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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 >>

St John And Other Hospital Shuttle Services Suspended

Monday, 23 March 2020, 4:55 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board are working to support patients who utilise St John shuttle services to attend appointments at Palmerston North Hospital and Horowhenua Health Centre. Due to the recent Government guidance on COVID-19, some shuttles are ... More >>

Two COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In MidCentral District Health Board Region

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 2:26 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The Ministry of Health today confirmed the MidCentral District Health Board region has had its first confirmed cases of COVID-19. MidCentral DHB’s Medical Officer of Health Patrick O’Connor said the two separate cases had been confirmed in MidCentral ... More >>

Plans Sealed For Primary Birthing Partnership Between MidCentral And Wright Family Foundation

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 11:48 am | MidCentral District Health Board

A groundbreaking partnership between MidCentral DHB’s Te Uru Pa Harakeke (Healthy Women Children and Youth) and the Wright Family Foundation for the DHB to take on delivery of services at the Te Papaioea Birthing Centre has progressed with the collaboration ... More >>

Bowel Screening Programme Proving Valuable

Monday, 24 February 2020, 11:37 am | MidCentral District Health Board

The National Bowel Screening Programme, which launched in November 2019, has seen 3,576 people in the MidCentral District receive invites to participate, with 1418 having returned their kit for testing. Seventy six people have returned a positive ... More >>

DAISY Awards come to MidCentral DHB and THINK Hauora

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 3:01 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Recognising nurses and midwives who go above and beyond for their patients is the premise behind the DAISY Awards, an international program that had recently launched across MidCentral DHB and THINK Hauora. More >>

Applications open for new Consumer Council Chair

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 11:01 am | MidCentral District Health Board

Individuals with provenleadership ability who have a passion for the health of our communities are being encouraged to apply to become the new chair of the MidCentral DHB Consumer Council. More >>

Alcohol – the Christmas gift kids don’t need

Friday, 20 December 2019, 2:22 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

The festive season is here and MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) is encouraging those planning to drink and supply alcohol to do so responsibly. More >>

DHBs announce their Christmas Day menu

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 4:30 pm | MidCentral District Health Board

Palmerston North Hospital, Whanganui Hospital and Horowhenua Health Centre will be serving their patients a delicious Christmas menu beginning with a traditional Christmas Day dinner at midday. More >>

Where to go for healthcare over the festive season

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:19 am | 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. More >>

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 >>



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