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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 >>

Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyles Camp An 'Amazing' Experience

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 1:03 pm | Northland District Health Board

Nineteen young Northlanders, some with Type 1 diabetes, enjoyed three nights and four days at the annual Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyles camp last month. More >>

Pūkawakawa 2016: A New Adventure Begins

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 11:31 am | Northland District Health Board

Twenty-four fifth-year medical students making up the 2016 intake of Pūkawakawa Medical Outreach Programme were officially welcomed last week with a pōwhiri at the newly-refurbished NorthTec Marae in Whangarei. More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operation brings mixed results

Monday, 21 December 2015, 4:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

NZ Police and Northland DHB staff recently carried out Controlled Purchase Operations at licensed premises in the Bay of Islands and Whangarei areas with mixed results. More >>

Marine Biotoxin In Shellfish

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:35 am | 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 (and including) Mitimiti north of the Hokianga harbour, to Pouto at the entrance to Kaipara harbour. More >>

Marine Biotoxin in Shellfish – Northland West Coast

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 11:42 am | 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 Omapere on the Hokianga harbour to Pouto at the entrance to Kaipara harbour. More >>

Taonga gift acknowledges more than a partnership

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 2:58 pm | Northland District Health Board

At a recent board meeting Ngāti Hine Health Trust Chair Gwen Tepania-Palmer presented Northland DHB board chair Anthony Norman with a taonga to acknowledge what is more than just a partnership. More >>

Cancer treatment centre brings together new skills

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 11:20 am | Northland District Health Board

The Jim Carney Cancer Treatment Centre has been the catalyst for an expanded team of medical staff with specialist cancer treatment skills to be assembled in Northland. More >>

A deep passion for the art of Laido aids recovery

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 2:58 pm | Northland District Health Board

Murray Lynch was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm in February this year, following a history of severe headaches and a seizure. He was transferred from Whangarei Hospital to Auckland Hospital where he underwent neurosurgery. More >>

Spring brings stomach bugs to Northland

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:19 pm | Northland District Health Board

“Northland is currently experiencing higher numbers of campylobacter, toxic E. Coli (VTEC) and other gastrointestinal diseases. These infections tend to have seasonal peaks and numbers are usually higher in spring and summer. More >>

Northland DHB expanding Hospital Emergency Department

Friday, 23 October 2015, 2:24 pm | Northland District Health Board

Construction to expand the capacity of the triage area (assessment area) at Whangarei Hospital’s Emergency Department will commence from Tuesday 27 October. More >>

Whangarei Hospital Breast Surgeon Awarded Prize

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 3:58 pm | Northland District Health Board

Whangarei Hospital oncoplastic reconstructive breast surgeon Dr Usha Shan has been awarded the prize for best oral presentation at a leading international breast surgery conference in Nottingham, England. More >>

Rural hospital medicine specialists were welcomed

Friday, 9 October 2015, 10:25 am | Northland District Health Board

Newly-appointed rural hospital medicine specialists were welcomed to Dargaville Hospital last week; with video conferencing technology fundraised by the Kaipara community linking up their welcome. More >>

 

 

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