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Elevated levels of PSP at Tapeka Point

Friday, 27 January 2017, 3:32 pm | Northland DHB

Northland District Health Board’s Health Protection Unit advise members of the public do NOT collect or consume shellfish from within the Bay of Islands. This warning follows sea water samples taken from Tapeka Point in the Bay of Islands showing the ... More >>

National Anaesthesia Day Success Stories

Friday, 14 October 2016, 11:41 am | Northland DHB

Monday October 17 is National Anaesthesia Day. Northland District Health Board is sharing stories of Northland patients who have benefited from regional anaesthesia during surgery plus insights from Anaesthetist Dr Fred Muller after 30 years of practice. More >>

Northland Immunisation Rate Poor

Friday, 15 July 2016, 12:03 pm | Northland DHB

Deciding not to immunise your baby is a choice that affects not only your child, but also their grandparents, their future children and the whole community. More >>

Northland DHB supports march against family violence

Monday, 16 May 2016, 5:17 pm | Northland DHB

Northland DHB is backing a march against violence being held in Whangarei on Sunday 22 May – part of a nationwide series of ‘March for Moko’ events prompted by the death of three-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri. More >>

Free wifi now available at Northland DHB sites

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 8:53 am | Northland DHB

Northland DHB is making free wifi available to patients and visitors from Tuesday 1 March. More >>

Northland smokers told: “Beat the Price Increase!”

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 11:23 am | Northland DHB

Giving up smoking is consistently at the top of the list for New Year’s resolutions, and this year smokers have another incentive to quit: a scheduled tobacco tax increase takes effect from 1 January 2016, adding a further 10% to the price of cigarettes ... More >>

Stage one complete – Whangarei hospital emergency department

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:47 am | Northland DHB

This morning staff gathered at the new Whangarei Hospital emergency department (ED) triage area (assessment area) to bless the space before it opens for patients today. More >>

Kids Hospital Appeal prize winner comes from Whangarei

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 5:30 pm | Northland DHB

A shopper at the Countdown Whangarei store has won the major prize in the national Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal fundraising raffle - a Volkswagen Passat Wagon TSI R-Line worth $56,240. More >>

Horses Help People Become 'The Best Versions of Themselves'

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 10:23 am | Northland DHB

Horses are helping on the healing journey for some clients of the Northland DHB’s Tumanako mental health inpatient unit. More >>

Young baby has died from probable Meningococcal disease

Saturday, 10 October 2015, 11:37 am | Northland DHB

Meningococcal disease is a bacterial infection that causes two very serious illnesses: meningitis (an infection of the membranes that cover the brain) and septicaemia (blood poisoning). More >>

Controlled Purchase Operation brings disappointing result

Friday, 11 September 2015, 2:25 pm | Northland DHB

A Controlled Purchase Operation at licensed premises in the Kaipara East area has shocked NZ Police and Northland DHB staff who conducted it. More >>

Emergency and urgent medical transport available in Kaitaia

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 2:38 pm | Northland DHB

Emergency and urgent medical transport is still available for Kaitaia residents despite Kaitaia airport currently being closed due to protest action. More >>

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day – Wed Sep 9

Friday, 4 September 2015, 2:45 pm | Northland DHB

This Wednesday is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day, created to increase our recognition of the risks associated with drinking alcohol during pregnancy. There is no known type, or amount, of alcohol that is safe to drink at any time during ... More >>

Thousands of kiwis urged to stop smoking this October

Monday, 31 August 2015, 12:10 pm | Northland DHB

From October 1, thousands of kiwis will be taking part in the 31-day stop smoking challenge. Stoptober is only in the second year in New Zealand but organisers are expecting swelling participant numbers to double. More >>

Northland DHB Paving Way for Future Healthcare

Monday, 3 August 2015, 11:09 am | Northland DHB

Northland DHB is paving the way for future healthcare by trialling a high-tech, potentially life-saving telemedicine system. More >>

Kaitaia Teens Bucking Obesity Trend

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 2:04 pm | Northland DHB

Kaitaia’s population is usually renowned for its high rate of obesity but five young residents are breaking that cycle and are off to the USA to represent New Zealand with their fitness expertise. More >>

Northland DHB not proceeding with food and laundry cases

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 9:28 am | Northland DHB

Northland DHB continues to be actively engaged in progressing and considering a number of national business cases, including shared banking and insurance and working through the implementation of the national finance, procurement and supply chain ... More >>

Community and DHB lose Appeal against another Bottle Store

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 11:54 am | Northland DHB

The Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA) has dismissed the appeal by Northland DHB and the Onerahi community against the district licensing committee’s decision to grant a new off-licence for a bottle store in Onerahi. This means there ... More >>

Pink Ribbon Breakfast -Whangarei

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 4:16 pm | Northland DHB

Everyone will be in ‘the pink’ next Tuesday (19 May) with the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) shouting staff at the Mauri Ora Breast Clinic service breakfast in acknowledgment of their work towards detecting breast cancer in Northland. The ... More >>

Northland DHB Doctor Returns From Midst of Ebola

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 2:41 pm | Northland DHB

After spending three months helping in a country overwhelmed by the largest Ebola outbreak ever known, Northland DHB’s Dr Clair Mills says there’s much more she could’ve stayed and got on with. More >>



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