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Hospitals To Manage Visitor Access

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 3:48 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

To protect vulnerable patients and staff, visiting hours and the number of visitors per patient, have been reduced at Nelson Marlborough Health hospitals. Visiting hours at hospitals are now between 2.30pm to 8.30pm Monday to Sunday, effective immediately. ... More >>

First COVID-19 Cases Confirmed For The Nelson Marlborough Region

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 6:20 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

As was announced by the Director-General of the Ministry of Health on 21 March two people in the Nelson Marlborough region have tested positive for COVID-19. These are the first two positive cases of COVID-19 in the Nelson Marlborough district. ... More >>

Retailer sold cigarettes to minor in Golden Bay

Monday, 25 November 2019, 10:57 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

A tobacco retailer in the Golden Bay area has sold cigarettes to a 17-year-old volunteer in a tobacco controlled purchase operation which was undertaken by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) last week. More >>

Think it’s measles? Phone first before visiting your GP

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 3:28 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

While there have been no measles cases confirmed in the Nelson Marlborough region during the current outbreak, there have been 14 suspect cases notified by GPs to the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service in September, bringing the total number ... More >>

Let’s keep measles out of the Top of the South

Friday, 30 August 2019, 10:54 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

While increasing numbers of people are hospitalised with measles in Auckland, and the more cases are confirmed in South Island cities, the disease has not yet been confirmed in any Nelson, Tasman or Marlborough residents. More >>

2018 Health Innovation Awards attract record entrants

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:55 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Helping patients to administer their chemotherapy treatments at home; cultural field trips to foster understanding of tikanga Māori, and encouraging cardiac patients to take their medication, are among the initiatives entered in the 2018 Nelson Marlborough ... More >>

Govt Inquiry into Mental Health & Addiction: Public meetings

Monday, 23 April 2018, 12:18 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Members of the public are invited to meet with the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction panel in Nelson next week (3 May). People in Marlborough have the option to attend by video conference from Wairau Hospital, Blenheim. More >>

Gastroenteritis outbreak in Nelson

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 6:47 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Gastroenteritis outbreak in Nelson: Public health advice ________________________________________ Six patients at Nelson Hospital are currently in isolation with gastroenteritis and tests are being conducted by the ESR to determine the exact cause. More >>

Whooping cough: School children at risk if not immunised

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 3:17 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Dr Stephen Bridgman, Clinical Director Public Health with the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service, urges parents to check their children’s immunisation status as they return to school and group activities. More >>

New director for MDC Holdings and Marlborough Airport

Friday, 12 January 2018, 9:38 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Marlborough District Council has approved the appointment of chartered accountant Alexandra Barton to the boards of MDC Holdings Ltd and Marlborough Airport Ltd. More >>

Gastroenteritis outbreak in Marlborough

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 4:11 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Eight patients at Wairau Hospital are currently in isolation with gastroenteritis and up to 10 hospital staff members have been affected. More >>

Mumps case - Backpackers asked to check immunisation status

Friday, 29 December 2017, 12:39 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

A case of suspected mumps has been notified to the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service. More >>

Celebrating National Safe Sleep Day: 1 December

Monday, 27 November 2017, 1:15 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Nelson Marlborough Health is investing in more safe sleep devices for babies, and teaching people how to weave their own wahakura for baby to sleep in. These initiatives will be celebrated on Te Rā Mokopuna (National Safe Sleep day) on 1 December. More >>

More Maori and Pacific parents choosing to immunise

Friday, 29 September 2017, 1:36 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

More Maori and Pacific parents choosing to immunise their children Maori and Pacific parents in the Nelson Marlborough region are choosing to vaccinate their children in greater numbers. More >>

New home support service providers announced

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:40 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

After two years of consultation, planning and a robust public tender procurement process Nelson Marlborough Health has contracted two new providers of home-based support services for the region. More >>

Blenheim cryptosporidium outbreak lingers

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 4:52 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Cases of cryptosporidiosis continue to be confirmed in Blenheim, with the public health focus now on reminding early childcare centres how to avoid preventing more cases. More >>

Advice to campers and trampers: How to avoid catching gastro

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 3:14 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

While there have been no further outbreaks of suspected norovirus since the cluster of cases among visitors to Nelson Lakes National Park, campers and trampers in the region are urged to exert caution to avoid catching the debilitating virus. More >>

Save ED for Emergencies campaign launched

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 3:08 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

This holiday season, Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is urging people to remember that the Emergency Department is for emergencies and urgent healthcare only. More >>

Legionella infection alert

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 4:04 pm | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Gardeners and spa pool owners are being warned to protect themselves against serious illness caused by Legionella bacteria. More >>

Damage to the Seddon & Ward town water supplies

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 11:39 am | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

There has been damage to the Seddon and Ward town supplies. Boil all drinking water if you are on either of these supplies. More >>

 

 

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