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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 >>

Wairoa Announced In First Locality Pilots Of Health Reforms

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 4:01 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is delighted Wairoa has been named as one of the first locality planning networks as part of the upcoming health reforms which will take effect on 1 July 2022. Health Minister Andrew Little announced the first ... More >>

Choose Well For Health Care This Easter

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 2:40 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay health officials are reminding people to choose well for health care this Easter holiday period, make sure prescriptions are up-to-date and be COVID responsible by staying vigilant and sticking to the basics. Medical Officer of Health Dr Nick ... More >>

Health Organisations Join Forces To Keep Vulnerable People Isolating With COVID Safe

Monday, 11 April 2022, 1:49 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board staff redeploying during COVID times to areas of highest need come in all forms, and the positive impacts are far reaching. The DHB has been redeploying both clinical and non-clinical staff across health services ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Blesses New Theatre And Admissions Discharge Unit Today

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 7:20 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Patients can soon enjoy the recently completed Theatre Admissions and Discharge Unit, which was formally blessed today at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. The event marks completion of stage two, and the first clinical patient ... More >>

Redeployments Supporting COVID Pressures On Health System

Thursday, 24 March 2022, 2:05 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is redeploying clinical and non-clinical staff into areas of need to support COVID-19 pressures in the community and hospital settings. COVID-19 Senior Responsible Officer Chris McKenna said regional daily case numbers ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay Hospital Mobilises Dedicated COVID Ward As Cases Rise

Monday, 7 March 2022, 2:37 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

A dedicated COVID-19 ward is today being mobilised at Hawke’s Bay Hospital to safely manage a growing number of inpatients with the virus. Chief Operating Officer Chris Ash said reconfigurations within its gastroenterology building, Ruakopito, ... More >>

COVID Drive-in Testing Relocating To Hawke’s Bay Showgrounds From Thursday

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 1:29 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

As COVID community cases rise and demand for COVID-19 tests increase, Hawke’s Bay DHB is relocating its Hastings testing location from Splash Planet to Hawke’s Bay Showgrounds from tomorrow, with options for supervised or collect and go testing. ... More >>

COVID-19 Cases Increase In Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 1:11 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay DHB has 15 cases of COVID-19 to report today, including five students from Taradale High School announced last night. These new cases come as the region, like the rest of the country, moves into Phase Two of the response plan to Omicron. ... More >>

Hawke's Bay Reports Five Cases Today

Monday, 14 February 2022, 1:41 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay DHB has five new cases of COVID-19 to report today. Over the weekend 15 new cases were reported in Hawke’s Bay, which included two students; one from Taradale High School and another from Eastern Institute of Technology( EIT). Both ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Urges Testing For Anyone With Cold And Flu Like Symptoms

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 1:23 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay DHB is reporting eight COVID-19 cases in the community today, which include the four Te Mata Primary School students announced yesterday. The four other cases are linked to known clusters. Medical Officer of Health Dr Nick Jones said ... More >>

Four Primary School Children In Havelock North Test Positive For COVID-19

Monday, 7 February 2022, 5:24 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay DHB has been advised, today, of four confirmed cases of COVID-19 amongst Te Mata Primary School students, Havelock North. The cases are being treated as if they are the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The school and the families of the children ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Reports Three COVID-19 Cases

Friday, 4 February 2022, 1:48 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay DHB is today reporting three COVID-19 cases in the community. Medical Officer of Health Dr Rachel Eyre said the three cases were linked to known clusters and had been isolating. Dr Eyre said as COVID-19 cases continued to increase in the ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay DHB Reports Seven COVID-19 Cases

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 1:14 pm | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay DHB is today reporting seven COVID-19 cases in the community. Medical Officer of Health Dr Rachel Eyre said five of the cases were linked to known clusters, while two were still under investigation. Dr Eyre said as COVID-19 cases increased, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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