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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 >>

Redevelopment at Bay of Islands Hospital

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 1:32 pm | Northland District Health Board

Compliance requirements, additional geotechnical testing of the proposal building platform and a change in the proposed methodology for the demolition of old buildings has delayed construction at Bay of Islands Hospital. More >>

Community Nurses And Doctors Recognised With Awards

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 9:15 am | Northland District Health Board

The Northland Health and Social Innovation Awards are returning in November this year. This time around, primary healthcare workers are being recognised with their own category and four distinct awards. More >>

Playing with Pokémon helps Jethro through transfusions

Monday, 22 August 2016, 10:38 am | Northland District Health Board

Shannon Gantley brings her son Jethro Morrow to Whangarei Hospital’s Children’s Ward on a Thursday each week. While the caring nurses and play specialists keep Jethro entertained, Jethro receives a transfusion of plasma to keep him alive. More >>

CuddleCot Gift Helps Parents Stay With Stillborns

Friday, 5 August 2016, 2:53 pm | Northland District Health Board

A Northland couple’s generous donation of a CuddleCot to Whangarei Hospital’s Te Kotuku maternity unit means a child who has died around the time of birth can remain with his or her parents for longer. More >>

Measles update – Good response to vaccination clinics

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:09 am | Northland District Health Board

Measles update – Good response to vaccination clinics, but number of immunised still too low to stop spread in Northland. More >>

More Measles Vaccination Clinics Planned in Mid North

Monday, 23 May 2016, 4:44 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland District Health Board confirms a further case of measles in Northland, bringing the total confirmed cases to five. Currently all confirmed cases are from the Kerikeri/Whangaroa area. More >>

World Smokefree Day 31 May 2016 - Smokers keen to quit

Monday, 23 May 2016, 4:36 pm | Northland District Health Board

The rate of smoking in Northland continues to drop, with rates going from 22.7% in 2006 to 16.8% in 2013 according to the Census . More >>

DHB activates 0800 222 030 for information about Measles

Monday, 23 May 2016, 10:22 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB has activated a local 0800 number so that Northlanders can access timely information about measles. People can call 0800 222 030 at any time to get up to date information and measles and immunisation. More >>

More Measles Vaccination Clinics Planned in Mid North

Friday, 20 May 2016, 4:51 pm | Northland District Health Board

With four cases of measles notified in Northland, and further cases expected, Northland DHB has extended the free vaccination clinics in the Mid North. More >>

World Smokefree Day 2016 - Perfect opportunity to quit

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 4:39 pm | Northland District Health Board

‘Quit now – it’s about whānau’ is the message for this year’s World Smokefree Day, and it starts in Northland’s homes and communities. More >>

Northlanders urged to get vaccinated against measles now

Monday, 16 May 2016, 4:46 pm | Northland District Health Board

Dr Clair Mills, Medical Officer of Health at Northland DHB, advises Northlanders to ensure their families are protected from measles. There have been four cases of measles notified in Northland, with a suspect case being investigated, and further ... More >>

New Aquarium lifts Cancer Patients Spirits

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 1:23 pm | Northland District Health Board

The Jim Carney Cancer Treatment Centre waiting room is now home to some beautiful resident fish in a new aquarium thanks to the Northland Foundation. More >>

 

 

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