Capital and Coast District Health Board - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

Local Clinicians Recognised For COVID-19 Leadership

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 11:01 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Two local clinical leaders have been recognised and celebrated for their tireless efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that has dominated the health landscape this year. Hutt Valley DHB (HVDHB) and Capital & Coast DHB (CCDHB) recently ... More >>

New Milk Bank To Help Vulnerable Infants

Monday, 30 November 2020, 11:33 am | Capital and Coast District Health Board

The Wellington region’s most vulnerable infants will now have local access to pasteurised donor breast milk at Wellington Regional Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Enabled by support from the Wellington Hospitals Foundation, the ... More >>

Blessing Opens The Way For Local Renal Dialysis Treatment

Friday, 27 November 2020, 12:29 pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A small blessing ceremony has paved the way for people across both the Hutt Valley and the Wairarapa to begin receiving renal dialysis treatment closer to home. Kaumatua, patients, and staff gathered before sunrise this morning for a small ceremony to ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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