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Community invited to new Grey health facilities update

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:56 am | West Coast District Health

Community invited to new Grey health facilities update West Coasters are being invited to an update on the new Grey Hospital and adjoining Integrated Family Health Centre [IFHC] in Greymouth this Thursday night. More >>

West Coast DHB health target update

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 10:37 am | West Coast District Health

West Coast DHB health target update The West Coast District Health Board once again leads the country’s DHBs in the health targets for shorter stays in emergency departments, achieving 100%. The target of 95% measures what proportion of patients are admitted, ... More >>

New patient information sharing system introduced

Monday, 17 November 2014, 4:08 pm | West Coast District Health

New patient information sharing system introduced From today the West Coast health system has introduced HealthOne, a new electronic patient information system to assist health professionals with continuity of care. More >>

No increase for routine consultations

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 3:27 pm | West Coast District Health

Fees for routine consultations with your own West Coast District Health Board general practice will not change with the new fee schedule being introduced next month. At $17.50 for adults and $11.50 for children aged 6 – 17 years (children under six ... More >>

West Coast gears up for Ebola

Friday, 17 October 2014, 2:40 pm | West Coast District Health

The West Coast District Health Board is ensuring it is prepared for Ebola, in line with national and international preparations in case the disease reaches New Zealand. West Coast DHB hospital physician Dr Paul Holt and Community and Public Health Medical ... More >>

Grey Hospital to Get New CT Scanner

Friday, 26 September 2014, 2:35 pm | West Coast District Health

Grey Base Hospital’s new $800,000 CT scanner arrives soon and should be installed and operational by Thursday 16 October. More >>

West Coast DHB health targets improve

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 12:09 pm | West Coast District Health

The West Coast District Health Board’s fourth quarter performance against the National Health Targets has improved or equalled in all results, bar immunisations. More >>

Buller Older Persons’ Health future explored

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:59 pm | West Coast District Health

A public meeting run by the West Coast District Health Board at the NBS Theatre in Westport today kicked off a conversation with the Buller community about older persons' health services. The Buller Older Persons’ Health conversation includes the question ... More >>

Health sector opportunities for students

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 4:26 pm | West Coast District Health

The West Coast District Health Board is reaffirming its commitment to the next generation of health tertiary students with the 2014 West Coast Health Scholarship and Studentship Awards. More >>

Maternity web pages born

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 5:23 pm | West Coast District Health

After several months of gestation, health professionals and educators up and down the coast would like to announce the birth of the West Coast maternity services web pages. More >>

WCDHB thrilled twith funding for Grey Base Hospital

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 3:20 pm | West Coast District Health

West Coast DHB chief executive, David Meates, says today’s announcement by the Minister of Health is fantastic news. “This gives certainty to our community and to our staff, who can now be confident of a very bright future for health services ... More >>

Cervical cancer vaccination reminder

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 12:37 pm | West Coast District Health

West Coast DHB urges young girls and their families not to forget about cervical cancer vaccination More >>

West Coast DHB continues to improve on health targets

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 11:45 am | West Coast District Health

The West Coast District Health Board continues to improve its performance in several of the national health targets, while meeting or maintaining its position in others. More >>

Students get a flavour of rural medicine

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 12:03 pm | West Coast District Health

Three fifth year medical students called the West Coast home this year thanks to the University of Otago’s Rural Medical Immersion Programme (RMIP). The course sends 20 students into rural communities around New Zealand every year as part of ... More >>

Facilities redevelopment origresses at West Coast Health

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 11:29 am | West Coast District Health

Architects and health planners met with clinicians and operational staff from the West Coast DHB last week to start the first stage in the design process for a new $60 million hospital and adjoining Integrated Family Health Centre in Greymouth, ... More >>

Full steam ahead for new West Coast health facilities

Friday, 11 October 2013, 10:37 am | West Coast District Health

Greymouth’s new $60 million hospital and adjoining Integrated Family Health Centre is a step closer to reality with the appointment of a design team who will work with WCDHB staff to further develop initial concept designs. More >>

Connecting For Mental Health

Friday, 4 October 2013, 3:28 pm | West Coast District Health

The West Coast will see its biggest ever community event focusing on mental health when Mental Health Awareness Week commences on Monday 7 October. More >>

Generalist doctor appointed to West Coast DHB

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 11:14 am | West Coast District Health

The West Coast’s new generalist doctor, Brendan Marshall, doesn’t hesitate when asked who inspires him. “Chester Wilson is a rural GP in a town called Charleville in Western Queensland where my mother grew up and my grandparents still live,” ... More >>

Minister Turia To Discuss Health & Social Issues On W. Coast

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 9:48 am | West Coast District Health

West Coast health workers and those working in social services and community NGOs will have a chance to engage directly with the Minister for Whanau Ora on health and social issues when Hon Tariana Turia visits Hokitika and Greymouth on Tuesday ... More >>

Cardiovascular Health Well Cared For

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 11:23 am | West Coast District Health

West Coasters who have been hospitalised with a cardiovascular disease (CVD) event have the highest rates of being on a treatment regime that reduces the likelihood of further events or death. More >>

 

 

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