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Humble Role Model For Young People Earns Prestigious ‘local Hero’ Award

Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 8:46 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Luke Gray has been recognised as a ‘local hero’ for his work supporting young people’s mental health in his community of Whakatāne. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) Occupational Therapist Luke said he was honoured and humbled ... More >>

Summer Students Support Important Research At Tauranga And Whakatāne Hospitals

Monday, 11 January 2021, 8:43 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

There are 19 new faces around Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals this summer thanks to an annual Summer Studentship Programme. The programme, facilitated by the BOP Clinical Campus, gives medical students from across New Zealand an opportunity to ... More >>

Whakatāne Student Awarded Medical Grant

Thursday, 24 December 2020, 11:32 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Whakatāne’s Trident High School graduate Aman Singh is the fortunate recipient of this year’s Bay of Plenty Medical Students Acorn Financial Grant of $4,000. Aman is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Auckland and is currently ... More >>

‘Phenomenally Successful’ Outreach Clinic The Shape Of Things To Come

Friday, 18 December 2020, 11:00 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

An outreach clinic in Ōpōtiki has been labeled ‘phenomenally successful’ by organisers looking to reduce barriers to healthcare in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. “One of the main aims of an outreach clinic such as this was to reduce the barriers ... More >>

Delivering An Interprofessional Approach When Needed Most

Monday, 14 December 2020, 8:35 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Above: students from backgrounds including oral health therapy, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, nutrition and dietetics, social work, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, midwifery, speech language therapy, paramedicine, and optometry took part ... More >>

Grants Of Nearly $300,000 To Help Māori Health And Equity In The Bay Of Plenty

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 10:58 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

New grants totaling nearly $300,000 will be used to focus on Māori health advancement and improving equity in the Bay of Plenty. It has been announced that the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) has received three Health Sector Research Collaboration ... More >>

Be A Guardian Of The Future – Protect Against Measles

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 9:42 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A national campaign urging people between 15-30 years of age to get immunised against measles has been launched and the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) is strongly reinforcing this message. Measles is about 8 times more contagious than ... More >>

Health Warning Issued For Lake Rotoehu

Monday, 23 November 2020, 4:08 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A health warning has been issued for Lake Rotoehu due to a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae. “This health warning means that people should avoid any activity which results in contact with the lake water,” says Dr Jim Miller, Medical ... More >>

Ground-Breaking Choir Improving Lives Of People With Neurological Conditions Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 4:59 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A ground-breaking choir which helps people with neurological conditions achieve a better quality of life is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Brainwave Singers marked the special occasion by raising $2000 for Parkinson’s New Zealand, a cause ... More >>

Dental Schemes Delivering Dramatic Results And Bringing Healthy Smiles Back To Eastern Bay Students

Monday, 16 November 2020, 11:12 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Dental pain isn’t just a health issue for young Eastern Bay students, says one high school principal, it affects their education and their futures. Addressing that issue is just one of the motivating factors behind some innovative dental health ... More >>

Bay Organisations Meet To Discuss COVID Response - Past, Present, Future

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 3:57 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Organisations from across the Bay of Plenty have come together to appraise the local COVID response and to plan for future outbreaks. 39 organisations registered for the ‘Past, Present, Future’ event organised by the Bay of Plenty District Health ... More >>

Internationally Renowned Trauma Course Held In Tauranga For First Time

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 10:24 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Hosting a high profile, internationally recognised trauma course at Tauranga Hospital for the first time is great news for both the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) and the community it serves say medical experts. Trauma physicians at the ... More >>

Pānui Pāpāho - Taupō District COVID-19 Alert – List Of Places

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 4:27 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

An Auckland family of three confirmed with COVID-19 travelled from Auckland to Taupō last weekend and visited a number of public places in the Taupō district. This was before they had symptoms but they may have been infectious at the time. As a precaution, ... More >>

BOPDHB Completes Priority Worker Testing At Port Of Tauranga

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 3:21 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has completed the COVID-19 testing of all Port of Tauranga high priority workers – in advance of the Ministry of Health deadline. BOPDHB Incident Controller Dr Joe Bourne said close to 720 high priority port workers ... More >>

Covid-19 Testing at Port of Tauranga to Begin at Midday

Monday, 17 August 2020, 12:17 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board will begin COVID-19 surveillance testing for all Port of Tauranga workers from noon today, Monday 17 August 2020. More >>

Reassurance For Port Of Tauranga Workers From Ministry Of Health And BOPDHB

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 5:59 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Reassurances are being given to people who work at Port of Tauranga, that following an Order from the Ministry of Health on Friday night, they will not be penalised if they are unable to get tested for COVID-19 before midnight (11.59pm) on Monday ... More >>

Eastern BoP Residents With COVID Symptoms Should Ring Healthline Or Visit Testing Sites This Weekend

Friday, 14 August 2020, 6:14 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Eastern Bay of Plenty residents experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should call Healthline or visit one of four testing sites this weekend. There are four COVID-19 testing centres open across the Eastern Bay of Plenty on Saturday and Sunday. These are as ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Health System Gearing Up For COVID-19 Response

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:36 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Bay of Plenty District Health Board Interim Chief Executive Simon Everitt is reassuring the community about the health system’s preparedness to quickly respond to any risk of COVID-19 in the Bay of Plenty DHB region. “Our COVID-19 response includes ... More >>

Visiting Tauranga And Whakatāne Hospitals During COVID-19 At Alert Level 2

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:06 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

People wishing to visit whānau, family and friends in Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals during COVID-19 Alert Level 2 are asked to be aware of some restrictions that are currently in place to support the need to maintain social distancing. In the Emergency ... More >>

Public Asked To Call Their GP First Regarding COVID-19 Testing

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 5:05 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The public is being asked to continue seeking medical advice for COVID-19 symptoms through their GP in the first instance. Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) COVID-19 Response Incident Controller Dr Joe Bourne said he understood people’s ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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