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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 >>

Exciting milestone for warm whare initiative

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 2:41 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Before her home was insulated, Rangi Paraha’s children were constantly unwell and away from school, two of them had been hospitalised with asthma, and the family used hot water bottles and sleeping bags until October. More >>

Measles update: Waikato DHB

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 12:22 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board’s Population Health has been notified of 114 confirmed measles cases to date (23 July 2014). Over a third of the confirmed cases are household contacts of a confirmed case and were already placed in quarantine before they were ... More >>

Waikato DHB’s New CEO Part of the Family

Monday, 21 July 2014, 5:06 pm | Waikato District Health Board

Nigel Murray is now a member of a very “special family” of dedicated health professionals at Waikato District Health Board (DHB), board chair Bob Simcock told more than 100 guests at a welcoming powhiri at Te Wananga o Aotearoa Mangakotukutuku Campus in ... More >>

Eat Ice Cream, Help Babies

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:57 am | Waikato District Health Board

Who knew something as simple as empty ice cream containers could mean so much to premature and unwell babies? Waikato Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit charge nurse manager Christine Woolerton and Women’s Health associate charge midwife manager ... More >>

Waikato Measles Update

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:55 am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board’s Population Health service has to date been notified of 106 confirmed measles cases. Over a quarter of the confirmed cases are household contacts of a confirmed case and were already placed in quarantine before they were ... More >>

Long-Serving Staff Give DHB Sense of Belonging

Monday, 14 July 2014, 10:54 am | Waikato District Health Board

Outgoing Waikato District Health Board chief executive Craig Climo always made it a priority to attend staff service recognition award ceremonies wherever they were so it was fitting, as he enters his last week in the job, that a full house greeted ... More >>

 

 

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