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Hospital initiative gives family place in care team

Friday, 13 December 2019, 4:10 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A new initiative that encourages patients’ whānau and friends to assist in their hospital care is thriving at MidCentral DHB, with seven wards running the programme. More >>

Partnership at Te Papaioea Birthing Centre

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 12:03 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

12 December 2019: MidCentral District Health Board has announced an innovative, exciting opportunity for birthing women in the region. More >>

Safe Sleep Day aims to reduce SUDI rates

Friday, 6 December 2019, 1:53 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Safe Sleep Day aims to reduce SUDI rates Today is National Safe Sleep Day - Te Rā Mokopuna Ora, a day aimed at raising awareness about Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI). One key aspect of this is ensuring babies are sleeping in a safe sleep space, ... More >>

World Aids Day reflects importance of community effort

Friday, 29 November 2019, 10:11 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Sunday 1 December is World Aids Day and the theme of this year’s observance is that communities can make a difference by fighting to end the epidemic. More >>

Another confirmed case of measles in MidCentral

Friday, 22 November 2019, 3:08 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

People living in the MidCentral DHB region who have children aged between 15 months and five years, or who are planning travel to the Pacific Islands over the upcoming holiday break are advised to ensure that they are immunised against measles. In addition, ... More >>

Quality Account: Improvements and achievements celebrated

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 1:44 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Mahi Tahi (Better Together), The Red to Green system, and The Blokes Book are among the initiatives celebrated in the 2018/2019 Quality Account document. More >>

Funding announced for new mental health facility

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 1:01 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB welcomes Government funding of $30m to upgrade the Adult Inpatient Acute Mental Health facility at Palmerston North Hospital. More >>

Bowel Screening Programme launching at MidCentral DHB

Monday, 4 November 2019, 2:12 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

After more than a year of planning, MidCentral DHB is just days away from launching the National Bowel Screening Programme in the region. More >>

Further strike action by Medical Imaging Technologists

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:17 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) and Radiographic Assistants (RAs) who are members of the Association of Professional and Executive Employees (APEX) union will be on strike for two 24-hour periods next week. More >>

MidCentral DHB Triennial Elections - Preliminary Results

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:29 am | MidCentral District Health Board

The preliminary result for the election of seven members of the MidCentral District Health Board held on Saturday 12th October is as follows. MidCentral District Health Board (7 vacancies) NAYLOR Karen elected FINDLAY Lew Independent elected DENNISON ... More >>

MidCentral District Health Board Elections

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 1:32 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The progress result for the election of seven members of the MidCentral District Health Board held on is as follows. More >>

Wānanga Wahakura – Preparing to welcome new life

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 4:20 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Following on from the popularity of past events, another weaving wānanga is to be held at Te Hotu Manawa o Rangitāne Marae in Palmerston North this weekend, 11-13 October. The event is held by Mokopuna Ora, in partnership with Best Care Whakapai ... More >>

MidCentral DHB contingency planning for MIT strike

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 12:39 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Members of the public are being advised that there may be longer-than-usual wait times for radiographic services at Palmerston North Hospital next week, as Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) and Radiographic Assistants (RAs) plan to strike. More >>

Brush-In Programme launched at Roslyn School

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 11:14 am | MidCentral District Health Board

With a cry of “3,2,1, brush,” 96 junior pupils at Roslyn School picked up their new toothbrushes and brushed their teeth together to mark the launch of MidCentral DHB’s Brush-In programme. More >>

Voting packs for DHB elections to be sent out today

Friday, 20 September 2019, 9:30 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Voting packs will be sent out today to registered voters living in the MidCentral region for this year’s District Health Board elections. More >>

Third person with measles in the MidCentral District

Monday, 16 September 2019, 3:39 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

On Friday 13 September a person with measles was identified within the MidCentral District, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the DHB’s area this year to three. More >>

Measles case in MidCentral DHB region

Friday, 6 September 2019, 9:06 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A case of measles in the MidCentral region was notified to MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service on 30 August, and confirmed via test results on 2 September. More >>

DHB services relocate to Dannevirke Community Hospital

Friday, 23 August 2019, 1:43 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A number of MidCentral DHB health services have been relocated to the Dannevirke Community Hospital to increase access to services and improve the quality of care for people living in the Tararua District. More >>

Meningococcal case confirmed in Palmerston North

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 4:02 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A person with meningococcal disease has been admitted to Palmerston North Hospital this week. The case was confirmed by Medical Officer of Health Dr Robert Weir, who said MidCentral District Health Board’s Public Health team is following up with ... More >>

Government funding for new linear accelerators welcomed

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 3:01 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB welcomes today’s announcement in Wellington by the Prime Minister and Minister of Health that the Government will provide funding for the replacement of 12 linear accelerators (LINACS) throughout the country. More >>

 

 

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