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Frail, Older People Encouraged To Get Up, Get Dressed And Get Moving For A Timely Recovery

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 4:22 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Supporting frail, older people to get out of bed, get dressed and go for a walk is one of the best ways to ensure they recover from any illness in a safe and timely manner. MidCentral DHB’s Get Up Get Dressed Get Moving campaign has been ongoing ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Efforts Continue In MidCentral Region

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 11:40 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Testing for any cases of COVID-19 in the MidCentral DHB region continues, with temporary pop up sites being set up in Foxton and Ōtaki for anyone who wants a test. The first pop-up will take place on Saturday, 10 October, at the Foxton Rugby Club clubrooms ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Process Made Easier

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 11:04 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Testing for COVID-19 in Palmerston North had been made easier than ever, with people experiencing mild symptoms now able to get a free swab at the 575 Main Street testing site without needing to phone for an appointment. Despite the MidCentral region moving ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Efforts Continuing In The MidCentral Region

Friday, 25 September 2020, 12:52 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Health professionals are advising that while winter colds and flus may be on the way out, that doesn’t necessarily mean COVID-19 will do the same. Medical Officer of Health Dr Robert Weir said while we’re officially out of the winter period, ... More >>

Primary Birthing Partnership Celebrated At Te Papaioea Birthing Centre

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 9:36 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A celebration of the official handover of Te Papaioea Birthing Centre has cemented the partnership between MidCentral District Health Board and the Wright Family Foundation in a move to focus on primary birthing in the region. MidCentral DHB’s Te Uru Pā ... More >>

Pop-up COVID-19 Testing Stations In The MidCentral Region

Friday, 28 August 2020, 1:47 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Following on from the successful pop-up day in Palmerston North recently, MidCentral DHB is continuing community testing with the next free pop-up testing being held in Levin. The pop-up will be at the car park on the corner of Salisbury St and Bath ... More >>

Community Urged To Seek Support And Show Kindness

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 9:27 am | MidCentral District Health Board

People in the MidCentral region are being asked to show kindness, compassion and support to each other as the community works together to stamp out COVID-19. The resurgence of COVID-19 in New Zealand, which has seen the Auckland region move back ... More >>

Public Encouraged To Utilise COVID-19 Tracer App

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 10:04 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Residents of the MidCentral DHB region are being encouraged to utilise the COVID Tracer App and check in at all places they visit. From Wednesday 19 August at midday it becomes mandatory for businesses to display a QR code for the NZ COVID Tracer ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Prepared For COVID-19 Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 4:46 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board residents can feel reassured that safe preparations and plans are in place as the region moves back to COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The Government announced on Tuesday that Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 at midday on Wednesday ... More >>

COVID-19 Community Testing In Palmerston North

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 1:23 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Residents of the MidCentral DHB region are being encouraged to get out and get tested on Friday for COVID-19, whether they have symptoms or not. MidCentral DHB and THINK Hauora will be providing free COVID-19 swabbing at two “pop up” testing sites ... More >>

Te Reo Māori Names Gifted To Te Uru Pā Harakeke - Healthy Women, Children And Youth Hospital Units

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 2:35 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Palmerston North Hospital’s children, maternity and women’s clinics have been gifted te reo Māori names with the new signs unveiled in a Matariki celebration. Visitors will now be guided by the names gifted to the hospital areas by the Pae ... More >>

Bowel Screening Programme Resumes

Friday, 24 July 2020, 10:21 am | MidCentral District Health Board

The National Bowel Screening Programme is back in action after coming to a halt during the COVID-19 lockdown period. Dr Nick Tindle, Clinical Lead for the MidCentral DHB National Bowel Screening Programme, said having bowel screening back up and running ... More >>

Minister Officially Opens New Cancer Treatment Machine At Palmerston North Hospital

Friday, 3 July 2020, 4:18 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Palmerston North Hospital’s Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS) is home to a new linear accelerator (LINAC), which has replaced an older machine and significantly improved the capacity for treating cancer patients. The new cancer treatment machine ... More >>

Women’s Unit Opens At Palmerston North Hospital

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 10:06 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Women will now have their own dedicated space in Palmerston North Hospital for surgical recovery and assessments with the opening of the new Women’s Assessment and Surgical Unit (WASU). Opened with a blessing on Tuesday 2 June, the WASU is an eight-bed short-stay ... More >>

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Stations Set To Visit Community

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 4:53 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

People with possible COVID-19 symptoms are being encouraged to take advantage of the mobile testing station travelling across the MidCentral District Health Board region this week Anyone experiencing cold, flu or respiratory illness symptoms, no ... More >>

Public Encouraged To Get Tested For COVID-19

Friday, 8 May 2020, 4:29 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board’s Public Health Team is calling on people to get tested for COVID-19 to ensure we are keeping our whānau, friends and the community safe. Anyone experiencing cold, flu or respiratory illness symptoms, no matter how ... More >>

Changes To MDHB Visitor Policy Under Alert Level 3

Friday, 24 April 2020, 3:12 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

To ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors as New Zealand moves from Alert Level 4 to Alert Level 3 of the COVID-19 response, MidCentral DHB is making changes to the visitor policy for inpatients at its facilities. Though the amended rules ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Encourages Anyone With Symptoms Of COVID-19 To Get Tested

Saturday, 18 April 2020, 12:05 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board is encouraging anyone who is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) to get tested. A steady number of people have been tested at MidCentral DHB’s five designated testing sites in Palmerston North, Ōtaki, ... More >>

No Visitor Policy Introduced At MDHB Facilities

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 8:44 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

To ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors as New Zealand moves into Alert Level 4 of the COVID-19 response, MidCentral DHB is introducing a no visitor policy at its facilities. From 11.59pm on Wednesday 25 March, MidCentral DHB will adopt ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Prepared To Respond To COVID-19

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 3:28 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB will continue to provide essential health services to the community following the Government’s announcement of an escalated Alert Level in response to COVID-19 novel coronavirus. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on yesterday ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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