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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 >>

Independent investigation confirms presence of asbestos

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 1:29 pm | Northland District Health Board

An investigation of Ginns Ngawha Spa site by independent consultants, commissioned by the site’s owner Top Energy, is now complete and has confirmed preliminary findings that asbestos was present in samples taken from buildings and soil. More >>

Fundraising shopping bags a Northland first

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 12:09 pm | Northland District Health Board

Six-year-old Elijah Wynyard-Palmer was the proudest kid in his local Countdown supermarket this week, when he walked in to see his signed artwork featuring on new shopping bags which are being sold for the first time as part of the Countdown Kids Hospital ... More >>

No Sales in Controlled Purchase Operation

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 4:11 pm | Northland District Health Board

A Controlled Purchase Operation (CPO) was carried out by Northland Police and Northland District Health Board recently. The operation audited 16 Off-licensed premises in the Mid North and Bay of Islands area. More >>

Influenza is in Northland

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 3:53 pm | Northland District Health Board

With positive influenza tests in the laboratory it is only a matter of time before Northland will be in the grips of the flu season. More >>

Free car parking at Whangarei Hospital on the weekends

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 12:56 pm | Northland District Health Board

If you are visiting Whangarei Hospital on a weekend or after 5pm and before 8.30am on a weekday, public car parking is free. The first one hour of car parking during the week is also Meng Cheong, general manager, Finance, Funding & Commercial ... More >>

Operation resulted in no sales to the underage personnel

Monday, 22 June 2015, 4:52 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two Controlled Purchase Operations (CPO’s) were conducted by Northland Police and Northland District Health Board recently. The operations audited 10 licensed premises in the Far North and 20 licensed premises in the greater Whangarei area. More >>

Northland paediatrician calls for better performance

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 1:26 pm | Northland District Health Board

Nearly 80 vaccine-preventable diseases have been reported for infants in the last year and a leading Northland paediatrician is laying the responsibility at the feet of parents and caregivers as well as demanding even better performance from the health ... More >>

Northland Health Officials Support Coroner’s Report

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 1:40 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland Health officials have come out in support of Coroner Brant Shortland’s report which notes that the cold, damp house a two-year-old was living in contributed to her death. More >>

 

 

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