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Bay Of Plenty Welcomes Winter Wellness Initiative

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 11:16 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Stay well this winter, says the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB). The organisation is supporting a nationwide push to focus on wellbeing through a Winter Wellness activation beginning today, the first day of winter. “COVID-19 has hit ... More >>

Electrifying News For DHB Car Fleet

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 9:45 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A $0.631 million co-funding allocation will see 20 electric vehicles transform the Bay of Plenty District Health Board car fleet and slash nearly 88 tonnes of annual carbon emissions. The State Sector Decarbonisation Fund allocation, administered ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Prepares To Launch National Bowel Screening Programme

Monday, 2 May 2022, 5:24 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The National Bowel Screening Programme is rolling out across the Bay of Plenty region from May, aiming to save lives through the early detection of bowel cancer. New Zealand has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world and bowel cancer is the ... More >>

Taking Telehealth To The Community

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 9:41 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

With a significant rise in the number of community cases of COVID-19, both Tauranga and Whakatāne Hospitals are scheduling outpatient appointments as Telehealth appointments to help free up staffing resources to support critical areas. While Telehealth is ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Health Workforce Pulls Together For COVID-19 Booster Drive

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 6:10 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A series of drive-through events being held this weekend in the Bay of Plenty district are owed to the collaborative health workforce drawing together, says the district health board. “Mihi to our partner vaccine providers for pulling together to make ... More >>

Bay COVID-19 Drive-through Vaccination Series Continues

Friday, 4 March 2022, 2:11 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) is continuing its mobile COVID-19 vaccination drive-through series, with events taking place this weekend in Te Puke, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Drive-through events will take place at the Commerce Lane ... More >>

Virtual Goggles A Welcome Distraction For Children In Hospital

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 5:53 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

From left: Play Therapist Debbie McDougal, Senior Constable Bruce Gordon, New World Te Puke owner John Gray and Ward 4A Clinical Nurse Manager Lynnece Dowle-Back with the new pair of virtual goggles kindly donated to the Tauranga Hospital Childrens ... More >>

Contingency Plans In Place At Bay Hospitals For Public Services Association Strike

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 9:17 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Contingency plans are in place at Bay of Plenty hospitals to help minimise disruption for patients during this week’s Public Services Association (PSA) union strike. The PSA has issued a strike notice on behalf of its members for a 24-hour strike ... More >>

Bay To Boost Its Omicron Battle With Drive-through Vaccinations

Friday, 25 February 2022, 3:10 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Following a spike in COVID-19 cases, Bay of Plenty health officials are urging eligible residents to boost their immune system in the battle against the Omicron variant of the virus. Another series of drive-through COVID-19 vaccination events are being ... More >>

Bay To Get Boosted At Drive-through Events

Friday, 4 February 2022, 2:10 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty health officials are aiming to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates in the district this long weekend. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is welcoming the public to vaccination drive-through events which will be held at the Tauranga ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Community Effort In Reaching Vaccination Milestone Praised

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:36 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Staff at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s Tauranga Central COVID-19 community vaccination centre on First Avenue celebrate achieving the 90 percent fully vaccinated milestone. The community effort needed for the Bay of Plenty to reach the 90 percent ... More >>

COVID-19 Response Upgrades Completed At Tauranga Hospital

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:24 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

COVID-19 response upgrade works which will enhance the care of patients and their whānau and improve staff safety have been completed at Tauranga Hospital. The COVID-19 Response – Oxygen Supply and Related Environmental Systems project was completed ... More >>

Arrive Early At BOP Hospitals As COVID-19 Screening Could Cause Short Delays

Thursday, 6 January 2022, 6:29 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

People are being asked to arrive early when visiting hospital as important COVID-19 screening procedures mean there may be a short delay in gaining entry. As part of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s preparedness to protect our patients, ... More >>

Preparation Key To Good Health Over Holiday Season

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 1:52 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Local residents and visitors to the Bay of Plenty are being urged to plan ahead to help stay well and avoid overwhelming healthcare services this summer. With COVID-19 circulating in the community, primary healthcare leaders are doubling down on the ... More >>

Been Waiting Over Three Days For Your COVID-19 Swab Results? Call 0800 225 449

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 10:18 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

If you’ve been waiting longer than three days/72 hours for your COVID-19 swab results there is an 0800 number available for follow-up. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Swab Results line, 0800 225 449, was set up originally for ... More >>

Ōpōtiki Community Asked To Get Tested If Experiencing Symptoms Of COVID-19

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 6:06 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Ōpōtiki District Council and Toi Te Ora Public Health are confirming today that an Ōpōtiki resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was tested outside of the region and has returned to Ōpōtiki to complete the required isolation ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Achieves 90 Percent First Dose Milestone

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 3:11 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty district has reached the 90 percent first dose COVID-19 vaccination target, but the district health board says the job is not finished yet. The district ticked over the 90 percent first dose milestone today, 30 November. More than 194,000 ... More >>

BOP COVID-19 Testing Locations Up To And Including Friday 26 November

Monday, 22 November 2021, 9:29 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A list of Bay of Plenty testing locations can be found at https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19/bay-of-plenty/ Additional pop-up testing locations have been set up at: Tauranga Times for pop-up testing locations up to and including Friday 26 November given below: Mount Maunganui ... More >>

Appeal For Patience During Unprecedented Period Of COVID-19 Testing

Monday, 22 November 2021, 3:38 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Our teams are currently experiencing unprecedented demand for COVID-19 testing. They are working long hours processing thousands of tests as quickly as possible but, if you’ve had a test, it’s important to know there may be some delays in ... More >>

Unprecedented Demand At COVID-19 Testing Sites In Tauranga

Friday, 19 November 2021, 2:51 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Confirmation of COVID-19 cases in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui yesterday has led to unprecedented demand at testing centres across the city today. Bay of Plenty DHB Incident Controller, Trevor Richardson, is appealing to people at testing sites to ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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