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MidCentral Addressing Inequity Through Its Inaugural Māori Scholarship Programme

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 3:32 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

To increase Māori representation among its workforce MidCentral District Health Board has released its inaugural Māori Scholarship programme to current students and kaimahi working or seeking to work in health across the MidCentral region. The ... More >>

Introducing New Resusciation Training Programmes At MidCentral DHB

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 10:27 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board (DHB) has become the second DHB in New Zealand to introduce a breakthrough resuscitation training programme to improve CPR and ventillation training for staff. The Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) Programme uses mobile ... More >>

MidCentral Hits 90 Percent Double Dose In Time For Holidays

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 10:12 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board has reached a significant milestone in the COVID-19 vaccination rollout with 90 percent of the general and Pasifika population of the rohe now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 288,000 doses of the Pfizer ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Hits 90 Percent First Doses For Māori

Friday, 17 December 2021, 2:57 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The MidCentral DHB has welcomed the news that 90 percent of eligible Māori within the region have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination. According to data from the Ministry of Health released on Thursday, more than 20,709 Māori ... More >>

Pahiatua Wastewater Positive For COVID-19

Monday, 22 November 2021, 7:10 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Positive COVID-19 wastewater results have been detected in Pahiatua. MidCentral DHB is asking all residents and any visitors to the town since 14 November to get a COVID-19 test if they have any symptoms, even if very mild. A pop-up testing site ... More >>

One Confirmed COVID-19 Case In MidCentral

Friday, 19 November 2021, 8:50 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board has only one confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in the rohe in Ashhust, Palmerston North. An earlier positive case reported in Horowhenua is currently residing in the Wairarapa District. However MidCentral is still asking ... More >>

Second COVID-19 Doses Due For People Vaccinated On Super Saturday

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 11:53 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB (MDHB) is encouraging people who received their first COVID-19 vaccination on Super Saturday to receive their second dose from this week. More than 1900 first doses were delivered in MidCentral during the Super Saturday event on 16 October. ... More >>

Nurses And Midwives Invited To Return To Practice Under Supportive Initiative

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 10:01 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Nurses and midwives who have left the workforce are being invited to return through a supportive Return to Practice Programme at MidCentral DHB. An open day to discuss the Return to Practice Programme for both nursing and midwifery professions will ... More >>

MidCentral Super Saturday Vaccinations Exceed Expectations

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 2:09 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The MidCentral DHB (MDHB) made a call for arms across the region to respond to the Government’s Super Saturday COVID-19 vaccination day and the community came through. The aim was to get as many people vaccinated as possible and the numbers show every ... More >>

Super Saturday Vaccination Clinics Confirmed In MidCentral Rohe

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 12:23 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB’s COVID-19 vaccination blitz on Saturday, 16 October, will include 16 clinics in Palmerston North and 12 in towns around the region. The push is part of a Government campaign to lift vaccination rates across the country and supports ... More >>

Super Saturday Vaccination Week Begins In MidCentral Rohe

Monday, 11 October 2021, 3:08 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

A nationwide push for COVID-19 vaccinations has commenced in the MidCentral rohe and will culminate in a Super Saturday event on 16 October. To support this Government initiative, MidCentral DHB (MDHB) aims to vaccinate as many people as possible and ... More >>

Memorandum Of Understanding Renewed With Capital And Coast DHB

Monday, 4 October 2021, 9:13 am | MidCentral District Health Board

In 2019, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between MidCentral and Capital and Coast DHBs regarding access to health services for Ōtaki and Te Horo residents. The MoU outlines the arrangement between the two DHBs, which allows Ōtaki and Te ... More >>

Employers Encouraged To Bring Vaccination Clinics To Workplaces

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 10:13 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Employers and community leaders in the MidCentral region are encouraged to register their interest to bring a new mobile vaccination unit to their workplaces or community groups. The pop-up clinics, which have been successfully proven through partnerships ... More >>

Vaccination Clinic Heading To Rongotea Sale Yards

Monday, 27 September 2021, 9:25 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held at Rongotea sale yards on Tuesday 28 September between 8.30am and 1.30pm. The yard is located at 41 Thames Street, Rongotea, and will be available for anyone in the communtiy who wants to receive ... More >>

Alcohol And Pregnancy Don’t Mix

Friday, 24 September 2021, 1:02 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB is reminding women, partners, friends and whānau of the harmful impact that alcohol can have on unborn babies during pregnancy. September, the ninth month of the year, is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder awareness month. Martin Macmaster, ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Holds First Low-sensory Vaccination Clinic

Friday, 17 September 2021, 3:24 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The MidCentral DHB (MDHB) launched its first low-sensory COVID-19 vaccination clinic today in Palmerston North. The clinic, held at Milson Community Centre, saw 11 people with specific sensory needs receive their vaccinations. MDHB COVID-19 Response Manager ... More >>

No bookings required at CET clinic

Monday, 13 September 2021, 1:39 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The Central Energy Trust vaccination clinic is open for walk-ins on Tuesday, 14 September, to anyone aged 12 years and over – no appointments are required. The clinic, at Arena Stadium 2, will operate between 9.30am and 4.30pm and people are ... More >>

MidCentral DHB Facilities Move To Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 4:12 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB will ease some visiting restrictions at its facilities as the DHB prepares to transition to Alert Level 2, as part of the national COVID-19 response to the Delta variant. Changes that have been in place during Alert Levels 3 and 4 ... More >>

Low sensory vaccination clinic launching in Palmerston North

Friday, 3 September 2021, 10:34 am | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral DHB (MDHB) will run its first low-sensory vaccination clinic on Thursday 16 September, 2021, at the Milson Community Centre in Palmerston North. This clinic offers a vaccination opportunity for those who have sensory needs, and intends to ... More >>

Visitor Policy Under Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 4:20 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 >>