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PSA misrepresenting the facts, says Waikato DHB

Friday, 17 April 2015, 3:38 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is disappointed by the NZ Public Service Association’s (PSA) actions to protest outside Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre in Hamilton today and the continued misrepresentation of the facts to both its members and the media. More >>

Rosemary Green Helps Lost People in Waikato Hospital

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 12:04 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Volunteer Rosemary Green Helps Lost People in Waikato Hospital If you are ever lost in Waikato Hospital and see volunteer host Rosemary Green, you know your wandering time in the hospital is over. More >>

Making mental health facility walls higher a backward step

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 8:48 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Calls to increase security at Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre in Hamilton by making the exterior walls higher and more like a prison would be a backward step for mental health in New Zealand, says Dr Rees Tapsell , Director of Clinical Services for the ... More >>

Waikato DHB thanks Police for apprehending patients

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 10:54 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB thanks Police for apprehending patients Waikato District Health Board chief executive Dr Nigel Murray has thanked the NZ Police for their work in apprehending the two patients who escaped from Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre in Hamilton earlier ... More >>

Waikato sore throat clinics can prevent rheumatic fever

Friday, 3 April 2015, 9:42 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB is working with its communities to provide free Sore Throat Management (STM) services across Waikato. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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