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Northlanders urged to get vaccinated

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:32 pm | Northland District Health Board

Measles has been confirmed in an unimmunised child in Northland this week. The child had been in contact with children from the Waikato, where there has been a large measles outbreak with cases still being reported. More >>

$10,000 Donation of Toys, Equipment to Child Health Centre

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 5:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

Staff at Whangarei Hospital’s Child Health Centre were in for a lot of fun today as they opened boxes containing $10,000 worth of brand new donated toys and equipment to benefit the children of Northland. More >>

Aroha from Hope

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 3:26 pm | Northland District Health Board

Tarchia Joll can relate to many of the fears and anxieties felt by parents of SCBU babies. Nearly three years after losing one of her twin daughters at 24-weeks gestation, Tarchia is able to share her empathy with other grieving parents in SCBU through ... More >>

Northlanders urged to get vaccinated against measles

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:08 am | Northland District Health Board

Dr Clair Mills, Medical Officer of Health at Northland DHB, advises Northlanders to ensure their families are protected from measles. 238 cases have been reported this year so far from the Auckland region, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Hawkes ... More >>

Northlanders offered free flu protection

Friday, 30 May 2014, 1:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

With the colder weather here Northlanders are being urged to call their doctor or nurse as soon as possible to book their ‘flu’ vaccination– the vaccination is free for many people. More >>

Northland's tobacco retailers - Encouraging results from CPO

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 1:56 pm | Northland District Health Board

A controlled purchase operation (CPO) carried out earlier this month by the Northland District Health Board Public & Population Health Unit found only one retailer in breach of the Smokefree Environments Act 1990. More >>

Active Workplace Programme transforms staff

Friday, 28 February 2014, 2:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

Medical staff in the Far North have had an extra spring to their step since becoming the first within the Northland DHB to take part in Active Workplace. More >>

Northland DHB doctors urge parents to immunise children

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 5:08 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland parents are being urged to vaccinate their children against measles ahead of a potential local outbreak. More >>

Keep cars and homes Smokefree

Friday, 17 January 2014, 3:14 pm | Northland District Health Board

Individuals and organisations in the Northland are being urged to support a smokefree cars and homes campaign. More than 350 New Zealanders die each year due to of exposure to second-hand smoke, said Bridget Rowse, Smokefree Advisor at Northland District ... More >>

Big Donation for Child Health from Countdown

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 6:46 pm | Northland District Health Board

Today the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal presented Northland DHB with a cheque for more than $87,000, following their best campaign since the appeal began in 2007. More >>

Whangarei Hospital Office Building And Maternity Contracts

Friday, 22 November 2013, 4:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is pleased to announce the appointment of BDA Construction Ltd ( A-line Builders) for the design build construction of a new office facility at Whangarei Hospital and the appointment of Canam Construction for the construction of the new ... More >>

'Enough is Enough' avialable to deaf, hearing impaired

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 5:27 pm | Northland District Health Board

"Family violence is an issue that affects everyone, including deaf and hearing impaired communities, which is why captions for ‘Enough is Enough’ have been commissioned”, said Dr Nick Chamberlain, Chief Executive Northland District Health Board. More >>

Outstanding young dentist for 2013.

Friday, 23 August 2013, 1:01 pm | Northland District Health Board

A Northland dentist has been named as New Zealand’s outstanding young dentist for 2013. More >>

Big Latch On tomorrow at Manaia PHO

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 12:28 pm | Northland District Health Board

More than 90% of New Zealand mothers want to breastfeed their babies but only 21% of New Zealand babies are recorded as exclusively breastfed at six months with community breastfeeding rates dropping steadily and rapidly following discharge. More >>

Local kids the face of family violence prevention billboards

Monday, 29 July 2013, 11:49 am | Northland District Health Board

The Whangarei community is making a huge effort to prevent family violence and encourage people to ask for help. The latest tragedy in Kamo, the death of Atreyu Taylor-Matene, reminds us that we all have a role to play in keeping children safe. More >>

WERO Quit Smoking Challenge – Northland Teams Win Again

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 2:17 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two teams from the Haititai Marangai Marae at Whatuwhiwhi, near Kaitaia, have taken away the major prizes in the latest round of the WERO teams quit smoking competition. More >>

Health & Disability Commissioner Decision - Service Failures

Monday, 1 July 2013, 3:59 pm | Northland District Health Board

Today the Health and Disability Commissioner released the results of his investigation into the death of a 75-year-old Patient (Mr A) who underwent a total knee joint replacement at Whangarei Hospital in February 2010. More >>

Meningococcal Resource - Questions you should ask

Monday, 24 June 2013, 10:18 am | Northland District Health Board

The parents of a 14-month-old Northland toddler who died of Meningococcal disease last year have taken action to help prevent further similar deaths. More >>

‘The Gift of Time’ – 35 years volunteering

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 12:04 pm | Northland District Health Board

Daphne Griffin is Whangarei Hospital’s longest serving volunteer – this year reaching a mighty 35 years. More >>

ePortfolio pilot a success

Friday, 14 June 2013, 5:02 pm | Northland District Health Board

Nurses across New Zealand can now build their competency portfolio online thanks to Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō ePortfolio (NMoA) pilot project which was designed to test the concept of an open source ePortfolio system for nurses in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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