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NZ born dental expert - managing teeth without fillings

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 11:57 am | Waikato District Health Board

The key-note speaker at an annual conference for oral health professionals in Hamilton on Friday will talk on why fillings in teeth are unnecessary because they are avoidable. More >>

Disability Needs Recognised with Change Table at Hospital

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 2:53 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Parenting rooms and baby change tables are commonplace in many facilities these days. However there is a growing need to provide change tables for older children and adults with disabilities, particularly in a hospital where they are likely to be visiting ... More >>

Toxic Shellfish Warning Extended to Opito Bay

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 4:52 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring, the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin warning has been extended up to Opito Bay on the Coromandel Peninsula. More >>

Satisfaction with Waikato Maternity Services Keeps Improving

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 1:12 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A snapshot survey of 144 women across the Waikato shows high level of satisfaction with the maternity services they received. More >>

Safe Summer Coromandel Promotes Safety Messages

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 10:30 am | Waikato District Health Board

This summer emergency services and health professionals are determined to reduce the number of deaths and injuries in the Coromandel by working together to promote several safety messages. More >>

Waikato Hospital Celebrates A Pioneer’s 100th Birthday

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 10:29 am | Waikato District Health Board

He was a pioneer in his field and led Waikato’s Radiology department through evolutionary change. Now 27 years after his retirement Dr David White has celebrated a century of achievements. More >>

Christmas Lunch for 500 at Waikato Hospital

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 2:16 pm | Waikato DHB

It is one of Waikato’s largest Christmas lunches with 500 meals going out to patients at Waikato Hospital between noon and 1pm tomorrow. More >>

Health Warning for Lake Ngaroto: Cyanobacterial Update

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 9:40 am | Waikato DHB

A new health warning has been issued today for Lake Ngaroto near Te Awamutu; due to a cyanobacterial bloom. This is an anticipated seasonal event following longer hours of daylight and warmer weather. More >>

Be Prepared, Check in with Your GP

Friday, 19 December 2014, 4:44 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A surge of people using emergency departments across the Waikato during the Christmas and New Year period has highlighted a need for the public to be better prepared. More >>

Snap survey - pressure of alcohol on emergency departments

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:33 pm | Waikato District Health Board

The sound of heart rate monitors hum rhythmically oblivious to the traumas they observe. More >>

Waikato DHB Responds to PSA’s Claims Re 4 & 2 Roster

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:53 am | Waikato DHB

Waikato DHB engaged with both the NZ Public Service Association (PSA) and the NZ Nurses Organisation (NZNO), as both unions have affected members who work 4 & 2 rosters in our Mental Health service. More >>

New pathway to improve outcomes for stroke patients

Friday, 12 December 2014, 4:58 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Two services at Waikato District Health Board are collaborating to further improve the care of stroke patients at Waikato Hospital. More >>

Bush Walk brings tranquillity to Older Persons building

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:28 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Bringing tranquillity to those who find frustration in the simplest of tasks is the hope for Waikato District Health Board’s newest art installation, Bush Walk by Susan Skerman. More >>

Waikato DHB Celebrates And Thanks Its Volunteers

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:12 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Wards throughout Waikato Hospital often rely on the generosity of their community to meet the emotional needs of patients. More >>

Waikato DHB celebrates volunteers

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 10:19 am | Waikato District Health Board

Wards throughout Waikato Hospital often rely on the generosity of their community to meet the emotional needs of patients. More >>

Health warning for Lake Whangape

Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:59 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Health warning for Lake Whangape A new health warning has been issued today for Lake Whangape, situated north-west of Huntly. The lake has had a rise in the cyanobacteria biovolume to 3.0mm3/L. Biovolume is the measure used to decide when a health warning ... More >>

Waikato Children’s Wards Benefit From Countdown Appeal

Friday, 5 December 2014, 9:34 am | Waikato District Health Board

The children’s wards at Waikato, Taumarunui, Te Kuiti and Tokoroa hospitals received a $110,813 cheque from the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal yesterday, following a three-month fundraising effort from Countdown staff, customers and suppliers around ... More >>

Success of Inaugural Midland Region Quality Conference

Monday, 1 December 2014, 3:10 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Success of Inaugural Midland Region Quality Conference Inspiring speakers who challenged health professionals in Rotorua on Friday to “Keep our patients safe” made the inaugural Midland Region Quality Workshop a success even before it finished. More >>

Beams, Mats And Socks Prevent Falls in Hospital

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 5:27 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Modern technology is keeping Te Awamutu resident Audrey Evans safe from falling during her stay in Waikato Hospital. Like every patient, the 81-year-old had an assessment when she came into charge nurse manager Hayley Colmore-Willliams’ ward in the Older ... More >>

We need your pjs for our Waikids, say Chiefs

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 5:03 pm | Waikato DHB

The Chiefs Super 15 rugby team are running a “We Need your PJs” campaign and are calling upon Chiefs fans to donate new kids warm sleepwear, singlets and socks that will be given to patients at Waikids and families in need upon leaving Waikato ... More >>

 

 

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