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Wellington’s Pacific Communities To Pass 90 Percent Vaccination Rate With Festival Event

Friday, 3 December 2021, 1:02 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The percentage of eligible Pacific people in the Wellington region is poised to push past the target of 90 percent single dose, with a further festival event set to take place tomorrow in Seaview, Petone. Tomorrow’s Pacific Vaccination Festival ... More >>

CCDHB Reaches 90 Percent Fully Vaccinated

Monday, 29 November 2021, 5:25 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

On Monday 29 November Capital & Coast DHB reached the milestone of vaccinating 90 percent of the eligible population against COVID-19, the second DHB in the country to do so. The following statement can be attributed to Chief Executive Fionnagh Dougan: ... More >>

Transport And Parking At Wellington Regional Hospital

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 12:42 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A multi-million dollar investment is set to make it easier and more encouraging for staff, patients, visitors, and others to make more sustainable choices about how they get to and from Wellington Regional Hospital. Over the next 10 years Capital ... More >>

DHB Staff Come Together For Orchestral Matariki Performances

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 10:52 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Musicians and singers from Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs came together last year to play music as Manawa Ora – the 2DHB orchestra. Now they are putting on three concerts in DHB hospitals across the region to mark the Māori New Year ... More >>

RSV Update – Hutt Valley And Wellington Regions

Friday, 9 July 2021, 4:27 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

RSV updates – including patient numbers, visiting restrictions, and other information – will be publicly available at on the CCDHB and HVDHB websites as required. Please check these pages for updates going forward – the next update will be provided ... More >>

Greater Wellington Region To Return To COVID-19 Alert Level 1

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 2:21 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The Government has today announced that the Greater Wellington region will return to COVID-19 alert level 1 from 11.59pm tonight (Tuesday 29 June). Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs continue to test for COVID-19 across our region, with ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Update For Wellington And Hutt Valley Regions

Friday, 25 June 2021, 2:06 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs continue to test for COVID-19 across the region with 3713 swabs having been administered on Thursday 24 June across Kapiti, Porirua, Wellington, Lower Hutt, and Upper Hutt, up from 2100 swabs the previous ... More >>

New COVID-19 Testing Centre For Central Wellington

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 5:34 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs are continuing to increase COVID-19 testing with an additional community testing centre (CTC) to open on tomorrow in central Wellington. From Friday 25 June a CTC will be open from 8am to 9pm for booked ... More >>

Ramp-up Of COVID-19 Testing In The Wellington Region

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 11:41 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs have resourced up for increased COVID-19 testing over coming days as the Greater Wellington region transitions to COVID-19 alert level 2. Increased demand for COVID-19 testing saw an estimated 2100 COVID ... More >>

Aged Residential Care Vaccinations Complete In Wellington Region

Monday, 14 June 2021, 9:37 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

More than 5000 residents and staff at 46 aged residential care facilities across Wellington, Porirua, the Hutt Valley, and Kāpiti Coast have now received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with the last vaccinations delivered in Lower Hutt. Hutt ... More >>

Hundreds Of Pacific People Receive COVID-19 Vaccine In Wellington

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 2:58 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

More than 200 Pacific people have received their COVID-19 vaccinations at the Pacific Islanders’ Presbyterian Church in Newtown today. Part of a series of ‘festival days’ – where the Pacific community is vaccinated together in a welcoming environment ... More >>

Planning In Place For NZNO Strike

Friday, 4 June 2021, 11:54 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Nurses, midwives, and healthcare assistants who are members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) will undertake national strike action next week. The strike action will be involve a complete withdrawal of labour from all DHBs around the country ... More >>

Supporting Maori And Pasifika Through The Joy Of Childbirth

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 1:09 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Kenepuru Community Hospital’s maternity unit is working collaboratively with lead maternity carer (LMC) service Te Ao Marama Midwifery Tapui Ltd as part of work to provide an improved experience for well Māori and Pasifika women who give birth ... More >>

Around 45,000 People Eligible For Bowel Screening Test

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:32 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

People aged 60-74 years living in Kapiti, Porirua, and Wellington and who are enrolled with a GP can expect an invitation to participate in the free National Bowel Screening programme over the next two years. The screening programme – already in place in ... More >>

Minister Marks World Health Day With COVID-19 Vaccination

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 10:25 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Minister of Health Hon Andrew Little today marked World Health Day by receiving his COVID-19 vaccination at Wellington Regional Hospital. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2104/5c391bb2852e3e5b979a.jpeg" width="540" height="720"> Minister Little recieves his ... More >>

Centres Open To Provide COVID Vaccines In The Community

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 4:21 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The Hutt Valley and Wellington regions have now entered the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout – the vaccination of border workers’ household contacts, and of the frontline health and emergency workforce – with five community vaccination ... More >>

DHB Announces Name Of New Child Health Service And Children’s Hospital

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 5:21 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB is today excited to announce that the integrated Child Health Service and new children’s hospital will be named Te Wao Nui – ‘The Great Forest of Tāne’ – in recognition of the cultural significance and life-giving ... More >>

Community Midwives Go The Extra Mile To Support Women

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 1:11 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A team of midwives that provides care to women with complex needs has been recognised at Capital & Coast DHB’s annual awards ceremony. The 15-strong Community Midwifery Team (CMT) cares for women who are socially disadvantaged, refugees, or ... More >>

Physiotherapist Helps Predict Cerebral Palsy In Babies

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 10:38 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A neonatal physiotherapist at Wellington Regional Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has been awarded for implementing a tool to help diagnose infants at high risk of motor disabilities such as cerebral palsy. Alison Sheppard ( image ... More >>

Stay Well Over The Holiday Season

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 10:34 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs are encouraging people to plan ahead and take care of themselves to ensure they have a fun and healthy holiday season. “During the holiday season, GPs and pharmacies will have different operating hours, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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