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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 >>

The Well Child Tamariki Ora Book meets the 21st Century

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 10:29 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The digital age has come to the Well Child Tamariki Ora My Health book (commonly referred to as the Plunket book). Now there is a Well Child app for mobile devices to help busy parents keep track of their children’s check- ups and immunisations. More >>

The Well Child Tamariki Ora Book meets the 21st Century

Monday, 29 February 2016, 10:26 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The digital age has come to the Well Child Tamariki Ora My Health book commonly referred to as the Plunket book). Now there is a Well Child app to help busy parents keep track of their children’s check- ups and immunisations. More >>

Planting your winter greens? Five steps could save your life

Friday, 26 February 2016, 2:29 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Nelson Marlborough Health Protection Officers are advising people to take five simple steps when handling potting mix and compost, to avoid contracting potentially-fatal Legionnaires' disease. More >>

People urged to save Wairau Hospital ED for emergencies only

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 10:16 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

People urged to save Wairau Hospital ED for emergencies only while flood clean-up underway More >>

Juices and ‘diet’ drinks to go from hospital shelves

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 4:38 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Following the removal of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in March 2014, the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has strengthened its policy and will remove artificially-sweetened beverages (ASBs), sugar-added juices, flavoured waters and pre-packaged ‘smoothie’ ... More >>

Wairau Hospital building refurbishment underway

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 11:42 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

It’s more important than ever to save the Emergency Department at Wairau Hospital for emergencies as earthquake-strengthening work gets underway on the Arthur Wicks building where it is based. More >>

New operating theatre to increase elective capacity

Friday, 29 January 2016, 12:20 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Public and private elective services consumers will benefit from a new operating theatre to be added to the Wairau Hospital Theatre Complex. More >>

2015 Quality Account launch

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 4:17 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The 2015 NMDHB Quality Account ‘ Healthcare Initiatives in Nelson Marlborough’ will be officially launched in Nelson and Wairau on Thursday 3 December. More >>

Groups provide input for Primary and Community Health Plan

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 12:11 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The regions health sector leaders are agreed on a collaborative approach to developing a Primary and Community Health Plan for Nelson Marlborough. More >>

NMDHB 2015/16 Annual Plan gains approval

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 9:50 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

The 2015/16 Nelson Marlborough District Health Board three- year Annual Plan has been approved by the Minister of Health, Hon Dr Jonathon Coleman. More >>

Positive response to Health Service Needs plan

Friday, 16 October 2015, 9:47 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Rural communities in Tasman gave an overall positive response to the future direction for the Nelson Marlborough health system as presented at public meetings held in Murchison, Motueka and Golden Bay this week. More >>

Feedback on Future Health Service Needs

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 9:50 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

There was overall positive support given for the NMDHB Health Needs Analysis and Health Service Plan in terms of the issues and directions for the Nelson Marlborough Health System. However, at the public meeting in Nelson last night concerns were ... More >>

Winners of NMDHB 2015 Health Quality & Innovation Awards

Friday, 18 September 2015, 2:02 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

A clinical initiative focused on the safe discharge of chest pain patients in the Emergency Department has won the Excellence Award at the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) 2015 Health Quality & Innovation Awards , held in Nelson ... More >>

Proposed changes to Food Services feedback reviewed

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:47 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Since 1999 the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has contracted the provision of food services. The Board is presently considering whether to join a national arrangement which would see Compass Group become the single provider of food services to New ... More >>

Educators Get ‘Sugar-Free’ Message

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 1:11 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board Principal Dental Officer, Dr Rob Beaglehole is taking the ‘sugar free’ message to principals, heads of departments, health co-ordinators and other educators during the region’s Oral Health week. More >>

Fountains not Fizzy

Monday, 16 March 2009, 3:08 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Children needing a drink around sports grounds at Nelson College, Victory and Nelson Intermediate won’t be able to miss their local water fountains with their bright new mosaic bases. More >>

 

 

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