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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 >>

Health of population is DHB’s priority during water crisis

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 5:33 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti DHB’s acting chief executive Lynsey Bartlett says the health of the population is Tairawhiti District Health’s priority during Gisborne’s current water crisis, and plans are already in place to cope with any water restrictions ... More >>

Tairawhiti District Health progresses against health targets

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 11:46 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) continues to improve performance against the government’s health target results. Ministry of Health results for quarter one show the DHB met four of the six health targets, and chief executive Jim Green says he is confident ... More >>

Outbreak of gastroenteritis at Gisborne Hospital

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 10:53 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti District Health is asking visitors to stay away from Gisborne Hospital unless absolutely necessary, after an outbreak of gastroenteritis among patients. More >>

Opportunity for East Coasters to talk about health review

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 10:34 am | Tairawhiti District Health

East Coast residents will have four more opportunities this month to say what they think about a review of health services in their area. More >>

Tairawhiti’s leaders discourage sale of synthetic cannabis

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 9:11 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Three of Tairawhiti’s largest organisations have come together to talk about options for discouraging the sale and use of synthetic cannabis in the district. Representatives from Gisborne District Council, Police and Tairawhiti District Health met on Tuesday ... More >>

Professor Sir Mason Durie to visit Gisborne in October

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 2:48 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

One of the country’s leading experts in health research and development, Professor Sir Mason Durie, will visit Gisborne on 10 October 2013. Sir Mason will deliver a day seminar as a guest of Te Waiora o Nukutaimemeha (TWON), the Maori advisory committee ... More >>

 

 

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