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Murchison Health Centre to join Nelson Bays Primary Health

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 3:39 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Murchison Health Centre is joining Nelson Bays Primary Health, the primary health organisation (PHO) that organises and delivers primary and community health services across the Nelson and Tasman district. More >>

Well Child app 2.0

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 2:33 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

An app that helps New Zealand whānau transition into parenthood has had an upgrade. More >>

Counting down to the start of bowel cancer screening

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Counting down to the start of bowel cancer screening ________________________________________ After more than a year in the planning, Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is two weeks away from launching the National Bowel Screening Programme in the region. More >>

Local mums celebrate breastfeeding

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:21 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

The benefits of breastfeeding on the health and welfare of babies is the focus of the 2018 World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August. The slogan for this year is ‘Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life’. More >>

Increase of campylobacteriosis cases in Nelson Marlborough

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 3:34 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

There has been an increase in campylobacteriosis case notifications in the last four weeks in the Nelson Marlborough region. More >>

Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 1:48 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services during workers’ strike Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is preparing to close most hospital elective services on 12 July due a nationwide strike by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are covered ... More >>

Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services during strike

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 10:11 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is preparing to close most hospital elective services on 5 and 12 July due a nationwide strike on those days by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are covered by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) collective ... More >>

Nelson Hospital Shuttle Buggy Service receives Award

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 12:17 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Recognising a problem and finding a solution has paid off for the Nelson Hospital Shuttle Buggy service. More >>

Join the trend – quit smoking for World Smokefree Day

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 11:37 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

With fewer New Zealanders smoking, Nelson Marlborough Health smokefree co-ordinator Karen Vis is challenging anyone who’s thinking about quitting smoking to join the trend. More >>

Regional IT system connects health services

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 3:49 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Regional IT system connects health services across the Top of the South ________________________________________ Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) has launched a regional IT system that will seamlessly connect patient information across all its health services for the first time. More >>

Retailer caught selling cigarettes illegally

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:27 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

One tobacco retailer in the Blenheim CBD was caught selling cigarettes to a 14-year-old volunteer in a tobacco controlled purchase operation undertaken by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) last week. More >>

Buller festival-goers asked to check immunisation status

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:57 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

A case of mumps has been notified to the Nelson Marlborough Health Public Health Service. More >>

Update: Gastroenteritis outbreak in Nelson

Friday, 2 March 2018, 3:14 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

The outbreak of gastroenteritis that is occurring at Nelson Hospital is continuing and the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service has renewed its advice about how to prevent the spread in the community. More >>

Nelson Marlborough Health - After Hours Health Options

Monday, 18 December 2017, 8:56 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH)) is urging people to choose the most appropriate healthcare option over the holiday season. More >>

Whooping Cough Outbreak: Babies And Infants Most at Risk

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 11:46 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Dr Andrew Lindsay, Medical Officer of Health with the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service, urges parents and caregivers of young children, pregnant women and every person who has close contact with young children or pregnant women to check ... More >>

Whooping cough cases continue to increase

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 6:15 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Public health alert: Whooping cough cases continue to increase ________________________________________ The Nelson Marlborough Health Public Health Service (PHS) urges people to be vigilant and seek immediate advice from their GP if they or their children show whooping cough ... More >>

Whooping Cough on the Rise in Nelson Region

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 10:46 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Five confirmed cases and a further 18 suspected cases of whooping cough (pertussis) have been notified recently to the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS). All come from the Nelson region. More >>

 

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