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Measles Update – 46 confirmed cases in Northland

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 4:32 pm | Northland District Health Board

There are now 46 confirmed cases of measles in Northland, with one other case under investigation. More >>

40 Confirmed Cases of Measles Northland

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 5:06 pm | Northland District Health Board

As at 11am today, the number of confirmed cases of Measles in Northland is now 40; with another seven cases under investigation. This is up from 34 cases as advised on 3 September. More >>

Let’s Talk Cancer Hui

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 4:04 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is hosting a Hui in Rawene on Tuesday 10 September with the aim to build bridges and engage with the community around cancer care and what a patient’s journey currently looks like in Northland. More >>

Measles in Northland

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 3:57 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB urges parents to ensure their entire whānau are up to date with their Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations, with 34 cases of measles now confirmed in the region. More >>

Whangarei Hospital Gets A Visit From The All Blacks

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 3:30 pm | Northland District Health Board

Four of the newly named All Blacks squad that will travel to Japan for the World Cup next month took time out of their hectic schedule to visit Whangarei Hospital’s Children’s Ward and Child Health Centre this morning, much to the delight of the ... More >>

Northland Babies Sleep Safely Thanks to Lions Club

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 3:41 pm | Northland District Health Board

The Mangakahia Lions Club have kicked off their 50th anniversary celebrations by donating funds to Health Fund PLUS to purchase lifesaving equipment for the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Whangarei Hospital. More >>

Northland Nurses Help our Island Neighbours

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:09 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two Northland DHB renal nurses are giving up two weeks of their annual leave this month to head to Tonga on a self-funded trip, to support the people with disabilities of Nukualofa. More >>

Magic Day for Mums and Babies

Friday, 2 August 2019, 3:48 pm | Northland District Health Board

Well over 100 Northland mothers were out in force today at venues around the region for Big Latch On events to celebrate Global World Breastfeeding week. More >>

Northland DHB dissapointed with Whangarei retailers

Friday, 19 July 2019, 11:15 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland District Health Board were disappointed to see retailers continuing to sell cigarettes to minors after they conducted a controlled purchase operation (CPO) involving several Whangarei retailers recently. More >>

Aiming for a Bigger Latch On

Friday, 19 July 2019, 10:56 am | Northland District Health Board

Mothers leaving Northland DHB hospitals have an impressive 94.5 percent exclusive breastfeeding rate thanks to the support of the midwifery, nursing staff, lead maternity carers and lactation consultants working hard to give them the best start possible. More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations bring improved results

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 3:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

Staff from Northland DHB and NZ Police were pleased with the overall result of two Controlled Purchase Operations conducted at licensed premises throughout Northland. More >>

Collaborative effort to after hours care in Kaitaia

Monday, 8 July 2019, 2:51 pm | Northland District Health Board

From 1 July Kaitaia Hospital Accident and Medical Department is providing the on-call overnight roster (10 pm until 8 am) to which general practice used to contribute. More >>

Tenth Case of Measles Confirmed in Northland

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 2:07 pm | Northland District Health Board

A tenth case of measles has been confirmed in Northland with six cases currently under investigation. More >>

Helping youth reach out

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 8:54 am | Northland District Health Board

The message that life can be what you make it, and if you are going down the wrong track you can change direction and be as great as you want to be, has been delivered to around 2,500 young Northlanders over the last five weeks in the play, ‘10Ft ... More >>

Nine measles cases now confirmed in Northland

Monday, 10 June 2019, 3:53 pm | Northland District Health Board

There are now nine confirmed cases of measles in Northland, up three from the end of last week. The new cases range in age from 25 to 58, were unimmunised and all live in Whangarei. More >>

Supporting Pregnant Women to Become Smokefree

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 10:34 am | Northland District Health Board

As we get closer to World Smokefree Day on Friday 31 May, midwives in Northland will be providing pregnant women who smoke with sample packs of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in the hope they will try and attempt to become smokefree. More >>

New Case of Measles in Northland

Monday, 27 May 2019, 10:48 am | Northland District Health Board

A woman with measles was admitted to Whangarei Hospital ICU on Saturday 25 May and is in a stable condition. More >>

Latest controlled purchase operation results in 3 bad sales

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 3:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

Latest Controlled Purchase Operation Results in Three Under Age Sales in the Far North More >>

Lights, Camera and Action

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 9:42 am | Northland District Health Board

The Orthopaedic service at Whangārei Hospital could have been mistaken for the set of Shortland Street in early April when one of their regular patients used the space to film a scene for a short film they are submitting to the 2019 Focus on Ability ... More >>

Dargaville Hospital Just Got More Comfortable

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:45 pm | Northland District Health Board

A Gold Star wish list first drawn up in 2007 by staff at Dargaville Hospital is slowly being ticked off thanks to donations from the community and substantial fundraising efforts from local service clubs. More >>

 

 

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