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Northland Caregivers Ask For More Help On FASD

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:01 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland families and caregivers struggling to cope with young people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) gathered this week at Barge Showgrounds in Whangarei to learn more about the disorder, share their experiences, and call for ... More >>

Bay of Islands Hospital Roading Layout Changes

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 3:06 pm | Northland District Health Board

From this Saturday 11 February the exit and entry roadways to Bay of Islands Hospital will be swapped around with new signage in place to clearly guide traffic. More >>

Ease up on the Emergency Department

Friday, 3 February 2017, 3:11 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is asking people to be responsible in preventing alcohol-related injuries over the long Waitangi Day weekend so emergency (ED) and accident & medical departments can focus treatment on the most acutely injured patients. More >>

Advising of Shellfish Biotoxin Warning - Bay of Islands

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:44 pm | Northland District Health Board

Public Health Warning issued today advises public NOT to collect or consume any shellfish gathered from the Bay of Islands. This also applies to any shellfish gathered within the last 5 days. More >>

Are You Affected By FASD? – Free Support Workshop On Soon

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 5:01 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland parents and caregivers of young people affected by FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) are being offered the opportunity for free support through a workshop being held at Barge Showgrounds in Whangarei on Tuesday February 14 from 10am. More >>

Salt Café starts the New Year Smokefree

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 1:23 pm | Northland District Health Board

At this time of year, the best place to eat is outdoors and Salt Café in Whangarei is offering just that – Smokefree Outdoor Dining, a great way to start the New Year. More >>

Living With Diabetes Made Easier for Camp Kids

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 4:14 pm | Northland District Health Board

Pouring rain didn’t stop the twenty children attending the summer Diabetes camp from enjoying a brisk walk to visit the Northland Rescue Helicopter last week. More >>

Fast track clinic speeds up Northland lung cancer response

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 10:28 am | Northland District Health Board

Telling patients whether they have lung cancer or not is now being done on average 18 times more quickly, thanks to the implementation of the Respiratory Fast Track Clinic service in Northland. More >>

GAS Omapere is Proudly Tobacco-free

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 3:42 pm | Northland District Health Board

Congratulations to Taryn and Joeseph Taurima of GAS Omapere in the Hokianga who have made the courageous decision not to sell tobacco products. More >>

New Playhouse Brings Joy To Sick Children

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 3:39 pm | Northland District Health Board

Being sick and in hospital it isn’t much fun especially if you are young but now children in Ward 2, Whangarei Hospital, have a brand new playhouse to help ease the stress. More >>

Northland smokers told: “Beat the Price Increase!”

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 11:20 am | Northland District Health Board

Every year thousands of kiwis escape their working lives for a few weeks for a summer holiday – epitomised by journeys to the beach, families and feasting, and of course the timehonored tradition of New Year’s resolutions. Giving up smoking is consistently ... More >>

Controlled Purchase Operations brings disappointing result

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 4:05 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two recent Controlled Purchase Operations, conducted at licensed premises throughout Northland by Northland DHB and NZ Police staff, has resulted in a very disappointing result in one of the regions. More >>

Recycling Week good opportunity to eliminate foam cups

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 4:23 pm | Northland District Health Board

Margriet Geesink has joined Northland DHB as Sustainability Development Manager to help the DHB achieve sustainability and thought eliminating foam cups were “a quick win we can actually do something about” as sustainability achievements become increasingly ... More >>

Services at Whangarei Hospital Fully Operational

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 2:23 pm | Northland District Health Board

Over the two day strike action at Whangarei Hospital 21 operations were delayed and approximately 99 adult and 22 Paediatric outpatients’ appointments were rescheduled. More >>

Retailers still prepared to sell tobacco products to minors

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 4:11 pm | Northland District Health Board

Health Officials were very disappointed three Northland retailers were prepared to sell cigarettes to underage purchasers in a recent controlled purchase operation (CPO). More >>

Northland DHB leads Fight against Methamphetamine

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 11:42 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland, a district with high incidence of problems related to methamphetamine supply and use is the perfect place for a joint cross-agency proposal between Northland DHB and New Zealand Police. More >>

NZRDA Strike Action Update

Monday, 17 October 2016, 2:00 pm | Northland District Health Board

Unfortunately, we need to reschedule some non-urgent surgery and appointments over the next two days (7am Tuesday 18 October through to Thursday 7am 20 October) due to strike action. More >>

NZRDA Strike Action

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 5:06 pm | Northland District Health Board

You will be aware that the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) has issued notice of industrial action. Resident Doctors (RMO) who are union members will strike and not be available to work for 48 hours between 7am Tuesday 18 October and 7am ... More >>

First–time episodes of rheumatic fever in Northland drop

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 1:33 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is seeing positive results from a campaign to get children treated for Strep Throat A. First-time episodes of rheumatic fever have dropped from 15 in 2014 to five cases in 2015 and in 2016 just one case was reported. More >>

100 Tonnes in One Month - Record Laundry Load

Friday, 16 September 2016, 3:49 pm | Northland District Health Board

Photo – Mike Botur: Pictured left to right are Commercial Services Manager Deb Borovich with laundry staff Kasey Hoeta, Lorraine Howson and Shane Trow More >>



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