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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 >>

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Statistics on the Rise

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:58 am | Northland District Health Board

Health and community workers across Northland are concerned at the growing number of young people who are being diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). At a forum on ‘FASD and Justice’ held in Whangarei last Friday, attended by more ... More >>

Alcohol and Breast Cancer

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 1:07 pm | Northland District Health Board

Breast cancer is New Zealand’s third most common cancer, accounting for more than 600 deaths every year and is the most common cancer in women. More >>

Warriors in Paradise Raise $1718.10 for SCBU

Monday, 18 May 2015, 11:19 am | Northland District Health Board

Wanting to give something back to the team who helped care for their new baby is what motivated Shelly and Nik Jessop from Bay of Islands Lee Gar Gym to host a kick boxing event, known as Warriors in Paradise. More >>

World Smokefree May 2015

Friday, 8 May 2015, 12:01 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland Quit Smoking Road Show A Quit Smoking Road Show has kicked off in Northland as part of the World Smokefree May celebrations leading up to World Smokefree Day on Sunday May 31. More >>

International Nurses Day

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 1:14 pm | Northland District Health Board

Whangarei nurse and midwife Donna Collins is currently helping earth quake victims in Nepal. On the eve of her flying out and for International Nurses Day this week, she spoke to Jodi Fraser about her career to date. More >>

Partnership in healthcare for the mid north

Sunday, 12 April 2015, 11:21 pm | Northland District Health Board

Meeting the future healthcare needs for the people of the mid north is something Northland DHB has considered carefully. More >>

Scanner brings world leading CT capabilities to Northland

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 12:14 pm | Northland District Health Board

Reducing wait times and providing a wider range of scans are just two of the benefits Northlanders will experience with the arrival of the new GE Revolution CT Scanner at Whangarei Hospital this month. More >>

Go Spotty For Melanoma Awareness

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 9:39 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland has one of the highest incidence rates of melanoma in the world and, with March being Melanoma Awareness month, now is a good time to get your spots checked, says a local general surgeon and consultant. More >>

From Cook Islands ED to Whangarei

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 2:46 pm | Northland District Health Board

Switching from a five-bed emergency department to a 27 was an eye-opener for a Rarotongan doctor and registered nurse duo who recently spent two weeks working at Whangarei Hospital. More >>

Kids Preaching Nude Foods to Parents

Friday, 13 March 2015, 1:48 pm | Northland District Health Board

Sara Hamilton has been preaching to her kids about healthy eating for years but it just kept falling on deaf ears. The peer pressure back at school was such that only packaged food was cool. More >>

The publicly funded influenza vaccine delayed

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:49 am | Northland District Health Board

In an attempt to have a more effective vaccine for New Zealand, changes have had to be made to the vaccine components which has caused a delay of around three weeks in vaccine availability. The publicly funded influenza vaccine will be available ... More >>

Farewell to Northland Pioneer Doctor

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:46 pm | Northland District Health Board

He’s the man responsible for introducing the ‘Grommet Blitz’ to Northland and much more but today the well-respected Northland ear, nose and throat surgeon was farewelled for a joint retirement with anaesthetist wife Sue. More >>

Shocking Results in Controlled Purchase Operation

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 4:25 pm | Northland District Health Board

A Controlled Purchase Operation at off-licensed premises in Whangarei has shocked NZ Police and Northland DHB staff who conducted it. More >>

Future proofing decision made

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 9:46 am | Northland District Health Board

Planning for future expansion will cause a slight delay in the completion of Whangarei’s new maternity services building. More >>

Northland Youth to Showcase Art Skills

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:24 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland youth will have an opportunity to showcase their creative skills this month at the Common Room Graffiti Art Competition. More >>



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