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DHB investigates potential identity fraud

Sunday, 26 July 2015, 11:16 am | Waikato District Health Board

The Waikato DHB is in the process of contacting the approximately 25 patients who may have been directly affected by a former staff member who appeared in court today in Hamilton on a fraud charge. More >>

Long-serving communications director resigns

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 5:15 pm | Waikato District Health Board

District Health Board chief executive Dr Nigel Murray has acknowledged eight years’ commitment to health provided by communications director Mary Anne Gill who has resigned. More >>

End of an Era for Long-Serving Duty Nurse Manager

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 9:47 am | Waikato District Health Board

The day Jude Olsen told his grandmother Maria Roberts that he wanted to be a nurse, it bowled her over with surprise quickly followed by immense pride. More >>

On the road in the Waikato – the District Plan review

Friday, 22 May 2015, 2:42 pm | Waikato District Health Board

On the road in the Waikato – the District Plan review Waikato district is a vast and unique area. From beaches to ranges, expressways to gravel roads, we’re distinctive from top to bottom! To protect the uniqueness of our district we have a District ... More >>

Pharmacy goes live with regional electronic system

Friday, 15 May 2015, 3:44 pm | Waikato District Health Board

After five years of scoping, planning and delivery Waikato Hospital Pharmacy joined the Midland Regional ePharmacy solution in early May. More >>

Two Measles Cases Confirmed in Hamilton

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 1:25 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board’s public health unit has been notified of two cases of measles in the same family. More >>

Mamas needn’t be nervous, says Hine

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 1:57 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Hineiri Rangitutia, her daughter and grand-daughter are the “face” of Waikato DHB’s My MAMAgram campaign, which is something she is very proud of. More >>

New mums get help to kick the habit

Monday, 4 May 2015, 3:12 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Chantelle Hill works in Waikato Hospital’s Newborn Intensive Unit where small babies are a common sight for a range of reasons – but one of them is very preventable. More >>

Health And Fitness Programme a Quiet Revolution

Friday, 1 May 2015, 3:59 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Pirongia School in the Waikato has thrown out pizza and fish and chips in the tuck shop, in favour of healthier wraps, baked potatoes, veggie fried rice and waffles with yoghurt. In doing so, it’s joined a list of 290 Waikato, Northland and Auckland ... More >>

Top chef spearheads Tokoroa healthy eating project

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:24 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Three Tokoroa schools are part of a healthy eating project inspired by a woman who has cooked at some of London’s top eateries and who has tutored a new generation of Waikato’s top chefs. More >>

Put Fluoride Back in Taumarunui Water, Says DHB

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 2:42 pm | Waikato DHB

Dental decay in Taumarunui remains much more prevalent than it needs to be and one of the solutions is to put fluoride back into the King Country town’s water supply, says Waikato DHB oral health manager Diane Pevreal. More >>

A new mum’s nightmare

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 12:33 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Imagine. Imagine waking from a coma, anxious loved ones at your side, but a moment, one you had dreamed of has evaded you. More >>

MAMAgrams for Mother’s Day promotes mammograms

Friday, 24 April 2015, 2:08 pm | Waikato District Health Board

A MAMAgram – is that like a Strip-a-gram? Radio adverts playing on The Hits and Coast around Waikato at the moment pose that interesting question. The answer? Well….no. More >>

Board Declines to Pay Legal Fees for Nicky Stevens Family

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 5:14 pm | Waikato District Health Board

The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) today declined a request from the family of Nicky Stevens to pay their legal fees. More >>

Free Flu Vaccinations at Waikato Pharmacies a NZ First

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 12:40 pm | Waikato District Health Board

People 65 years and over have the choice of getting their free flu vaccination at one of 23 pharmacies in the Waikato District Health Board (DHB) region from today (Tuesday 21 April) or from their general practitioner. More >>

Waikato Maori Health First to Adopt Finland Model

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:54 am | Waikato District Health Board

For 75 years Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a baby gift box by the state. It’s like a starter kit containing baby clothes, a sleeping quilt, mattress, bathing products and nappies. The box can even be used as a bed for the baby. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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