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Waitemata patients benefit from faster cancer treatment

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:20 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board is the first DHB in the country to achieve the national Faster Cancer Treatment health target with 86 percent of patients receiving their first cancer treatment within 62 days of referral. More >>

Community investment announced for World Mental Health Day

Monday, 10 October 2016, 1:49 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) will today launch its new approach to mental health and addiction care as part of an international day to recognise mental health education, awareness and advocacy. More >>

Major new investment in mental health and addiction care

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 9:28 am | Waitemata District Health Board

A fresh approach to improve mental health and addiction care will be launched by Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) on Monday at a special event hosted by Auckland University of Technology to mark World Mental Health Awareness Day. More >>

World-class Emergency Department opens at Waitakere Hospital

Friday, 5 August 2016, 2:34 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitakere Hospital’s new Emergency Department officially opens today providing a world-class emergency medicine facility for the people of West Auckland. More >>

Green light for falls prevention programme

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 11:14 am | Waitemata District Health Board

A major national community falls prevention programme for people aged over65 which was developed by the joint AucklandWaitemata DHB Funding team was given the official goahead today. More >>

WDHB pharmacist nationally recognised for patient safety

Friday, 8 July 2016, 4:43 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Pharmacy Operations Manager David Ryan has been named a finalist in the New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards for introducing electronic prescribing (eprescribing) across North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals. More >>

Sky Bridge next major step

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:41 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key today opened North Shore Hospital’s new 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 ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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