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No need for patients to worry about accommodation in Waikato

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:53 am | Tairawhiti District Health

People living in Gisborne and the East Coast who need to go to Waikato Hospital need not worry about accommodation says Tairawhiti District Health Chief Executive Jim Green. More >>

Teaming up to quit smoking with the Wero Challenge

Friday, 27 March 2015, 4:13 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Gisborne people are teaming up to stub out a habit that is still rife in the Gisborne community. Smokers are forming teams and pledging to quit smoking for three months, as part of a national competition, the WERO Challenge, which kicks off on 1 April, ... More >>

No decision on East Coast health review until after hui

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 2:13 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

A proposal as to what health care on the East Coast might look like in the future will be presented for feedback at a series of community hui next month. More >>

TDH consult staff on food services proposal

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 12:48 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairāwhiti District Health (TDH) is consulting staff and unions on a proposal to change how food services are provided to patients and staff. Medirest, who are part of Compass Group, already buy, cook and deliver food to TDH patients and staff. They ... More >>

It’s your business to stop sexual violence this summer

Monday, 22 December 2014, 3:27 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

What would you do if you saw a drunk young person clearly being taken advantage of by someone? I More >>

Clean hands tested during patient safety month

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:00 am | Tairawhiti District Health

A sea of green has welcomed Gisborne Hospital patients each Wednesday this month as the organisation has taken part in a national campaign to highlight patient safety. One hundred staff members have been wearing green ‘it starts with me’ tee shirts ... More >>

Albert Park Rest Home Closing Doors

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 5:01 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

It is with deep regret that the directors of Albert Park Residential Care have announced to residents and staff the need to close the 31 bed facility with effect from31 October 2014. More >>

Join the STOPTOBER march on Tuesday

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 11:37 am | Tairawhiti District Health

New Zealand’s first national stop smoking month – STOPTOBER will be launched in Gisborne next week with a march through the city centre. More >>

Telehealth will improve access to health care for East Coast

Friday, 12 September 2014, 1:38 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

A new initiative that has the potential to make huge a difference to the health of people living in remote areas was demonstrated to East Coast MP Anne Tolley and Speaker of the House David Carter at Gisborne Hospital today (Friday 12 September). More >>

Tairawhiti patients to get lodge meals

Monday, 11 August 2014, 5:08 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

All patients staying at the Cancer Society’s Lions Lodge in Hamilton, while having treatment, will now be able to join other patients in the dining room for an evening meal. They will also be able to bring a support person with them. More >>

Gisborne has a second case of measles

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:27 am | Tairawhiti District Health

A second case of measles in Gisborne has been confirmed, says Dr Geoff Cramp Medical Officer of Health. More >>

Students in Gisborne Hospital after bus accident

Monday, 28 July 2014, 8:58 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Twelve female students and three support people have been taken to Gisborne Hospital after a bus accident on State Highway 2 near Morere Springs, south of Gisborne. The students and support people, from Turakina Maori Girls College near Marton, are all ... More >>

Measles case confirmed in Tairawhiti

Monday, 21 July 2014, 11:02 am | Tairawhiti District Health

A primary school boy has returned from the Waikato with measles. “This young chap unfortunately was not immunised and must have come into contact with someone with measles”, said Dr Bruce Duncan, Medical Officer of Health. “Fortunately, his ... More >>

Proposal to sell surplus properties at Te Karaka and Matawai

Monday, 23 June 2014, 12:27 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Following the move of its Western Rural services to Turanga Health in 2010, Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) has been working towards the sale of a number of properties identified as no longer required for TDH. More >>

Tobacco outweighs the cost of food and groceries

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 5:27 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

The cost of living is not getting any cheaper in New Zealand. When tobacco addiction is added into the mix, the challenge to pay bills and keep food on the table is that much harder. More >>

Psychoactive Substances Amendment Act passed

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 1:22 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) has been planning how to manage the impact of withdrawal on people taking the so-called “legal highs”. These substances now are off the shelves as a result of The Psychoactive Substances Amendment Act which becomes law ... More >>

Tairawhiti District Health improves again against targets

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 9:38 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) continues to make incremental gains on the government’s six key health targets. More >>

Tairawhiti people urged to keep cars and homes smokefree

Friday, 17 January 2014, 2:59 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Individuals and organisations in Tairawhiti are being urged to support a smokefree cars and homes campaign. More >>

Tairawhiti health issues measles vaccination reminder

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 12:54 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti health officials issue measles vaccination reminder The number of confirmed measles cases connected to a hip-hop event in December is now at 16 – one in Auckland, two in Wellington, and 13 in the Taupo-Turangi area. The cases have prompted medical ... More >>

Review of East Coast health services takes another step

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 10:04 am | Tairawhiti District Health

The review of health services on the East Coast has taken another step forward with the boards of Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou, Ngati Porou Hauora and Tairawhiti District Health developing a set of draft principles to guide their future joint working relationship, ... More >>

 

 

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