. Boil all drinking water if you are on either of these supplies. More >>

Calling for the return of loan equipment no longer required

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:16 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

If you are no longer using Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy equipment, please return it to your local hospital. The Allied Health team are asking clients to return loan equipment which is no longer required to ensure there is enough in stock for ... More >>

New Executive Leadership Team appointment

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 1:27 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Nelson Marlborough Health Chief Executive Chris Fleming has announced the appointment of Cathy O’Malley as General Manager Strategy, Primary and Community. More >>

Bringing stroke specialists to bedsides – via video

Friday, 17 June 2016, 11:13 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Nelson Marlborough Health is one of three district health boards to pilot a tele-stroke service that will give doctors 24/7 access to a neurologist based at Wellington Regional Hospital. More >>

Third case of measles confirmed in Nelson

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:03 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service has confirmed a third case of measles, and this person has been admitted to Nelson Hospital. More >>

Measles update for Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman regions

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:18 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service confirms that there has been a second confirmed case of measles in Nelson. More >>

Blenheim Cafès go #smokefreeallday

Monday, 23 May 2016, 3:25 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Café and restaurants in Marlborough are being challenged to make their outdoor dining areas smokefree all day for World Smokefree Day on Tuesday 31 May. More >>

Most smokers want to quit - World Smokefree Day 2016

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:56 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Nelson Public Health Smokefree Coordinator, Karen Vis says according to the census the rates fell from 20.7 per cent in 2006 to 15.1 per cent in 2013. More >>

Measles update for Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman regions

Friday, 20 May 2016, 4:05 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service confirms that there have been no more cases of measles notified by GPs in the Nelson, Marlborough or Tasman regions to date. More >>

Tobacco sold to under-aged customers

Friday, 6 May 2016, 2:01 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Two tobacco retailers were caught selling cigarettes to an underage customer during an operation by the Nelson Marlborough Health Public Health Service last week. More >>

A tasty start to our ‘Tap Into Water’ campaign

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 4:42 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

An assortment of naturally-flavoured water will be available to sample at the launch of Nelson Marlborough Health’s Tap Into Water campaign. More >>

New Nelson Hospital chaplaincy initiative

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 11:03 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

An extension to the Nelson Hospital Chaplaincy service now enables patients moving from Nelson Hospital to retirement complexes to receive spiritual and emotional ministry. More >>

Let’s make 2016 the year of ‘water-only schools’

Monday, 21 March 2016, 9:31 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Let’s make 2016 the year of ‘water-only schools’ Nelson Marlborough Health CEO Chris Fleming encourages school principals and chairs to accept the call to remove sugary drinks from schools. More >>

 

 

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