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Strong Turnout for Diabetes Walk/Run

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 4:48 pm | Northland District Health Board

Despite predicted thunderstorms, a strong crowd turned out for the Youth Diabetes Fun Run and Walk around the Town Basin loop walkway on Wednesday evening, far exceeding organisers’ expectations. More >>

Second edition of Nursing Scorecard

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:48 am | Northland District Health Board

Increasing the number of Maori nursing graduates is critical for addressing health and workforce inequalities for Maori. More >>

Inspiration for Kidney Donor Walkers

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 4:36 pm | Northland District Health Board

A Whangarei couple, travelling the length of New Zealand to raise awareness for kidney donation, have been re-inspired by seven potential donors coming forward since they set off two weeks ago. More >>

Shaken Baby Prevention Education launches

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:59 am | Northland District Health Board

Jaysha was born a healthy baby but, at four weeks old, was shaken by her father and, from that day, her life took on a different path. More >>

Patients Surveyed on their Hospital Experience

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 12:00 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is encouraging people to respond to a new survey asking for feedback on their stay in hospital. More >>

Children’s Ward Receives Generous Donation

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 1:57 pm | Northland District Health Board

Whangarei Hospital children’s ward resident Katie Reed has spent a fair amount of time in the ward’s playroom. This week she, along with staff members, was thrilled with the donation of a truck-load of new wooden playroom furniture, thanks to the ... More >>

Surgeons receive prestigious Australasian College Award

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:54 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two Whangarei surgeons are the first in New Zealand to receive a prestigious Australasian award. More >>

Goodbye Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:18 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB will soon be walking the talk by eradicating all sugar-sweetened beverages on-site. More >>

Further cases of measles in Northland

Monday, 11 August 2014, 11:47 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB has confirmed six further cases of measles in Northland. The unimmunised children affected reside in the Hokianga, and had been in contact with the first case reported on July 29. More >>

Katie Reed and Allkars Taniwha Mascot launchKids Appeal

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 2:23 pm | Northland District Health Board

10 year old Katie Reed ‘high 5’s’ Allkars Taniwha Mascot for helping her launch this really important campaign. More >>

Northlanders urged to get vaccinated

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:32 pm | Northland District Health Board

Measles has been confirmed in an unimmunised child in Northland this week. The child had been in contact with children from the Waikato, where there has been a large measles outbreak with cases still being reported. More >>

$10,000 Donation of Toys, Equipment to Child Health Centre

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 5:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

Staff at Whangarei Hospital’s Child Health Centre were in for a lot of fun today as they opened boxes containing $10,000 worth of brand new donated toys and equipment to benefit the children of Northland. More >>

Aroha from Hope

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 3:26 pm | Northland District Health Board

Tarchia Joll can relate to many of the fears and anxieties felt by parents of SCBU babies. Nearly three years after losing one of her twin daughters at 24-weeks gestation, Tarchia is able to share her empathy with other grieving parents in SCBU through ... More >>

Northlanders urged to get vaccinated against measles

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:08 am | Northland District Health Board

Dr Clair Mills, Medical Officer of Health at Northland DHB, advises Northlanders to ensure their families are protected from measles. 238 cases have been reported this year so far from the Auckland region, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Hawkes ... More >>

Northlanders offered free flu protection

Friday, 30 May 2014, 1:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

With the colder weather here Northlanders are being urged to call their doctor or nurse as soon as possible to book their ‘flu’ vaccination– the vaccination is free for many people. More >>

Northland's tobacco retailers - Encouraging results from CPO

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 1:56 pm | Northland District Health Board

A controlled purchase operation (CPO) carried out earlier this month by the Northland District Health Board Public & Population Health Unit found only one retailer in breach of the Smokefree Environments Act 1990. More >>

Active Workplace Programme transforms staff

Friday, 28 February 2014, 2:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

Medical staff in the Far North have had an extra spring to their step since becoming the first within the Northland DHB to take part in Active Workplace. More >>

Northland DHB doctors urge parents to immunise children

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 5:08 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland parents are being urged to vaccinate their children against measles ahead of a potential local outbreak. More >>

Keep cars and homes Smokefree

Friday, 17 January 2014, 3:14 pm | Northland District Health Board

Individuals and organisations in the Northland are being urged to support a smokefree cars and homes campaign. More than 350 New Zealanders die each year due to of exposure to second-hand smoke, said Bridget Rowse, Smokefree Advisor at Northland District ... More >>

Big Donation for Child Health from Countdown

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 6:46 pm | Northland District Health Board

Today the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal presented Northland DHB with a cheque for more than $87,000, following their best campaign since the appeal began in 2007. More >>

 

 

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