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

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 >>

Free And Easy Way To Age Well And Maintain Independence Say Healthcare Experts As New LifeCurve™ App Is Launched

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 11:45 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Stay stronger for longer and add life to your years is the message as the LifeCurve™ app is launched today (Wednesday 31 March). Based on international research, the free and simple-to-use phone and mobile device app gives older adults the ability ... More >>

Statement On The Situation At Whakatāne Hospital

Friday, 5 March 2021, 1:31 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Brent Gilbert-De Rios, Emergency Operations Controller, Bay of Plenty District Health Board: Whakatāne Hospital has not evacuated patients, and is located outside the Civil Defence red, orange yellow flood (inundation zone). The hospital’s Tsunami ... More >>

Vaccinations Get Underway In Bay Of Plenty

Monday, 1 March 2021, 4:40 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Hospital Security person Irene and Registered Nurse Wendy Thompson deliver the first of the COVID-19 vaccines to the Sulphur Point. The Te Moana a Toi (Bay of Plenty) vaccination programme kicked off today with 28 workers at the Port of Tauranga receiving ... More >>

Former All Black Captain Joins The Tauranga Hospital Orderlies Team

Monday, 1 March 2021, 8:39 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Former All Black captain and winger Stu Wilson can now add another name to the list of teams he has represented, the Tauranga Hospital Orderlies. Many will remember Stu from his rugby-playing heyday of the late 70s and early 80s, when the charismatic ... More >>

Attend Hospital Appointments As Normal But Some Restrictions On Hospital Visitors Under Alert Level 2

Monday, 15 February 2021, 4:23 pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Outpatients should attend hospital appointments as normal but some restrictions on hospital visitors will apply as the Bay of Plenty goes into Alert Level 2. With cases of COVID-19 identified in the Auckland community, the Bay of Plenty has been ... More >>

Tauranga Hospital Blood Donor ‘Heroes’ Recognised For Gift Of Life

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 8:29 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A woman inspired to give blood after losing her mum in a road traffic accident is just one of a team of ‘heroes’ at Tauranga Hospital who have been recognised by the NZ Blood Service. The NZ Blood Service presented Tauranga Hospital’s Team ... More >>

One-stop-shop Cardiology Centre Helps Attainment Of 2000 Heart Stents Milestone

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 9:17 am | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

A one-stop-shop cardiology centre opened four years ago is delivering on its promise to bring care closer to home for Bay of Plenty heart patients. The dedicated Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory (Cath Lab) at Tauranga Hospital took its first patient ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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