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Pain Psychology Trial Yields Promising Results For Patient Treatment Times

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 9:28 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A New Zealand-first trial, looking at the psychology of pain, has shown promising results in helping reduce patient treatment times. The trial of a Health Psychologist working in a ‘non-mental health’ setting at the Bay of Plenty District Health ... More >>

COVID-19 Response: Oxygen Supply & Related Environmental Systems Upgrade Begins In Bay Of Plenty’s Two Public Hospitals

Monday, 11 October 2021, 6:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Ministry of Health’s – COVID-19 Response – Oxygen Supply and Related Environmental Systems project has begun in Tauranga Hospital and continues in Whakatāne Hospital in various phases from 4 October to mid-February 2022. The work is part of the national ... More >>

Additional COVID-19 Testing And Vaccinations Available In Katikati Today Sunday 10 October

Sunday, 10 October 2021, 5:58 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Following the confirmation last night of a person in Katikati returning a positive COVID-19 test, additional COVID-19 testing and vaccinating will be available in the town today. The person is isolating. A vaccination clinic in the Katikati RSA and ... More >>

Tauranga Moana Teen Marks 250,000th Dose Milestone In Bay Of Plenty DHB’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 11:11 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A Tauranga Moana teen has received a milestone dose of the COVID-19 vaccination in Katikati on Tuesday 5 October - the 250,000th dose administered in the Bay of Plenty. Paea Uilou (Ngāi Te Rangi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Tonga) received her first of ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty District Health Board Chair Sharon Shea Appointed Co-Chair Of The Māori Health Authority

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 2:15 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Chair Sharon Shea says it’s time for New Zealanders to be bold and courageous regarding the potential benefits of the health sector reform, as her appointment as Māori Health Authority Co-Chair is announced. More >>

200,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine administered in the BoP

Friday, 17 September 2021, 11:07 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty has reached a significant milestone in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout. The district health board confirmed the administration of its 200,000th dose of the vaccine on 15 September, 2021. More >>

Community Dental Service for children and teenagers reopens

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 2:33 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Community Dental Service for children and teenagers re-opens on Thursday 9 September 2021. The service was closed for three weeks during Alert Level 3 and 4 in 2021 (and for seven weeks in 2020) and these ... More >>

Child immunisations go mobile during lockdown

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 12:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Childhood immunisations remain a priority during all COVID-19 Alert Levels and the Eastern Bay of Plenty Public Health Alliance (EBPHA) Outreach Immunisation Service (OIS) team are doing their best to ensure tamariki and pēpi don’t miss out. More >>

Ōpōtiki driving COVID-19 vaccine rollout success

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 1:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

COVID-19 Alert Level 4 is no hindrance for Ōpōtiki locals to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. The Whakatōhea Health Centre has been offering the vaccine, on behalf of Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB), at a drive-through service in the ... More >>

Honours Awards Shine Spotlight On Bay Of Plenty Health

Friday, 16 July 2021, 10:33 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty Health Consumer Council chair Lisa Murphy says that the honours awards this year have shone the spotlight on health services in the Bay of Plenty. “We want to congratulate and thank Janet Peters, Yvonne Boyes, Chloe Wright and Dr Jann ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Vaccine Rollout Success

Friday, 2 July 2021, 8:33 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout to current rest home and aged residential care facility residents and staff in the Bay of Plenty is complete, according to new figures released by the District Health Board. Statistics from the Bay of Plenty District Health Board ... More >>

New Sensory Space At Tauranga Hospital Children’s Ward Set To Ease Anxiety For Youngsters During Stays

Friday, 25 June 2021, 2:48 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A new sensory space, the first of its type at Tauranga Hospital, is designed to ease the anxiety of youngsters during stays on the Children’s Ward. Above: Registered Nurse Moira Yates is excited about the benefits of the new sensory space for children ... More >>

Community-Based Testing Centre At Baypark Stadium

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 12:34 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has set-up an additional community-based testing centre at Baypark Stadium (81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui). The testing centre is open from 9am to 5pm, today and tomorrow. An update on opening hours for ... More >>

Making A Difference With The Little Extras – Volunteers Thanked For Their Contributions

Friday, 18 June 2021, 12:04 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Extremely highly valued by patients and staff alike, Tauranga and Whakatāne hospital volunteers are making an important contribution to their communities. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/50e2e197345d02803812.jpeg" ... More >>

Public Asked To Keep ED For Emergencies As Precautionary Measures Taken Following Waikato DHB Cyber-attack

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 11:40 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

People are being asked to keep the Tauranga and Whakatāne Hospital Emergency Departments for emergencies as the impact of yesterday’s Waikato DHB cyber attack is monitored. Measures are being put in place to address the impact of the incident, from a Bay ... More >>

Healthy Drink Options In Hospital Cafes And Vending Machines ‘walking The Talk’ Say Health Experts

Monday, 3 May 2021, 9:41 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Healthy drink options as standard in Bay of Plenty hospital cafes and vending machines is ‘walking the talk’ say health experts. From today, Monday 3 May, artificially sweetened and sugary drinks will no longer be available in cafes and vending machines ... More >>

Collaborative Effort Ensures Kaumātua And Aged Care Facility Residents Focus Of Vaccination Rollout

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 2:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A collaborative healthcare and community effort is ensuring kaumātua at marae and aged care facility residents and staff are the next focus of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Pou Tikanga Graham Cameron ... More >>

Sharon Shea Announced As First Māori Board Chair Of Bay Of Plenty District Health Board

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 2:04 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Sharon Shea says she is proud and honoured to be named as the first ever permanent Māori Board Chair of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB), calling it an important signpost for the community. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2104/5899eb6799e446b6886b.jpeg" ... More >>

COVID-19 Vaccination Centre For Frontline Healthcare Workers Opens In Tauranga

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 9:49 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A COVID-19 vaccination centre for frontline healthcare workers has opened in Tauranga. The centre, established by the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB), is catering to frontline healthcare workers who work in and around the city. It is located in ... More >>

Free Pregnancy Scans To Improve Equity And Healthcare In The Eastern Bay

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 8:57 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Free pregnancy scans are set to improve equity and healthcare for hapū māmā and pēpē in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. All ultrasound scans for pregnant women requested by a Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) in the Eastern Bay of Plenty are now fully funded ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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