Bay of Plenty District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

Students gain rural health immersion

Monday, 18 November 2019, 8:51 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

63 students from a diverse range of health professions called Whakatāne home this year as they got to grips with the requirements of practicing in a rural setting. The Eastern Bay’s Rural Health Interprofessional training Programme (RHIP) aims ... More >>

Western Bay oral health challege winners

Friday, 15 November 2019, 3:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Beaming, healthy smiles are the future for an early childhood centre (ECC) in the Western Bay after it triumphed in an annual oral health challenge. More >>

Ensure you and your family are immunised against measles

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:08 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

With the year drawing to a close and summer holidays fast approaching, the local Medical Officer of Health is urging Bay of Plenty and Lakes residents to check their MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) immunisation are up to date to prevent summer plans ... More >>

Launch of tāngata whenua determined health strategy

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 2:13 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

On Wednesday 9 October at Manuka Tūtahi Marae in Whakatāne, the Māori Health Rūnanga of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board will launch Te Toi Ahorangi 2030 Toi Ora Strategy. Te Toi Ahorangi affirms the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s Te ... More >>

Ongoing risk of measles requires vigilance

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 2:42 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Following up measles cases and close contacts to contain the spread of the disease, and maintaining the national Childhood Immunisation Schedule, continue to be the priority for our local health authorities. Medical Officer of Health Dr Jim Miller ... More >>

Focus on controlling measles continues in the Bay of Plenty

Monday, 23 September 2019, 5:03 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Following up measles cases and close contacts to contain the spread of the disease, and maintaining the national Childhood Immunisation Schedule, continue to be the priority for Bay of Plenty and Lakes health authorities. A significant outbreak of ... More >>

Love of surfing helps tackle mental health challenges

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 2:19 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A Mount Maunganui man who battled mental health challenges for years has used his love of surfing to help others overcome their own struggles. Grant Trebilco used his passion for riding waves to “get the stoke back”, and he says others can ... More >>

Ensure you and your family are protected from measles

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 2:17 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A serious measles outbreak in Auckland has prompted the local Medical Officer of Health for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts to urge local residents to check that they are up to date with their MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) immunisation ... More >>

High patient numbers at Whakatāne Hospital’s ER

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 5:00 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Whakatāne Hospital Emergency Department has experienced ‘significant spikes’ in patient attendances in recent weeks with multiple 100-plus days. “We’ve had some significant spikes in attendances recently where we have experienced a number ... More >>

Newborn hearing screeners celebrate 10 year anniversary

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 8:41 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A team of healthcare workers who provide a vital screening service for tamariki is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Newborn Hearing Screening service of 5 screeners and one administration person has ... More >>

Latest technology frees up healthcare professionals’ time

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 10:45 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Technology, in the form of an automated tablet-counting machine, is helping speed up a traditional task and free up more time for patients say healthcare professionals. More >>

Cardiologist hails team effort in Pacific trip

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 8:27 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

‘Challenging but rewarding’ is how a senior cardiologist describes a recent volunteer trip to Fiji. More >>

Taonga gifted recognising staff cultural care in ICU

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 7:53 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Thomas Mitai is lucky to be alive and he’s grateful. In February the prominent and talented singer, kapa haka performer, film maker, member of Ringatū church and manager of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Tech Pā Studio was on his way to work ... More >>

Urologist completes prestigious visiting professorship

Monday, 27 May 2019, 9:39 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A high profile Tauranga urologist has just returned from a prestigious visiting professorship in America and also recently picked up three international awards. More >>

Measles in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes – Update #8

Friday, 3 May 2019, 2:15 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Since yesterday’s report, there have been no additional cases of measles confirmed in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts. The total number of confirmed measles cases since the start of April remains at seventeen. More >>

Measles in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes – Update #7

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 12:20 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Since yesterday’s report, a further three cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts, bringing the total number of confirmed measles cases to seventeen since the start of April. Each of the three new cases ... More >>

Measles in the Bay of Plenty – Update #5

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 10:13 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Since last week’s report, a further two cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of confirmed measles cases over the past month to twelve. “The first of the new cases was known to have had contact ... More >>

Measles in the Bay of Plenty – Update #4

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 9:28 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Since last week’s report, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten. “The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported ... More >>

Measles in the Bay of Plenty – Update #3

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 12:17 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month. More >>

New clinic brings better support for people taking meds

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 10:34 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Helping elderly patients who take multiple medications stay safe and well is the aim of a new outpatients clinic at Tauranga Hospital. For many older New Zealanders, polypharmacy (taking multiple medications for multiple conditions) is common. 35% ... More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL