Northland District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations bring improved results

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 3:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

Staff from Northland DHB and NZ Police were pleased with the overall result of two Controlled Purchase Operations conducted at licensed premises throughout Northland. More >>

Collaborative effort to after hours care in Kaitaia

Monday, 8 July 2019, 2:51 pm | Northland District Health Board

From 1 July Kaitaia Hospital Accident and Medical Department is providing the on-call overnight roster (10 pm until 8 am) to which general practice used to contribute. More >>

Tenth Case of Measles Confirmed in Northland

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 2:07 pm | Northland District Health Board

A tenth case of measles has been confirmed in Northland with six cases currently under investigation. More >>

Helping youth reach out

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 8:54 am | Northland District Health Board

The message that life can be what you make it, and if you are going down the wrong track you can change direction and be as great as you want to be, has been delivered to around 2,500 young Northlanders over the last five weeks in the play, ‘10Ft ... More >>

Nine measles cases now confirmed in Northland

Monday, 10 June 2019, 3:53 pm | Northland District Health Board

There are now nine confirmed cases of measles in Northland, up three from the end of last week. The new cases range in age from 25 to 58, were unimmunised and all live in Whangarei. More >>

Supporting Pregnant Women to Become Smokefree

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 10:34 am | Northland District Health Board

As we get closer to World Smokefree Day on Friday 31 May, midwives in Northland will be providing pregnant women who smoke with sample packs of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in the hope they will try and attempt to become smokefree. More >>

New Case of Measles in Northland

Monday, 27 May 2019, 10:48 am | Northland District Health Board

A woman with measles was admitted to Whangarei Hospital ICU on Saturday 25 May and is in a stable condition. More >>

Latest controlled purchase operation results in 3 bad sales

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 3:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

Latest Controlled Purchase Operation Results in Three Under Age Sales in the Far North More >>

Lights, Camera and Action

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 9:42 am | Northland District Health Board

The Orthopaedic service at Whangārei Hospital could have been mistaken for the set of Shortland Street in early April when one of their regular patients used the space to film a scene for a short film they are submitting to the 2019 Focus on Ability ... More >>

Dargaville Hospital Just Got More Comfortable

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:45 pm | Northland District Health Board

A Gold Star wish list first drawn up in 2007 by staff at Dargaville Hospital is slowly being ticked off thanks to donations from the community and substantial fundraising efforts from local service clubs. More >>

Measles in Northland

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:08 pm | Northland District Health Board

An 11 year old visitor from Auckland has been diagnosed with measles, and another 14 month old from Australia suspected to have measles, has presented to the Bay of Islands Hospital over the weekend. More >>

Zoom Connects Patients with Dentists

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 3:28 pm | Northland District Health Board

The Northland DHB pilot of their oral telehealth service last month was a success, with clinicians and patients both giving a 'big smile' to Zoom seamlessly connecting patients in Kaitaia with dentists at Whangarei Hospital. More >>

Disappointing Result in Far North

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 3:40 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB and NZ Police staff who this week conducted two Controlled Purchase Operations (CPOs) at licensed premises throughout Northland are disappointed with the result in one of the regions. More >>

Doctors urge all parents to ensure children are vaccinated

Monday, 25 March 2019, 4:25 pm | Northland District Health Board

Doctors are urging all parents and caregivers to have their eligible children vaccinated after a seven month old Northland child has been diagnosed with meningococcal W. More >>

Whangarei retailers sell cigarettes to minors

Monday, 18 March 2019, 9:39 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland District Health Board were disappointed to see retailers continuing to sell cigarettes to minors after they conducted a controlled purchase operation (CPO) involving several Whangarei retailers last week. More >>

Immunisation only sure way to avoid measles

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 12:59 pm | Northland District Health Board

With the number of confirmed cases of measles in Canterbury now at twenty-five and likely to rise, it is clear that measles is circulating in New Zealand, meaning it is only a matter of time before it arrives in Northland. More >>

Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 12:15 pm | Northland District Health Board

At least 715 people receive renal services in Northland every year, with 187 of those people on dialysis. More >>

Smokefree Outdoors offered by over 30 Cafes in Whangarei

Monday, 18 February 2019, 4:55 pm | Northland District Health Board

Six new cafes and restaurants in Quality Street Whangarei are now offering smokefree outdoor dining as part of The Fresh Air Project, which now brings the total to 30 smokefree outdoor dining cafes in Whangarei. More >>

Make sure water tank refills are safe to drink

Monday, 18 February 2019, 1:58 pm | Northland District Health Board

Given the dry hot weather conditions, coupled with limited rainfall, Northland DHB’s Public Health Unit strongly advise residents to contact a Ministry of Health Approved Water Carrier when household tank levels are running low. More >>

Parents Urged to Take Action with Men W Clinics

Friday, 8 February 2019, 9:49 am | Northland District Health Board

With just three weeks left of the Northland outbreak meningococcal W campaign clinics in secondary schools are being established to ensure all eligible 13 to under 20 year olds have the chance to be vaccinated. More >>

 

 

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