Waikato District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

Hospital Surgeon Plays His Part in Gallipoli Unveiling

Friday, 27 March 2015, 4:04 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A bronze sculpture honouring soldier and artist Horace Moore-Jones , who fought at Gallipoli in World War I, was officially unveiled in Sapper Moore-Jones Place, central Hamilton today (Friday 27 March) and featured a Turkish-born Waikato Hospital ... More >>

Waikato Hospital at-Risk Building to Come Down

Friday, 27 March 2015, 3:45 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A 50-year-old building, used as temporary accommodation for people accessing several Waikato Hospital services, is to come down. Demolition of the multi-storey Hilda Ross House, a former nurses home among other things, starts in July and will be complete ... More >>

Distraction a therapy for children at Waikato

Friday, 20 March 2015, 11:52 am | Waikato District Health Board

Play specialists have found a way to make traumatic experiences for children less stressful by creating ‘distraction kits’. More >>

Te Kuiti Medical Centre now on solid ground

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 1:47 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Te Kuiti Medical Centre practice manager Bernie Barry-Addy no longer has to worry that he and his office would be the first to slide down the slope in the event of a natural disaster at the Te Kuiti Hospital site. More >>

New Waikato Hospital Chaplain Back in Familiar Territory

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 3:45 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Ngaruawahia-born Marie Finn spent nearly 30 years tending to the spiritual needs of Canadians as part of her Sister of Our Lady of the Missions calling and now she is putting that experience to good use as Waikato Hospital’s new Catholic chaplain. More >>

Community care keeps more patients at home

Monday, 9 March 2015, 5:20 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Fewer patients are presenting at emergency departments across the Waikato as health organisations focus on working together to provide more integrated health care. More >>

Health Warning for Lake Ngaroto Lifted

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:44 pm | Waikato District Health Board

The health warning issued in December last year for Lake Ngaroto has now been lifted, after two consecutive tests showed cyanobacterial levels to be once again below the warning level. More >>

Thames’ hidden treasure

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:01 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Tucked away behind Thames’ vibrant main street is a community treasure – “a home at home” the locals call it. More >>

Flying High for Waikato’s Future

Monday, 2 March 2015, 2:12 pm | Waikato District Health Board

One of Waikato’s own has been invited to Harvard as part of a programme that aims to train global leaders in child oral health and prevention. More >>

Population trends have implications for health care

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 4:56 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A leading demographer says New Zealand’s ageing population and fewer school leavers will have implications for health care demand at all ages. More >>

Waikato DHB continues on track with national health targets

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 11:27 am | Waikato District Health Board

“It is very pleasing to see an improvement in the 6 hour acute goal and to make a start toward achieving the new cancer target,” said interim chief operating officer Brett Paradine. More >>

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 >>



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