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Holistic health care helps patients in Hawke’s Bay

Wednesday, 3 September 2008, 2:26 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Almost 4000 people have benefitted from a new holistic nursing service in Hawkes Bay. Māori and Pacific people as well as those living in poorer areas are being targeted to help improve their health and quality of life. More >>

Looking after children with respiratory illnesses

Thursday, 23 June 2005, 4:23 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

There have been a lot of respiratory illnesses circulating in the community over the last few weeks. Schools in particular are reporting higher levels of absenteeism in students. One of the main illnesses circulating seems to be influenza B. Hawke¡¦s ... More >>

New health education resource facility opens

Friday, 13 May 2005, 3:00 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Health professionals, teachers and members of the public are now able to access a comprehensive selection of health education resources from a newly relocated custom-designed facility within Napier Health Centre. More >>

Group Education For People With Type 2 Diabetes

Wednesday, 11 May 2005, 10:44 am | Hawkes Bay PHO

Following a successful pilot programme last year, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s diabetes team in conjunction with Sport Hawke’s Bay and Diabetes Hawke’s Bay have teamed up to provide free courses for people with Type 2 diabetes. More >>

Celebrating nursing

Thursday, 5 May 2005, 4:11 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s Director of Nursing, Dr Elaine Papps says “There are exciting professional opportunities for nurses in the 21st century, with the development of nurse-practitioner roles, a renewed emphasis on primary care, and ... More >>

Access to support after rape and sexual assault

Thursday, 21 April 2005, 2:26 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Following the closure of Hawke’s Bay Rape Crisis, representatives from a range of community organisations teamed up to produce a booklet which details where and how people who have been raped or sexually assaulted can get help and support. More >>

Meningococcal Survivor’s Father To Speak

Friday, 8 April 2005, 5:06 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

The father of a baby girl who lost part of her limbs to meningococcal disease will be speaking at a public meeting next week about the current vaccination programme underway in Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Karamu Stream Still Off Limits, Clive River Clear

Friday, 8 April 2005, 2:32 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Following Tuesdays sewage spill in to the Karamu Stream, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s medical officer of health, Dr Caroline McElnay, said results to-date show the sewage has dispersed and warnings placed on the Clive River - downstream of the ... More >>

Health Warning: Sewerage Spill

Tuesday, 5 April 2005, 3:02 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Health Warning: Sewerage Spill into the Karamu Stream at Havelock North - Karamu Stream and Clive River Polluted More >>

Meningococcal B immunisation campaign kicks off

Monday, 21 March 2005, 10:04 am | Hawkes Bay PHO

The Hawke’s Bay component of the Ministry of Health’s meningococcal B (MeNZB™) immunisation programme starts in today. More >>

Countdown on until first immunisations given

Friday, 18 March 2005, 11:24 am | Hawkes Bay PHO

Hawke’s Bay’s pre-schoolers and school-leavers have only a few days to wait before the meningococcal B vaccine is available in Hawke’s Bay. The first vaccinations are scheduled to take place from Monday 21 March 2005. More >>

Puhokio Stream at Waimarama Beach contaminated

Thursday, 17 March 2005, 12:12 am | Hawkes Bay PHO

Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay, today issued a warning, advising members of the public not to swim in the Puhokio Stream at Waimarama Beach due to contamination. More >>

Volunteers add real value to health services

Monday, 7 March 2005, 12:47 am | Hawkes Bay PHO

Around the country events are taking place to recognise national volunteer awareness week which runs next week from 7 to 13 March. Volunteers work in a diverse range of organisational and community settings such as art and craft, disability, education, ... More >>

Puhokio Stream at Waimarama Beach contaminated

Thursday, 3 March 2005, 2:12 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay, today issued a warning, advising members of the public not to swim in the Puhokio Stream at Waimarama Beach due to contamination. More >>

Swimming warning – Clive River contaminated

Thursday, 24 February 2005, 9:38 am | Hawkes Bay PHO

Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay, today issued a warning, advising members of the public not to swim in the Clive River due to contamination. More >>

Consent forms being distributed to schools

Tuesday, 22 February 2005, 3:08 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Thousands of meningococcal b (MeNZB™) consent forms are starting to be distributed to schools throughout Hawke’s Bay this week, in preparation for the school-based component of the immunisation programme, when all school-age children will be offered ... More >>

DHB breaks new ground with Tu Meke

Wednesday, 9 February 2005, 5:12 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

At its February Board meeting, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board passed a resolution to support a health alliance between Te Taiwhenua O Heretaunga, a Maori Health Service provider with support from Pacific groups and Totara Health a GP practice, to form ... More >>

Lake Tutira contaminated – swimming warning

Wednesday, 9 February 2005, 1:41 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Hawke’s Bay’s District Health Board medical officer of Health, Dr Caroline McElnay, today issued a warning, advising members of the public not to swim in Lake Tutira due to contamination. More >>

Authorities concerned for well-being of mother

Friday, 7 January 2005, 4:37 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board community paediatrican, Dr Russell Wills is appealing to the mother of the baby whose body was found at a Hastings address on Tuesday 4 January, to contact a health professional. More >>

Help keep Mozzies away from the Bay

Tuesday, 7 December 2004, 1:16 pm | Hawkes Bay PHO

While warmer summer weather is great for residents and holidaymakers in Hawke's Bay, it is also great weather for mosquitoes. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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