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Protecting Yourself From Leptospirosis Is Key

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 12:45 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Steve Wyn-Harris was absolutely flattened when he contracted Leptospirosis. “I felt like I’d been run over by a herd of cattle,” the Central Hawke’s Bay farmer said. He is one of 35 people confirmed to have had the notifiable disease in the ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Nurse To Present Organ Donation Research On World Stage In July

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 6:51 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Registered Nurse Nayda Heays will be presenting on a topic close to her heart at a nursing conference in Canada this July: Māori experiences of kidney transplantation. The Hawke’s Bay Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse has several whānau members ... More >>

Highlighting NZ Nurses & Midwives

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 9:58 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

To celebrate our midwives and nurses this year, Te Whatu Ora in Te Matau a Māui Hawke’s Bay has produced a booklet highlighting the great mahi happening in our community. Chief Nursing Officer Karyn Bousfield-Black says as people around the ... More >>

Healthcare And Aroha Being Choppered To Rural Communities

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 9:12 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Helicopters loaded with health professionals, medications and a healthy dose of aroha have been providing culturally led, clinically partnered outreach to cut-off rural Hawke’s Bay communities. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2303/894828b7a0709018c68c.jpeg" ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Is Grieving And Everyone’s Recovery Will Look Different – Clinical Psychologist

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 1:57 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Te Whatu Ora Clinical Psychologist Frances Oliver says it is important to remember that Hawke’s Bay is grieving the loss of loved ones, homes, land and livelihoods, and many have come through traumatic experiences. Dr Oliver, from Te Whatu Ora in ... More >>

Health Information And Updates Following The Impacts Of Cyclone Gabrielle

Wednesday, 15 February 2023, 4:38 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay has been significantly affected by Cyclone Gabrielle and a national state of emergency has been declared Following flooding, power outages and travel impacts as a result of Cyclone Gabrielle, the following services are cancelled for ... More >>

More Hawke’s Bay Nurses Now Able To Prescribe While Working In The Community

Friday, 25 November 2022, 1:01 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

More nurses can now prescribe medicine while working in the community, providing better access to healthcare in Hawke’s Bay, thanks to a new registered nurse prescribing programme. Twenty-five registered nurses graduated from the Registered Nurse Prescribing ... More >>

Seismic Upgrades To Strengthen Napier Health Centre

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 1:48 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Construction work is due to start soon at Napier Health Centre to upgrade the seismic strength of the building. Te Whatu Ora has agreed to do the work as part of re-signing the lease agreement with the building owner, Hawke’s Bay Interim District Director ... More >>

A Conversation About Bowel Screening Could Save Your Life

Friday, 14 October 2022, 9:43 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

When Sally Maoate sits down to talk with someone about bowel screening she knows the conversation could very well save that person’s life. As a Kaitakawaenga for the Bowel Screening Programme, it’s her job to educate and encourage people to ... More >>

A Simple Screening Check Could Save Your Life

Friday, 16 September 2022, 11:51 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay wāhine who have lost family members to cancer are urging others to get checked – because it could save a life of a loved one. Patricia Anne Neera, lost her sister to breast cancer when she was just 52 and 10 years later she still ... More >>

Support For Long-COVID Sufferers In Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 12:31 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hundreds of Hawke’s Bay people are struggling to bounce back to normal after having COVID-19, but support is at hand. Kate Te Pou, Nurse Practitioner at Te Whatu Ora Te Matau a Māui is part of the COVID Community Outreach Service which provides support ... More >>

Civic Award Surprises And Humbles Pasifika Leader

Thursday, 18 August 2022, 2:30 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Tofilau Talalelei Taufale was asked to suggest people for a civic award so imagine his surprise when he was awarded a Hastings District Council Civic Honours Award. “I thought hey, that’s not how it works,” the Pacific Health Manager at Te ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay School Nurse Gains Nursing Council’s Nod To Prescribe Certain Medications

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 11:16 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Helping ease the load off GPs and improving healthcare access are benefits of Hawke’s Bay’s registered nurse prescribing programme, says the first participant to complete it. Nursing Council of New Zealand last year endorsed Te Whatu Ora – Health New ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Releases Review On Its Maternity Service

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 4:06 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is today releasing its findings into a 2021 review focussing on cultural responsiveness in its maternity services. The ‘Hau Te Kura – Nurturing our treasures’ review was commissioned following a focus ... More >>

Funding Offers Better Breathing Support For Heart Failure Patients

Monday, 20 June 2022, 11:46 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Heart failure patients can now benefit from better breathing support thanks to a Hawke’s Bay District Health Board funding initiative. The funding comes after a successful 18-month pilot, Better Breathing Hawke’s Bay, incorporating 59 heart ... More >>

Hawke's Bay DHB Launches Winter Wellness Camapign As Flu Circulates

Friday, 3 June 2022, 10:36 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board launched its Winter Wellness campaign this week encouraging people to prioritise their health and take public health advice seriously. Winter is usually a busy time for healthcare providers, but this season is already ... More >>

Flu Hospitalisations Rise As Wave Of Unwell People Flood Emergency Department

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 4:59 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

A wave of unwell people are flooding Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Emergency Department, with unprecedented numbers seen in recent days and flu hospitalisations doubling within 24 hours. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Chief Medical & Dental ... More >>

Influenza And COVID-19 Hitting Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Monday, 30 May 2022, 2:46 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is urging people to take steps to ensure they can deal with minor ailments at home to alleviate stress on health providers as COVID-19 and increasing cases of influenza put pressure on the Emergency Department and hospital ... More >>

More Reports Of Gastro Bug Circulating

Friday, 20 May 2022, 10:26 am | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay health officials are asking people to practice good hand hygiene and stay home if feeling unwell after more reports of a vomiting and diarrhoea bug circulating within the community. Medical Officer of Health Dr Nick Jones said within the past ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB’s Chief Nurse 'Can’t Imagine Doing Anything Else'

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 4:25 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s chief nurse says this International Nurses Day (12 May) is an opportunity to acknowledge our nurses for stepping up over the past two years. Karyn Bousfield-Black, Chief Nursing Officer at the DHB, says nurses ... More >>





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