Hawkes Bay DHB - Latest News [Page 2]

Commissioner calls for a Best Practice Focus

Tuesday, 25 March 2008, 5:11 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

The Commissioner, Sir John Anderson, recently appointed by the Minister of Health to govern the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, has called for a strong focus on best practice in the delivery of health services in the region. More >>

DHB CEO digs deep

Friday, 1 February 2008, 3:07 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board chief executive officer, Chris Clarke, today handed over a cheque for $5,000 to Katie Askew, national convenor for The Baby Café. More >>

HBDHB tenders some elective services

Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 9:45 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Following public consultation, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) has decided to go ahead with plans to access additional funding for elective services, by calling for tenders from hospitals and health providers located within four hours drive of ... More >>

Lake Tutira Swimming Warning Lifted

Thursday, 10 January 2008, 5:00 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay today lifted a warning made on 9 January 2008 advising members of the public not to swim in More >>

Algal Bloom Warning For Lake Tutira, Hawkes Bay

Thursday, 27 December 2007, 11:19 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Exposure to cyanobacteria and its toxins can have health effects, including severe skin rashes and stomach upsets, and can spark hay fever and asthma attacks. Medical Officer of Health Dr Caroline McElnay, said that people should not swim in Lake Tutira. More >>

Swimming Warning: Waipatiki Lagoon Contaminated

Thursday, 27 December 2007, 11:17 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke's Bay's District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay, today issued a warning to the public that, due to contamination, they should not swim in the Waipatiki Lagoon. More >>

Tukituki River and Lake Tutira contaminated

Wednesday, 19 December 2007, 11:36 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay, today issued a warning to the public that, due to contamination, they should not swim in either the More >>

Consultation on elective services proposal

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 4:32 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay people have until 5:00pm on Monday 3 December to have their say on the possibility of Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) calling for tenders from other hospitals in the central region to provide some elective services. More >>

Summer checks of swimming spots starts again

Friday, 16 November 2007, 5:11 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Summer monitoring of the water quality at the most popular swimming spots around Hawke's Bay began again on 5 November. More >>

Local Girls Win National Food Safety Competition

Friday, 16 November 2007, 10:16 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Local representatives from the New Zealand Food Safety Authority are delighted to announce that a group of three girls from Hastings Girls High (Meleane Filipo, Hariru Hawkins and MaryAnne Time) with assistance and encouragement from their teacher and ... More >>

HBDHB seeking feedback on elective surgery

Wednesday, 14 November 2007, 5:15 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board has access to additional funding to provide elective services, including elective (planned) surgery. More >>

Register Celebrates Second Birthday In Hawke's Bay

Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 1:28 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

This Wednesday, 12 September 2007, marks two years since the National Immunisation Register (NIR) was established in Hawke’s Bay. The register is part of a larger plan by the Ministry of Health to improve immunisation rates in New Zealand as one ... More >>

Dad’s day outing - take the kids to City Medical

Monday, 27 August 2007, 2:01 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s immunisation team are setting up shop from 10am till 1pm at City Medical in Napier this Sunday, Father’s Day. More >>

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening to Begin

Friday, 17 August 2007, 3:42 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

In May 2006, the Government announced it would fund a Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programme for all New Zealand infants. The National Screening Unit is currently planning the programme, which commenced in three District Health Boards (DHBs) in July 2007 ... More >>

Briefing for prospective DHB candidates

Wednesday, 8 August 2007, 10:01 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) is hosting a meeting for anyone interested in standing for the district health board in the upcoming elections. More >>

Kids more likely to smoke if you do

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 9:39 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

The Hawke’s Bay Smokefree Coalition believes parents and caregivers have a key role to play when it comes to keeping young people smokefree. “May 31st is World Smokefree Day and I urge parents and caregivers to quit for their kids,” says Perry ... More >>

The Baby Café – Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 26 April 2007, 1:20 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

The Baby Café, a free drop-in clinic where new parents can get professional breast-feeding advice is moving down Omahu Road. Their new rooms are on the Hawke’s Bay Hospital campus, at the rear of the Maori Health Unit’s whare, opposite the shops in Omahu ... More >>

Countdown on to lab workers’ strike action

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 1:13 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

With less than 24 hours until the start of a two day strike by laboratory workers, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s chief operating officer, Warrick Frater, is reminding the public to see their GP first unless it’s an emergency. More >>

Hawkes Bay DHB - 0800 number for patients

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 3:02 pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board has set up a free 0800 number so Hawke’s Bay people can check whether their outpatient appointment or elective surgery has had to be postponed due to next week’s planned strike action by members of the Medical ... More >>

Planned Strike Action by Laboratory Workers

Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 11:58 am | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) has received notice of intended strike action by members of the Medical Laboratory Workers’ Union (MLWU). The two day strike action is planned to occur from 8.00am Wednesday 11 April to 8.00am Friday ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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