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Eketāhuna COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach Clinic Well Supported

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 3:50 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

More than 300 people from Eketāhuna and the surrounding area received their first COVID-19 vaccination at a rural outreach clinic at the Eketāhuna Community Centre on Saturday. PHOTO: MIDCENTRAL DHB/SUPPLIED MidCentral DHB (MDHB) would like to thank ... More >>

COVID-19 Vaccines Available In Eketāhuna This Saturday

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 1:32 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

  Residents of Eketāhuna and the surrounding area, who are aged 16 and over, are encouraged to book for their COVID-19 vaccine this Saturday, 24 July, as part of the first rural outreach clinic in the MidCentral District rohe. Adele Small, ... More >>

Gastroenteritis Outbreak In Palmerston North Hospital Ward

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 9:23 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Movement in and out of Palmerston North Hospital’s Ward 24 has been restricted following an outbreak of norovirus (gastroenteritis). As of Tuesday, 13 July, admissions to the ward are closed, and all transfers to other wards, or discharges to residential ... More >>

Spike In Respiratory Virsuses Prompts Public Health Reminder

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 4:18 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB is reminding parents and whānau to exercise public health measures following a recent spike in the spread of respiratory illnesses in the MidCentral region. As is the case throughout New Zealand, MidCentral DHB is experiencing a significant ... More >>

Community Figure Calls For People To Take Their Bowel Health Seriously

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 12:06 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

When the bowel screening programme rolled out in the MidCentral DHB (MDHB) region, Stephen Paewai paid attention. Having his father pass away from bowel cancer meant he was well aware of the ferociousness of the disease, which is the second highest ... More >>

COVID-19 Vaccinations For Group 3 Under Way In MidCentral District

Friday, 4 June 2021, 1:04 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board has started COVID-19 vaccinations for people in the Group 3 cohort, including people aged over 65 and those with underlying health conditions. People and whanāu within the MidCentral DHB rohe started to be invited ... More >>

Call For Whānau Support During NZNO Strike Action

Friday, 28 May 2021, 10:38 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB is calling for the whānau and support people of patients to assist in their hospital care during the proposed strike action in June. Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants covered by the NZNO MECA have announced their intention ... More >>

Become A Smokefree Role Model On World Smokefree Day

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 9:34 am | MidCentral District Health Board

World Smokefree Day on May 31 is the perfect opportunity to encourage and help those who want to quit smoking and support friends and whānau on their journey to quit. MidCentral DHB Medical Officer of Health Dr Robert Weir said World Smokefree Day ... More >>

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Gains Momentum In MidCentral DHB Rohe

Monday, 10 May 2021, 11:58 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Three additional community sites have begun offering COVID-19 vaccinations in their communities, as the vaccination roll-out programme gains momentum in the MidCentral DHB rohe. Iwi health providers Best Care Whakapai Hauora on Maxwells Line in Palmerston ... More >>

Have Your Say In The Care Offered For Whānau And Pēpi In Horowhenua, Ōtaki And Tararua

Friday, 16 April 2021, 3:59 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB is asking for the views of the Horowhenua, Ōtaki and Tararua communities when it comes to the care offered for whānau and pēpi in their first 1000 days of life. The community engagement process, Tūngia te Ururua, will be asking the ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Begins Roll-out Of COVID-19 Vaccination To Tier 2 Populations

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 3:26 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Māori and Iwi health providers were among the first tier 2 populations to get the COVID-19 vaccine today, as the roll-out continues in the MidCentral DHB region. The second tier of the national vaccine rollout also includes about 480,000 frontline ... More >>

Applications Open For New Consumer Council Members

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 3:06 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The MidCentral DHB Consumer Council is recruiting new members as it continues to advocate for the involvement of MidCentral communities in the development, design and delivery of services. Individuals with proven leadership skills and a passion ... More >>

Upcoming Community Engagement On Care For Whānau And Pēpi In Horowhenua, Ōtaki And Tararua

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 9:42 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board is wanting to hear the voice of the community about the care offered for whānau and pēpi in their first 1000 days of life in the Horowhenua, Ōtaki and Tararua areas. The community engagement process, Tūngia te Ururua, will ... More >>

New Linear Accelerator Bolsters Cancer Service At Palmerston North Hospital

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 9:29 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Cancer patients can now expect faster treatment times and improved access to services after the Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS) officially opened its second new linear accelerator (LINAC) at Palmerston North Hospital. The new LINAC started clinical ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Moves Back To Alert Level 1

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 5:06 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board residents will shift from National Alert Level Two to Alert Level 1 at midnight tonight. The Government announced today restrictions for the majority of New Zealand will ease to Alert Level 1. MidCentral DHB Chief ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Still Available Across MidCentral Region

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 11:19 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A series of temporary COVID-19 testing sites will be popping up across the district throughout January to aid in MidCentral communities efforts to remain free of the virus. As people start to return from their summer holidays and head back to work, ... More >>

Healthcare In The MidCentral Region Over The Festive Season

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 12:27 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

While we hope all people in the MidCentral DHB region enjoy a healthy and safe festive season, we want to remind our communities about the available healthcare options over this time. The following information provides an overview of where you can go ... More >>

COVID-19 Pop Up Site In Pahiatua

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 4:12 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

People in the Southern Tararua District are encouraged to keep their community COVID-19-free by getting a free swab on Friday. A COVID-19 testing team, comprised of MidCentral DHB and THINK Hauora staff, will set up a pop-up site at the Bush Multisport Park ... More >>

World Aids Day Works Towards Breaking Down Discrimination Against People Living With HIV

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 10:09 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Today marks the 32nd annual World AIDS Day and this year work is being done to highlight the need to continue to progress towards zero discrimination against people living with HIV. Body Positive New Zealand, which provides care and support to people living ... More >>

Breast Cancer Patients In MidCentral DHB Get The FastForward Treatment

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 8:39 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB has introduced a new cancer treatment protocol that reduces the treatment time for women with early stage breast cancer by two thirds. The first Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS) patients were treated under the Fast Forward protocol in ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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