Hutt Valley DHB - Latest News [Page 1]

Hutt Valley DHB Plans Future Transition Of Services From Heretaunga Block

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 12:34 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Hutt Valley DHB is entering into a phase of planning and partner collaboration that will determine how services are best relocated from the Heretaunga Block at Hutt Hospital while maintaining continuity of care and support for the Hutt Valley community. ... More >>

Clinical Nurse Specialist Doug King Recognised Internationally For Concussion Research

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 12:38 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Clinical nurse specialist and concussion expert Doug King has been recognised in the top 0.5 percent of experts worldwide on brain concussion and football codes by Expertscape—placing him third internationally for his research. Doug works as a ... More >>

Measles exposure on flights

Friday, 13 December 2019, 12:48 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Regional Public Health (RPH) is asking passengers on the flights listed below to check if they have been immunised for measles; More >>

Tupuna close-by at new Māori cancer support group

Monday, 7 October 2019, 1:54 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

"Te Pō is about the beginning of time. Everything was dark. There was nothing. That’s like getting the diagnosis." More >>

Hutt Valley DHB Urges Return of Missing Drugs

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 2:08 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Hutt Hospital is urgently requesting the return of 20 vials of anaesthetic drugs taken on Tuesday, 6th August from a resuscitation bay within the hospital’s Emergency Department. More >>

Te Pae Amorangi launch

Monday, 22 July 2019, 10:22 am | Hutt Valley DHB

Te Pae Amorangi, the DHB’s Māori Health Strategy 2018-2027 has set nine years to achieve health equity for Māori. More >>

Hutt Valley Matariki Achieving Excellence in Māori Health

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:05 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

An outstanding community health worker and an organisation changing the lives of people suffering from respiratory conditions were the supreme winners at Hutt Valley DHB’s first ever Matariki Achieving Excellence in Māori Health Awards. More >>

Antibiotic Resistant Bug discovered in Hutt Valley

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:10 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Hutt Valley DHB has identified five carriers of Carbapenam Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) – a family of bacteria resistant to nearly all antibiotics. More >>

2018 Australasian Tuberculosis Conference

Monday, 27 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

For two days in Wellington 30 - 31 August 2018, researchers, clinicians, practitioners and policy makers will gather for a conference focused on tuberculosis. More >>

Easier Access to Health Care in the Hutt Valley

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 12:18 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Thinking about what’s convenient for patients is behind a new initiative being introduced in two Hutt Valley general practices this month. More >>

Initiative to tackle SUDI infant deaths in Hutt Valley

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 10:58 am | Hutt Valley DHB

An initiative to prevent the loss of Hutt Valley babies to sudden unexpected death in infancy, also known as SUDI, gets underway this week. More >>

Measles case confirmed in Wellington

Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:12 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Regional Public Health (RPH), Wellington has been notified of a confirmed case of measles and is asking people who may have been in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. The infected person visited several public places before they were ... More >>

Proud to have been Chair of Hutt Valley DHB

Friday, 2 December 2016, 9:40 am | Hutt Valley DHB

Improved performance on national health targets, a stronger financial position and better relationships with primary care are achievements Hutt Valley DHB Chair Dr Virginia Hope is especially proud of. More >>

Hutt Valley DHB treating cancers faster than ever before

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 3:39 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Latest Health Target results show Hutt Valley DHB treating cancers faster than ever before Hutt Valley DHB has made an 11% increase in the Faster Cancer Treatments Health Target. Quarter Two results released today show that Hutt Valley patients who have ... More >>

Shorter waiting times at Hutt Hospital ED

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 3:07 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

People visiting Hutt Hospital’s emergency department have experienced shorter waiting times with 10,309 out of 10,895 people admitted, discharged or transferred within the 6 hour national health target. More >>

Busting the Myths behind Student Drinking

Friday, 13 March 2015, 2:20 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Community Action on Youth Alcohol and Drugs (CAYAD) are letting students know that most young people do not drink as much as they might expect, with a new alcohol campaign ‘ What About You?’ . “The truth is a lot of students drink responsibly, and ... More >>

Pasifika Health Celebration

Monday, 16 June 2014, 5:12 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Members of Wairarapa’s small but strong Pacific community are being encouraged to come along to a day of free fun at Pasifika Health Day on Saturday (28th June) at Masterton Medical Centre’s new premises on Colombo Street behind Masterton Hospital. More >>

Foundation spends $500,000 on scholarships

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 11:41 am | Hutt Valley DHB

The Hutt Hospital Foundation has spent at least half a million dollars over the last three years on scholarships, for students interested in working in the health sector and advanced training for Hutt Hospital staff. More >>

Cervical Screening Awareness Month for Wellington Women

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 12:39 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

Women in the Wellington region are urged to use September – Cervical Screening Awareness Month – as a reminder to have a cervical smear test, every three years. More >>

Diseases no one wants to talk about

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 1:04 pm | Hutt Valley DHB

A poster featuring a large toilet doesn’t usually attract a lot of people, but it caught the eye of 60 people who came to Dr Richard Stein’s public forum on Inflammatory Bowel Disease last month. Dr Stein is hoping for a similar turnout at the next forum, ... More >>