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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 >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operation yeilds excellent result

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:01 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB and NZ Police staff who this week conducted two Controlled Purchase Operations at licensed premises throughout Northland are very pleased with the result. More >>

Confirmed case of measles in Northland

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 2:12 pm | Northland District Health Board

A case of Measles has been confirmed in the Kaeo area. The person had participated in the national Kapa Haka event at Claudelands Events Centre, in the Waikato on the 16 April 2016. More >>

Payroll Giving Support For The I Have A Dream Foundation

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 3:12 pm | Northland District Health Board

A chance to make a difference to the lives of local children was the impetus for Northland DHB adopting the I Have A Dream Foundation along with Health Fund Plus through payroll giving this coming year. More >>

Northland DHB strong supporter of sugary drinks ban

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 11:50 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB strongly supports the move by the Ministries of Education and Health to encourage schools to ban sugary drinks, calling it “one of the most important strategic steps that could be put place to improve the health of Northland kids.” More >>

Public Health Warning Lifted

Monday, 21 March 2016, 3:15 pm | Northland District Health Board

Lifting of Public Health Warning: Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish – Northland west coast area between Pouto Point on the north head of the Kaipara Harbour, to the south head of the Hokianga Harbour More >>

Mobile surgical ‘bus’ to carry out 20,000th operation

Friday, 18 March 2016, 11:46 am | Northland District Health Board

The nationwide mobile surgical ‘bus’ will be carrying out its 20,000th operation at Dargaville Hospital next Tuesday 22 March. More >>

Rural Medicine Graduates Enthusiastic About Kaitaia

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 4:44 pm | Northland District Health Board

A new training programme for medical graduates planning to specialise in rural hospital medicine is receiving an enthusiastic response from some of those taking part through Northland DHB. More >>

First boys at new Te Kotuku maternity unit twins

Friday, 4 March 2016, 5:24 pm | Northland District Health Board

The first baby boy has been born at the new Te Kotuku maternity unit at Whangarei Hospital – and it’s twins! The twins were born after a relatively short labour on Thursday afternoon (subs note: March 3) to mother Navdip Kaur and father Sarbsher ... More >>

Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish – Northland West Coast

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 2:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland District Health Board, Public Health Unit advises the public NOT to collect or eat shellfish from the Northland west coast area between Mitimiti and Omapere on the Hokianga harbour to Pouto at the entrance to Kaipara harbour. More >>

Northland DHB building achieves Green Star rating

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:03 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland District Health Board’s new office has become the first building in Whangarei to achieve a Green Star rating for its sustainable and energy-efficient building design. More >>

 

 

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