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Court of Appeal upholds Waitemata DHB smoking ban

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 2:58 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is pleased to announce that the Court of Appeal issued its decision this morning upholding the legality of Waitemata DHB’s Smokefree Policy. The appeal failed on all grounds. More >>

Free Wi-Fi the next step in enhancing patient experience

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 1:34 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Patients and visitors now have access to free, high speed Wi-Fi at North Shore Hospital, Waitakere Hospital as well as most clinical and community sites. More >>

Waitemata DHB leads the way as a ‘Good Employer’

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 3:15 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

An analysis of 91 Crown entities across New Zealand has seen Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) ranked equal-first for compliance with ‘Good Employer’ principles. More >>

Immunise to protect your child from a serious disease

Monday, 7 March 2016, 4:20 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is asking parents to make sure their child’s immunisations are up-to-date following confirmation of recent measles cases in the Auckland region. More >>

Waitemata DHB wins national award

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 2:32 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has been nationally recognised for its work linking the experiences our patients to the growth of our staff and services. More >>

New sky bridge development in plan to expand patient care

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 2:19 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is constructing a sky bridge linking the Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) with the main hospital tower as part of plans to further integrate and expand services on the North Shore Hospital site. More >>

Public warned on dangers of synthetic cannabinoids

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 11:49 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB is warning the public of synthetic cannabinoids’ dangerous effects and the risks that people take by using these drugs. More >>

Multiple new reports show Waitemata leading in quality

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 3:10 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) leads the country in a number of key quality and safety measures and has the lowest hospital mortality rate of all 20 DHBs. More >>

More doctors on the way for North Shore Hospital

Friday, 21 August 2015, 11:09 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB (District Health Board) is staffing four new medical teams at North Shore Hospital to care for acutely unwell patients receiving treatment in the Assessment and Diagnostic Unit (ADU). Waitemata DHB Chief Executive Dr Dale Bramley says within ... More >>

Next stage in development of Waitakere Hospital underway

Monday, 3 August 2015, 10:26 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB (District Health Board) is set to almost double the number of medical teams at Waitakere Hospital, building on its programme of investment in services and facilities for West Auckland. More >>

New discharge lounge puts patient experience first

Friday, 24 July 2015, 12:01 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has today opened a new purpose-built patient discharge lounge on the ground floor of North Shore Hospital. Equipped with 24 chairs for patients and visitors and three beds, the new lounge has been custom designed ... More >>

Another sustainability award for Waitemata DHB

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 12:46 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB has collected a second award recognising its commitment to providing national leadership in environmental sustainability in healthcare. More >>

Waitemata DHB Leads the Way in Improving Patient Safety

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 11:09 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board’s drive to improve patient safety and care has reached a new highwith the DHB ranked top for use of the surgical safety checklist and third for reducing risk of falling first of the major metropolitan DHBs. More >>

Waitemata excels against primary care quit smoking target

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:02 am | Waitemata District Health Board

In less than a year Waitemata DHB has gone from secondtolast to bestperformer out of 20 DHBs in the primary care component of the better help for smokers to quit national health target. More >>

Major investment in refurbishing operating theatres

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:56 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

A major refurbishment of four operating theatres at North Shore Hospital will deliver state-of-the-art facilities for patients undergoing surgical procedures. More >>

DHB investing in radiology services, new CT scanner

Friday, 22 August 2014, 3:02 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Faster scans are on the way for Waitemata District Health Board patients with the board approving the purchase of a new stateoftheart CT scanner for North Shore Hospital this month. More >>

First women’s ward for Waitemata DHB gynaecology patients

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:11 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB will build its firstever dedicated women’s inpatient ward – a 15bed gynaecology facility scheduled to open at North Shore Hospital in mid2015. More >>

Innovation partnership to unlock the potential of e-health

Sunday, 6 July 2014, 10:23 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Patients in the Waitemata district will ultimately benefit from improved health outcomes under an agreement to develop new e-health initiatives between Waitemata DHB and New Zealand-owned global health software company Orion Health. More >>

Waitakere maternity service marks 50 years of babies

Friday, 13 June 2014, 12:16 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitakere Hospital’s maternity service commemorates its 50th anniversary this week with a range of celebrations underway. More >>

New Clinical App to Break Down the Language Barrier

Friday, 6 June 2014, 12:23 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

New Clinical App Aims to Improve Communications with Patients with Limited English A Waitemata District Health Board clinician has developed a new app aimed at improving the way patients with limited English and medical staff communicate with each other. ... More >>

 

 

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