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Practice Good Hand Hygiene During Spring Lambing and Calving

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:16 pm | Northland District Health Board

A timely reminder of the importance of good hand hygiene following an increase in the number of cases of gastrointestinal infections, in particular Cryptosporidium, E. Coli O157 (VTEC), Campylobacter, and others diseases in the region. More >>

Te Ara Oranga wins Workforce Innovation Award

Friday, 14 September 2018, 2:36 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB Mental Health & Addiction Services (on behalf of the Te Ara Oranga steering group) were presented with the Supreme Matua Raki Workforce Innovation Award last night at the Cutting Edge Conference dinner in Rotorua. More >>

Contact Energy Renal Fund Reduces Stress

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 3:17 pm | Northland District Health Board

The last two winters have been a little easier to get through for Ruakaka renal patient Desiree Goldsmith thanks to a $1000 grant she received from the Contact Energy Renal Fund that helps pay hefty power bills to keep her lifesaving dialysis machine running. More >>

Maui’s Hook – A Healing Journey

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 1:17 pm | Northland District Health Board

When Sam and Gina Albert from Taiharuru were approached by the Ngāti Hine Health Trust to take part in a movie about their experience with their son’s suicide, although it was raw, they jumped right in. They both felt that it was time to be ... More >>

The Countdown Is On To Support Northland Children

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 4:43 pm | Northland District Health Board

Four year-old Whaiawa Tito, who like her dad Pat, has Type 1 diabetes. There is no cure for Type 1 diabetes, and it requires constant careful self-management and good medical care. More >>

Two More Cafes Join The Fresh Air Movement

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:36 am | Northland District Health Board

Milk & Honey in Kamo and The Deck in Reotahi have joined 24 other Whangarei cafes that offer smokefree outdoor dining. More >>

Update No1 - NZNO Strike Action

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 2:56 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB hospitals report Emergency Departments and clinical teams are managing well during the NZNO members strike. More >>

Celebrate being smokefree in Northland

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 2:22 pm | Northland District Health Board

New Zealand is moving closer to being smokefree and this World Smokefree Day is the perfect time to celebrate our smokefree environments, places and whānau, said Bridget Rowse from Northland District Health Board. More >>

Join the trend – STOP smoking for World Smokefree Day

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:32 am | Northland District Health Board

With fewer New Zealanders smoking Bridget Rowse from Northland District Health Board is challenging anyone who’s thinking about stopping smoking to join the trend. More >>

Doctors Kamo achieve National Healthcare Home Certifcation

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 1:59 pm | Northland District Health Board

Doctors Kamo are one of ten practices nationally to receive National Healthcare Home Certification, and the first practice in Northland. More >>

DHB Environmental Vehicles Roll Out

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:21 pm | Northland District Health Board

Signage has been added to Northland DHB’s new fleet of six electric vehicles, meaning they are ready to roll out. The EVs will leave less of a carbon dioxide-equivalent emission footprint in the atmosphere as they transport DHB staff delivering all sorts ... More >>

Paediatrician Roger Tuck Retires

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:25 am | Northland District Health Board

Paediatrician Dr Roger Tuck retires from Northland DHB on March 1 and leaves a legacy of 37 years of seeking the best for the young people of Northland. Roger was for many years head of child health, then clinical director and for a time was chief ... More >>

Shared Electronic Health record To Enhance Patient Care

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 5:17 pm | Northland District Health Board

Increasing the likelihood of a person being treated where they want to be, and how they want to be, is a priority for Northland DHB and North Haven Hospice. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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