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New Detox Beds for Northland

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 12:33 pm | Northland District Health Board

Wait times for patients referred to Northland’s only addiction detox unit, Timatanga Hou at Dargaville Hospital are likely to be reduced after a portion of funding awarded to the Te Ara Oranga project was allocated to them to expand and enhance responsive ... More >>

Care around the clock to continue throughout strike

Monday, 14 January 2019, 3:09 pm | Northland District Health Board

With the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association 48 hour strike action starting tomorrow at 7am, Northland District Health Board is reminding people that they can help take the pressure off emergency services by always making their general practice ... More >>

Developing Safer Working Environments

Monday, 14 January 2019, 1:40 pm | Northland District Health Board

The newly appointed Northland DHB workplace violence prevention programme manager, Eliza Wallace was welcomed to the organisation this week in a formal pōwhiri. Eliza brings with her valuable in-depth knowledge and experience in the development of ... More >>

Uninvited biting guests over the summer season

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 2:32 pm | Northland District Health Board

As the warm, humid summer season quickly approaches, Northlanders may be visited by the ever- annoying mosquito while gathering around the BBQ. More >>

Extra Vaccine for Northland Targeted MenW Programme

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 12:04 pm | Northland District Health Board

PHARMAC has confirmed they have procured an additional 5000 doses of Meningococcal ACWY vaccine, which brings the total stock available for Northland's targeted three-week vaccination programme to 25,650 doses. More >>

Community Vaccination Programme Announced

Monday, 26 November 2018, 3:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

Today the Prime Minister and Minister of Health announced a community meningococcal W vaccination programme to combat the community outbreak in Northland. More >>

Te Ara Oranga Supreme Winner

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 11:41 am | Northland District Health Board

An initiative to reduce the hold that methamphetamine has over the Northland region, Te Ara Oranga was awarded the Cedric Kelly Supreme Award at the 2018 Northland Health and Social Innovation Bi-annual Awards at Forum North on Wednesday. More >>

Stage One Bay of Islands Redevelopment Officially Opened

Friday, 28 September 2018, 12:17 pm | Northland District Health Board

Today, Stage One of the $14m Bay of Islands Hospital redevelopment was officially opened by Health Minister Rt Hon Dr David Clark. More >>

Practice Good Hand Hygiene During Spring Lambing and Calving

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:16 pm | Northland District Health Board

A timely reminder of the importance of good hand hygiene following an increase in the number of cases of gastrointestinal infections, in particular Cryptosporidium, E. Coli O157 (VTEC), Campylobacter, and others diseases in the region. More >>

Te Ara Oranga wins Workforce Innovation Award

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:36 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB Mental Health & Addiction Services (on behalf of the Te Ara Oranga steering group) were presented with the Supreme Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award last night at the Cutting Edge Conference dinner in Rotorua. More >>

Contact Energy Renal Fund Reduces Stress

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 3:17 pm | Northland District Health Board

The last two winters have been a little easier to get through for Ruakaka renal patient Desiree Goldsmith thanks to a $1000 grant she received from the Contact Energy Renal Fund that helps pay hefty power bills to keep her lifesaving dialysis machine running. More >>

Maui’s Hook – A Healing Journey

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 1:17 pm | Northland District Health Board

When Sam and Gina Albert from Taiharuru were approached by the Ngāti Hine Health Trust to take part in a movie about their experience with their son’s suicide, although it was raw, they jumped right in. They both felt that it was time to be ... More >>

The Countdown Is On To Support Northland Children

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 4:43 pm | Northland District Health Board

Four year-old Whaiawa Tito, who like her dad Pat, has Type 1 diabetes. There is no cure for Type 1 diabetes, and it requires constant careful self-management and good medical care. More >>

Two More Cafes Join The Fresh Air Movement

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:36 am | Northland District Health Board

Milk & Honey in Kamo and The Deck in Reotahi have joined 24 other Whangarei cafes that offer smokefree outdoor dining. More >>

Update No1 - NZNO Strike Action

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 2:56 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB hospitals report Emergency Departments and clinical teams are managing well during the NZNO members strike. More >>

Celebrate being smokefree in Northland

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 2:22 pm | Northland District Health Board

New Zealand is moving closer to being smokefree and this World Smokefree Day is the perfect time to celebrate our smokefree environments, places and whānau, said Bridget Rowse from Northland District Health Board. More >>

Join the trend – STOP smoking for World Smokefree Day

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:32 am | Northland District Health Board

With fewer New Zealanders smoking Bridget Rowse from Northland District Health Board is challenging anyone who’s thinking about stopping smoking to join the trend. More >>

Doctors Kamo achieve National Healthcare Home Certifcation

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 1:59 pm | Northland District Health Board

Doctors Kamo are one of ten practices nationally to receive National Healthcare Home Certification, and the first practice in Northland. More >>

DHB Environmental Vehicles Roll Out

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:21 pm | Northland District Health Board

Signage has been added to Northland DHB’s new fleet of six electric vehicles, meaning they are ready to roll out. The EVs will leave less of a carbon dioxide-equivalent emission footprint in the atmosphere as they transport DHB staff delivering all sorts ... More >>

Paediatrician Roger Tuck Retires

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:25 am | Northland District Health Board

Paediatrician Dr Roger Tuck retires from Northland DHB on March 1 and leaves a legacy of 37 years of seeking the best for the young people of Northland. Roger was for many years head of child health, then clinical director and for a time was chief ... More >>



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