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DHB Clarifies Points In Ombudsman’s Report

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 3:20 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB and the Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) today welcomed the Chief Ombudsman’s OPCAT report into five mental health units around the country. The DHB and MHAIDS acknowledged the ... More >>

Information For Visitors To Wellington And Hutt Valley Region Our Hospitals And Clinics

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 2:00 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

As part of efforts to keep everyone safe from COVID-19, Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley DHBs are asking people to please limit their visits to patients in Wellington and Hutt Valley region hospitals and to wait outside if picking patients ... More >>

New Menu To Delight Patients’ Tastebuds

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 3:35 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Patients at Wellington Regional Hospital are now being treated to a new selection of culinary delights following the introduction of a new enhanced inpatient menu. ‘Patient Menu Now’ is the culmination of work by Capital & Coast DHB ... More >>

New Dialysis Unit Will Provide Treatment Closer To Homes

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 12:15 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

12 February 2020 Hutt Valley and Wairarapa patients will soon be able to receive their dialysis treatment closer to home, with the establishment of a new satellite dialysis unit next to Hutt Hospital. Recently approved by both the Capital & ... More >>

Oxygen no longer ‘holy water’ for ICU: study

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 3:58 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A world-first trial may change how oxygen is administered to intensive care patients across the world. More >>

Incompatible kidney transplants a reality in Wellington

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 12:01 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Patients needing incompatible kidney transplants no longer need to travel to Auckland or Christchurch thanks to close collaboration between the Renal Service and the New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS). More >>

MHAIDS to host international neuropsychiatry expert

Monday, 7 October 2019, 10:55 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

International cognitive neuropsychiatry expert Professor Anthony David will share his expertise at a special public lecture in Wellington on Wednesday 23 October. More >>

Vascular service makes appointments convenient and greener

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:10 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Better use of technology is making hospital appointments more convenient for hundreds of patients and helping to reduce carbon emissions. More >>

Education units support future workforce

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:36 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Nursing students are receiving enhanced training and support through the latest Dedicated Education Units (DEUs) at Wellington Regional Hospital and the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS). More >>

Electronic equipment diverted from landfill to new homes

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 11:23 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new partnership with a charitable trust will see more than 1000 unneeded electronic items diverted from landfill each year – many being repurposed for worthy organisations in our communities. More >>

CCDHB hit by phishing scam

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 3:46 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A Capital & Coast DHB staff member has fallen victim to an email phishing scam that has seen thousands of emails sent from their address to email addresses across New Zealand and internationally. More >>

New children’s hospital starts to take shape

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 11:17 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB and Minister of Health Dr David Clark have marked the beginning of the steel-framing work for the new children’s hospital in Wellington. More >>

Small change to IV lines yields big results

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:03 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

An innovative change to intravenous drip lines has seen rates of phlebitis – vein inflammation – in cardiology patients drop by almost half. More >>

Masters research to benefit addictions clients

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 10:32 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Recently completed research projects are hoped to benefit treatment and outcomes for Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) users. More >>

Children garden their way to a healthier diet

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 10:59 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new project that gives local children hands-on experience in growing, cooking and eating more fruit and vegetables has the potential to help slow obesity and prevent diseases. More >>

Diabetes patients reaping the benefits from changes in care

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 10:48 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Patients are at less risk of potentially dangerous events and have an improved chance of better outcomes thanks to improvements in diabetes care. More >>

Moves to reduce shrinking carbon footprint even further

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 12:28 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Ongoing sustainability efforts to reduce carbon emissions by nearly 1000 tonnes annually since 2013 have seen Capital & Coast DHB receive a Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS) programme certificate. More >>

Improved access to urgent healthcare for Kāpiti

Monday, 1 July 2019, 12:47 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Some Kāpiti residents requiring emergency ambulance care and a possible trip to Wellington Hospital now have a treatment option closer to home. Thanks to a joint partnership between local general practice teams, the Kāpiti Health Advisory Group, ... More >>

New online resources removing mental health barriers

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 10:54 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new set of online resources is demystifying mental health treatment and options for young people and their families. More >>

Volunteers an important part of patient, visitor wellbeing

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 10:18 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Each year hundreds of volunteers donate their time and roll up their sleeves to make a difference for patients, visitors and staff across Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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