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Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal underway

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:38 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The 2019 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal is officially underway, with the aim of raising more than $1 million to help make a significant difference to thousands of sick Kiwi kids and their families. More >>

Sick children in Taranaki to benefit from Countdown Appeal

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 12:19 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The 2019 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal is officially underway, with the aim of raising more than $1 million to help make a significant difference to thousands of sick Kiwi kids and their families. More >>

Pregnant women urged to get their free flu vaccine

Friday, 19 July 2019, 4:33 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The flu season is proving particularly nasty this winter and Taranaki DHB is encouraging pregnant women and other vulnerable groups to get their free influenza (flu) vaccination this winter. Weekly drop-in sessions are held at Taranaki Base Hospital’s Antenatal ... More >>

Confirmed case of measles in Taranaki

Friday, 12 July 2019, 9:57 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB Public Health Unit is urging people to check their immunisation status after being notified of a confirmed case of measles in Taranaki. More >>

Stratford tobacco retailer fails undercover operation

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 11:59 am | Taranaki District Health Board

A Stratford retailer has failed a recent tobacco controlled purchase operation (CPO) carried out by Taranaki DHB’s Public Health Unit by selling cigarettes to a minor. More >>

Taranaki DHB staff encouraged to reflect on inner wellbeing

Monday, 8 October 2018, 12:48 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The people who work at Taranaki DHB are usually busy taking care of others. However their own health and wellbeing is just as important and the DHB is encouraging staff to embrace this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) theme and ‘let nature ... More >>

Rural communities warned of toxin producing bacteria

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 1:18 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki’s rural communities are being warned to be on alert for illness caused by bacteria carried in the intestines of cattle and other animals which can cause severe gastroenteritis in young children. More >>

Taranaki DHB and NPDC collaborate to improve health

Friday, 27 July 2018, 11:12 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB’s Public Health Unit (PHU) will work closely with the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) over the next few months to improve the health of the community, starting with more drinking water fountains in public areas. More >>

Water tanker now on campus at Taranaki Base Hospital

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 5:20 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB has put measures in place to ensure its business as usual at the hospital even though there is a boil water notice in place until further notice. More >>

A boil water notice is in place for Taranaki Base Hospital

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 10:28 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB has put measures in place to ensure its business as usual at the hospital even though there is a boil water notice in place until further notice. More >>

Health advice during the New Plymouth water shortage

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 4:48 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB’s Public Health Unit provides the following health advice to protect you and your whanau during the water shortage in New Plymouth: More >>

Taranaki Doctor wins Australasian award for supervision

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 5:17 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Dr Jonathan Albrett, Taranaki DHB Anaesthetist and Intensive Care Specialist has received the prestigious Australasian Clinical Educator of the Year (2017) award in Brisbane last week, from the Australasian Confederation of Post-graduate Medical ... More >>

Safe Sleep Day raises awareness of SUDI

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 5:15 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Very sadly around 44 babies are lost every year in New Zealand as a result of SUDI. To help promote safe sleep messages and prevent SUDI, national Safe Sleep Day is being held on Friday 1 December. More >>

Tobacco retailers still selling cigarettes to minors

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 9:44 am | Taranaki District Health Board

A recent tobacco Controlled Purchase Operation (CPO) carried out in Inglewood, Stratford and New Plymouth showed most retailers in these areas were operating in compliance with the Smoke Free Environment Act and did not sell tobacco products or herbal smoking ... More >>

Stratford To Host A Meet Your Maternity Services Roadshow

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:59 am | Taranaki District Health Board

A range of free and low cost support services for whānau planning a pregnancy, expecting a child, or with young children will be on show at the Taranaki DHB’s Meet Your Maternity Services Roadshow in Stratford next week. More >>

New surgeons provide services closer to home

Monday, 9 October 2017, 1:43 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki patients needing Vascular and Urology services can now receive specialty healthcare faster, closer to home and with continuity of medical staff, thanks to the recruitment of Mr Murray Cox, vascular surgeon, and Mr James ‘Jimmy’ Johnston, ... More >>

Taranaki DHB ranked second most preferred hospital

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 4:53 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki Hospitals (Taranaki DHB) have come second in a survey that ranks graduating doctors’ most preferred hospitals to work in. More >>

Taranaki DHB launches winter ED campaign

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 11:32 am | Taranaki District Health Board

With winter illnesses and sports injuries adding to the workload at Taranaki DHB’s Emergency Department (ED), an awareness campaign called ‘Should you be at ED?’ has been launched to help educate the Taranaki community about what is considered ... More >>

Parent Hub returns to WOMAD 2017

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 4:35 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

It's no secret WOMAD is a family-friendly festival, and this year it has retained that title by teaming up with the Taranaki District Health Board again to offer the Parent Hub at this year’s festival. More >>

Taranaki Health Foundation launches new fundraising campaign

Monday, 6 March 2017, 2:13 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The Taranaki Health Foundation will launch a new community campaign this week called ‘The Open Minds Project,’ which aims to raise funds for enhancements to Taranaki’s Mental Health Inpatient Unit currently being renovated. More >>

 

 

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