Waitemata District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

New $220 million surgical hospital supports best care

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:46 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Today’s announcement of a new $220 million surgical hospital on the North Shore Hospital campus will create significant additional elective capacity to meet the future health needs of the people of the Waitemata district and beyond. More >>

Save emergency departments for emergencies only

Monday, 27 August 2018, 1:46 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board is seeking the support of the public to avoid hospital emergency departments unless in genuine need of emergency healthcare. More >>

Supporting foot health with new roles in podiatry

Monday, 26 February 2018, 11:21 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata and Auckland DHBs are investing in podiatry by creating new positions to work with primary care to ensure earlier interventions and better outcomes for patients with foot issues and diabetes-related foot disease. More >>

Auckland health community thanks Lester Levy for leadership

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 5:04 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

The Auckland Metro District Health Boards expressed their thanks to outgoing Chairman Dr Lester Levy for his service and leadership, at a cross-DHB staff event in North Shore Hospital today. More >>

New Technology Improving Outcomes at North Shore Hospital

Monday, 20 November 2017, 11:51 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Revolutionary new technology is reducing the need for pancreatic surgery, saving lives and dramatically reducing recovery times at North Shore Hospital (NSH). More >>

Giving Waitemata Babies ‘the Best Start in Life’

Friday, 29 September 2017, 12:03 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board has given in-principle approval to plans to establish an urban primary birthing unit - a direct response to community requests to provide more choices for the district’s population. More >>

Waitemata DHB First to Transform Way Oxygen is Prescribed

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:22 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB is the first in the country to transform the way oxygen is prescribed. More >>

Keeping patients and staff healthy in, and out, of hospital

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 11:37 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB has one of the highest rates of hand washing compliance in the country. More >>

Waitemata DHB “Leading the Way in Maternal And Newborn Care”

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 3:09 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

August 10, 2017 - Waitemata DHB has the joint lowest perinatal mortality rate in New Zealand according to a national health quality report. More >>

Waitemata ePrescribing team wins national award

Monday, 31 July 2017, 1:42 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

A Waitemata District Health Board electronic prescribing and administration [ePA] initiative has won the Hospital Pharmacy Performer of the Year at the 2017 Pharmacy Awards. More >>

Waitemata: Repairs underway to hospital water main

Friday, 21 July 2017, 2:10 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has initiated an emergency management response at North Shore Hospital due to a rupture of a water main supplying the hospital. This has caused an interruption to water supplied to inpatient wards, theatres and ... More >>

Waitemata DHB – winter illness and an aging population

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 3:44 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is experiencing increased demand from sick patients who are requiring admission to inpatient beds and is asking patients to only present to North Shore and Waitakere hospital emergency departments in emergency ... More >>

Waitemata DHB’s data science partnership wins big

Friday, 14 July 2017, 1:08 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB is thrilled to have won the Research and Business Partnership Award with partners the University of Auckland and Orion Health at this year’s KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards. More >>

Help Waitemata DHB fight the flu

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 1:40 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has launched a call-to-action campaign to help fight the spread of influenza in hospitals this winter. More >>

Waitemata DHB wins public sector excellence award

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 2:55 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board [Waitemata DHB] Bowel Screening pilot has been honoured at this year’s Deloitte IPANZ Awards 2017, held at Wellington’s TSB Arena on July 5th 2017. More >>

Supreme Court Decision – “a Win for Patient Health”

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 3:47 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board welcomes today’s decision in the Supreme Court to uphold its smokefree policy. More >>

Keeping families safe with up-to-date immunisations

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 1:33 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is encouraging parents and caregivers to ensure their teens and younger children are up-to-date with their immunisations. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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