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Waikato measles outbreak declared over

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 10:39 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato has not had a confirmed measles case since 12 August prompting Waikato District Health Board’s medical officer of health Dr Anita Bell to declare the outbreak over. “I would like to take the opportunity to say a big thank you to all those ... More >>

Patients Surveyed on Their Time in Waikato Hospitals

Monday, 8 September 2014, 3:11 pm | Waikato District Health Board

If you spent time last month as an inpatient at one of Waikato DHB’s five hospitals, you may have been asked to fill in a survey on your experiences. More >>

Maternal Smoking Messages a Focus at Waikato Hospital

Friday, 5 September 2014, 1:33 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato Hospital will actively promote the message for pregnant mums to quit smoking starting from Monday. More >>

Organisation Wide Support for ‘Lunch Box’ Appeal

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:17 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A campaign in support of the popular “Lunch Box” day tomorrow (Friday 5 September) not only has the support of Waikato DHB’s Māori Health service Te Puna Oranga, but also staff in Waikato Hospital’s operating theatre. More >>

Did I teach you well? Chance encounter of cardiac surgeons

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 5:20 pm | Waikato District Health Board

When cardio-thoracic surgeon Nand Kejriwal’s registrar told him in the operating theatre recently there was a patient for him to see with multi-trauma, he had no idea it would lead to a reunion with his old mentor. More >>

Waikato: Incentive programme for smokefree pregnancies

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 11:58 am | Waikato District Health Board

If you are up to 28 weeks pregnant, smoke and are Maori or Pasifika, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) may have up to $250 worth of gift vouchers to give you. More >>

No New Waikato Measles Cases

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:11 pm | Waikato District Health Board

There have been no new cases of measles notified to Waikato District Health Board’s public health unit, Population Health, in the last fortnight. More >>

Waikato Improves Health Targets Performance

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 12:14 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A feature of the health targets performance by Waikato District Health Board (DHB) out today (Tuesday 26 August) is the exceptional team work shown by health professionals in both primary care and hospitals. More >>

Healthier Future Ahead for 4000 Waikato People

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:51 am | Waikato District Health Board

More than 4000 Waikato people with high health needs, the majority of them children, now face a healthier future thanks to a project run by Te Puna Oranga, Waikato District Health Board’s Maori Health Service. More >>

New Maori chaplain for Waikato Hospital

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 10:42 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato Hospital’s new Maori chaplain says he feels greatly privileged to participate in the holistic health and wellbeing of all people coming to the hospital. More >>

Five Years of Waikato Productive Wards Celebrated

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 1:53 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Patients in Waikato District Health Board’s Older Persons and Rehabilitation service are reaping the practical benefits of the DHB’s five-year commitment to the internationally acclaimed Productive Wards programme. More >>

Waikato Reports Only One New Case of Measles

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 12:55 pm | Waikato DHB

There has been only one case of measles notified to Waikato District Health Board’s Population Health in the last week. The case was a household contact of a laboratory confirmed case and was already in quarantine. More >>

Dental service goes digital for better and quicker diagnosis

Friday, 8 August 2014, 2:54 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board’s Waikids dental service is getting a $290,000-plus boost to modernise its x-ray software and storage system. More >>

Breastfeeding at work a real option for mums

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:34 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB health promoter Jo Cottrell said she is delighted at the response to the 2014 Big Latch On breastfeeding events across the Waikato. Waikato DHB strongly supports the initiative and helps to promote it as part of Breastfeeding Week (1-7 ... More >>

Waikato Measles Cases up by 8 to 124

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:01 pm | Waikato DHB

Waikato District Health Board's Public Health Service Population Health has to date (6 August 2014) been notified of 124 confirmed measles cases, up eight on a week ago. More >>

Concert to Raise Funds for Hospital Spiritual Support Staff

Monday, 4 August 2014, 3:45 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Every year chaplains at Waikato Hospital help nearly 30,000 patients, family and staff through hardship, trauma, loss and coping with all that a loved one’s stay at the hospital involves. More >>

Waikato set for Big Latch On

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:23 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato set for Big Latch On Waikato mums will celebrate breastfeeding at more than 17 locations across the region this Friday and Saturday, including seven in Hamilton. Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is helping to promote the Big Latch On events ... More >>

Waikato Measles Update

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 3:10 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board’s public health unit Population Health has to date (30 July 2014) been notified of 116 confirmed measles cases, up two on last week. Almost half of the confirmed cases are household contacts of a confirmed case and ... More >>

Rhoda Read nurses training saves Berkeley’s life

Monday, 28 July 2014, 2:06 pm | Waikato DHB

Retired Pateronga farmer Berkeley Clark, 83, is living proof training for saving lives is just as important as actually saving them. More >>

Waikato Surgeon Upset at Surgical Mesh Criticism

Friday, 25 July 2014, 5:14 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A leading Waikato Hospital surgeon says recent publicity about surgical mesh has the potential to detract attention from real clinical issues and undermine public confidence in well-established standards of care. More >>

 

 

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