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Lions sponsorship provides recliner chairs for Hospitals

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 4:10 pm | Northland District Health Board

Fundraising from charity groups has provided enough money to purchase 21 Romeo Recliner chairs which will be used by whānau who are helping care for their loved one in hospital. More >>

BabyStart Boxes Gifted As Parenting Course Completed

Friday, 22 September 2017, 1:03 pm | Northland District Health Board

On September 20, ten young mums and whānau celebrated at Te Ora Hou as they completed a seven week Noho Rangimarie/Living in Harmony course teaching them everything they need to know about pregnancy, birth and how to give their babies a successful first ... More >>

More Help for Northlanders Affected by Methamphetamine Use

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 3:12 pm | Northland District Health Board

From tomorrow, 31 August, a range of new referral and treatment options for methamphetamine users and their whānau will be available across Northland and a team of seven police officers focused on reducing methamphetamine harm and supply will hit the beat. More >>

Tāne Ora Workshop Hosted To Improve Health of Māori Men

Monday, 28 August 2017, 1:37 pm | Northland District Health Board

With Māori men’s health faring poorly compared with other New Zealanders across a number of indicators Mana Tāne Ora o Aotearoa (National Māori Men's Health Coalition) in partnership with Manaia Health and Te Taitokerau PHOs and Northland DHB are hosting ... More >>

Drink Driver Programme Marks Milestones

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:19 am | Northland District Health Board

This winter marked 10 years and 1000 participants since the Drive SOBA Programme (DSP) began in Northland. More >>

Breast Screening Booklet Demystifies Mammograms

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 12:22 pm | Northland District Health Board

A newly released booklet guiding Northland women who have an intellectual disability through the breast cancer screening process is hoped to help patients nationwide. More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations brings shocking result

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:26 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two recent Controlled Purchase Operations conducted at licensed premises throughout Northland by Northland DHB and NZ Police staff are shocked at the result. More >>

Elder Abuse Awareness Week

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 10:01 am | Northland District Health Board

This Thursday, seven days of elder abuse and neglect awareness begins. It’s a time to acknowledge social workers like Rachel MacKinnon and Sally Raymond who protect our most vulnerable people every day by intervening when family fail to care for ... More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations brings further sales

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 1:23 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 further disappointing result. More >>

Ngawha Prisoner Gifts Incredible Carving to Hospital

Friday, 12 May 2017, 3:21 pm | Northland District Health Board

A huge and intricate carving has been donated from prisoners at Northland Region Corrections Facility prisoner to Bay of Islands Hospital. The 'Phoenix' theme of the carving represents the ‘rebirth’ of the hospital, which began Friday May ... More >>

Northland Patients Part of Worldwide Hepatitis C Cure

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 1:28 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland is among the locations worldwide where a drug to treat Hepatitis C is achieving a near-100 percent success rate. Curing the disease in individuals is hoped to contribute to the worldwide eradication of the debilitating liver disease as an epidemic. More >>

Anti-Vaccination Film Secrecy Upsets Top Community Doctor

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 11:55 am | Northland District Health Board

The “cloak and dagger” antics of WavesNZ, organisers of the Vaxxed: from Cover-Up to Catastrophe film have clinician and father Dr Lance O'Sullivan hopping mad. More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations results disappointing

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:35 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. More >>

New Owners Continue Smokefree Outdoor Dining

Friday, 17 March 2017, 1:01 pm | Northland District Health Board

Beale Hohaia and Teresa Taylor, new owners of the iconic Boat Shed Café and Gallery in Rawene, are continuing the smokefree outdoor dining that the previous owners put in place 16-years ago. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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