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Waitemata Residents among the Healthiest in New Zealand

Monday, 17 March 2014, 1:14 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

People living in the Waitemata district are among the healthiest in the country, a new survey has found. The 201113 New Zealand Health Survey, funded by the Ministry of Health, has found residents in the Waitemata district to have among the lowest ... More >>

Waitakere Hospital emergency department to almost double

Monday, 10 March 2014, 11:16 am | Waitemata District Health Board

A major expansion to the physical size and layout of Waitakere Hospital’s emergency department will see it almost double in size with the addition of 19 cubicles, four new rooms and extensive new patient and whānau facilities. More >>

Measles Alert - a Reminder to Immunise

Friday, 17 January 2014, 2:18 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Parents are being urged to ensure their children’s immunisations are up-to-date following confirmation of a new measles case in Auckland this week. More >>

Regional drive to improve adolescent oral health

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 11:51 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB is encouraging all adolescents to take advantage of the free Auckland Regional Dental Service before their 18th birthday. The Auckland Regional Dental Service (ARDS) provides free dental care to all those under 18 years of age living ... More >>

Waitemata district leads the way on health status

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 10:57 am | Waitemata District Health Board

A new report has found residents in the Waitemata district to be among the healthiest in New Zealand. More >>

Leading UK figure in public health to speak at Waitemata DHB

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 3:21 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

A prominent UK figure in the improvement of healthcare service quality will be speaking at a public event at Waitemata DHB this week. Robert Francis QC – a UK barrister whose 40 year career in handling medical cases has earned him the tag of “the patient’s ... More >>

New community mental health facility opens in Rodney

Monday, 23 September 2013, 10:56 am | Waitemata District Health Board

The first of several new community mental health facilities planned by Waitemata District Health Board opens today. Piri Pono in Silverdale, which is being officially opened by Rodney MP Mark Mitchell, will enable the DHB to provide Rodney residents ... More >>

Staff numbers at Waitemata DHB continue to grow

Friday, 13 September 2013, 2:23 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

The number of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals at Waitemata DHB continues to grow. Waitemata DHB director of human resources, Sam Bartrum, says clinical staff numbers at the DHB have increased by 479 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) roles since July ... More >>

First national service for Waitemata DHB

Friday, 16 August 2013, 11:34 am | Waitemata District Health Board

The DHB is now the public provider of hyperbaric oxygen therapy services after taking over management of the Slark Hyperbaric Unit in Devonport from the New Zealand Defence Force. More >>

Better access for patients at Waitakere Hospital

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 9:43 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Hospital services for people living in west Auckland are expanding further with the opening of a new endoscopy suite at Waitakere Hospital this month. More >>

New Elective Surgery Centre completed and ready for patients

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 9:56 am | Waitemata District Health Board

The Waitemata District Health Board’s project to provide public elective surgical services faster and more efficiently for its population was officially opened by Health Minister Tony Ryall today. More >>

Waitemata DHB Elective Surgery Pilot Wins Award

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 12:34 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

Only days before Waitemata DHB’s new $39 million Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) opens, the pilot programme it stemmed from has won a Public Sector Excellence Award. More >>

Judicial decision validates DHB effort to do the right thing

Monday, 8 July 2013, 1:15 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

The judicial decision released today upholding Waitemata District Health Board’s smokefree policy validates all the work the DHB has put into protecting the health of patients and staff, says Waitemata DHB CEO Dr Dale Bramley. More >>

Waitemata DHB extends electronic prescription of medicine

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 10:18 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Patient safety and quality of care is set to improve even further at Waitemata District Health Board with the expansion of electronic prescribing and administration of medications at its main clinical sites. More >>

Waitemata Residents Among the Healthiest In New Zealand

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 10:48 am | Waitemata District Health Board

People living in the Waitemata district are among the healthiest in the country, a new report has found. More >>

Waitemata Hits New High in Hand Hygiene

Friday, 17 May 2013, 12:47 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

17 May 2013 Waitemata Hits New High in Hand Hygiene Waitemata District Health Board’s drive for continuous improvement in patient care has seen it hit a new high in hand hygiene compliance. Audit results recently released for the period ending March 31 ... More >>

Waipareira and Waitemata DHB join forces

Monday, 29 April 2013, 12:13 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

The colocation of Waitemata District Health Board Services to Waipareira’s Whanau Centre shows how government and non-government agencies can work together to do what’s best for the community. More >>

North Shore Hospital Sets Historic Infection Control Record

Monday, 4 March 2013, 2:23 pm | Waitemata District Health Board

4 March 2013 North Shore Hospital Sets Historic Infection Control Record Waitemata DHB is leading the way in a life-saving revolution that has seen it set a historic record in infection control. The district health board’s Intensive Care & High ... More >>

From Worst To Best – Sterling Turnaround Continues

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 11:29 am | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB has continued its sterling performance against the Government’s national health targets, consigning to its past the historic problem area of long wait times in its emergency departments. More >>

Waitemata Patients To Have New State Of The Art MRI Scanner

Friday, 22 February 2013, 10:21 am | Waitemata District Health Board

www.waitematadhb.govt.nz 22 February 2013 Waitemata Patients To Have New State Of The Art MRI Scanner Faster, more detailed medical scanning is on the cards for Waitemata district patients with a new state of the art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner ... More >>

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