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Taranaki DHB shows support for White Ribbon Day 2017

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:35 pm | Taranaki DHB

White Ribbon Day messages will be loud and clear at Taranaki DHB this week, showing support for the international movement to end men’s violence towards women. This year’s theme is ‘Raise our Boys’ which focuses on ensuring Dad’s have the ... More >>

Taranaki DHB urges people to D.U.M.P. medicines safely

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 3:45 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is urging people to make their homes safer and protect the environment by taking their unwanted and expired medicines to ANY Taranaki pharmacy for FREE, environmentally-friendly disposal. More >>

Tips for building resilience and wellbeing in young people

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 4:48 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is kicking off a 12-day series of resilience and wellbeing tips for parents and caregivers of young people. The tips will be available on Taranaki DHB’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages starting from Saturday 14 October. More >>

Bell Block stores band together against sugary drinks

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 3:17 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki’s Bell Block community are working together to reduce school children’s consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, through supporting a Taranaki District Health Board initiative called ‘Tap into Water’ which promotes the implementation ... More >>

Taranaki DHB Launches Visitor Policy Review

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 4:56 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB has recently launched a review of the current visitor policy in place at both Taranaki Base and Hawera hospitals and we will be talking to patients, visitors and staff as part of this review. This is a direct result of feedback from patients, ... More >>

Taranaki DHB confirms purchase of Fulford Radiology

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 2:17 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB (TDHB) confirmed today it has entered into an agreement for 100% ownership of Fulford Radiology. Fulford Radiology Services Ltd (FRSL) is a joint venture company between Taranaki DHB and the radiologists. More >>

Taranaki DHB scholarships to encourage careers in health

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 11:04 am | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki District Health Board is helping young students achieve their aspirations of working in the health sector by awarding health scholarships to 25 students through its scholarship programme. More >>

Patients and staff have parts to play in Patient Safety Week

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:11 am | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is holding its first Patient Safety Week from Monday 3 to Sunday 9 November 2014. Taranaki DHB Chief Operations Officer, Rosemary Clements said, “The quality of the care we provide to patients is our priority 52 weeks of the year, but during ... More >>

Taiohi Tū training will focus on health needs of youth

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 1:42 pm | Taranaki DHB

Seven local youth workers from South Taranaki, including high school alternative education teachers, will be taught how to deliver kaupapa Māori Youth Health workshops. The Taiohi (Youth) Tū training will take part over two days, Wednesday 10 and Thursday ... More >>

Taranaki DHB trials electronic tool to reduce errors

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 11:14 am | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki District Health Board is trialling a new electronic tool to help reduce medication errors. More >>

Shellfish Warning Lifted

Wednesday, 31 October 2007, 4:50 pm | Taranaki DHB

The Health Protection Unit’s of Taranaki, Waikato and MidCentral District Health Boards today lifted a public health warning against collecting or consuming shellfish along a section of the west coast. More >>

Breathe… Celebrating the Youth Smokefree Message

Tuesday, 16 October 2007, 1:32 pm | Taranaki DHB

It’s not everyday that High School Students in Taranaki have a gala awards dinner put on just for them, but that’s exactly what’s happening this Thursday night. The dinner provides an opportunity to highlight the achievements of the 15 Smokefree ... More >>

Shellfish Warning Extended

Friday, 24 August 2007, 1:16 pm | Taranaki DHB

The Health Protection Unit’s of Taranaki District Health Board, MidCentral District Health Board and Waikato District Health Board today issued a Public Health Warning advising people not to collect or consume shellfish from Kawhia in the Waikato (The ... More >>

Shellfish Warning Oakura Beach to Kawhia

Friday, 17 August 2007, 12:31 am | Taranaki DHB

The Health Protection Unit’s of Taranaki District Health Board and Waikato District Health Board today issued a Public Health Warning advising people not to collect or consume shellfish from Kawhia in the Waikato to Oakura in Taranaki. The public ... More >>

Handwashing Important for Public Health

Tuesday, 19 June 2007, 11:56 am | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is promoting good handwashing to school children in an attempt to clean up infection. A kit has been designed for teachers and students from early childhood education centres to primary schools teaching children the importance and correct ... More >>

Local Kids Get The Picture On Smokefree Day

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 3:56 pm | Taranaki DHB

Students in Taranaki illustrate their feelings about being smokefree in a poster competition to celebrate World Smokefree Day. More >>

Kids more likely to smoke if you do

Monday, 28 May 2007, 2:24 pm | Taranaki DHB

Parents and caregivers are key role models when it comes to keeping young people smokefree, says Tamara Higgs, Taranaki DHB Health Promoter, on behalf of the Taranaki Smokefree/Auahi Kore Providers Group. More >>

Students And Parents Getting Together In Opunake

Monday, 14 May 2007, 3:24 pm | Taranaki DHB

Some exciting events are happening in the Opunake community for young people and their parents over the next few weeks. More >>

 

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