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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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