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Legionnaires’ disease on the rise

Friday, 22 November 2019, 11:16 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Gardeners are being warned to protect themselves against Legionnaire’s disease after three cases in just eight days were confirmed in the Tasman region, and after an associated death in Dunedin last month. More >>

New laboratory services contract a better deal

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:28 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

A new laboratory service partnership officially launches today between Nelson Marlborough Health, Southern DHB and Nelson Marlborough DHBs and Southern Community Laboratories (SCL). More >>

The ‘flu season is hitting hard and fast

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 2:19 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

If you haven’t had your free flu vaccination, now is the time to do so – and urgently – as the flu season starts to hit the community hard and fast. More >>

Retailer sold cigarettes illegally to minor in Tasman

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:49 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

A tobacco retailer in the Tasman area has sold cigarettes to a 15-year-old volunteer in a tobacco controlled purchase operation which was undertaken by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) this week. More >>

Nelson Marlborough Health prepares for NZRDA strike

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 9:45 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is preparing contingency plans to minimise disruption to the public during the planned nationwide strike of Resident Medical Officers (doctors in training) who are covered by the New Zealand Resident Doctors' Association (NZRDA) ... More >>

Your healthcare options during the holiday season

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 1:37 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is running a campaign to help people get the healthcare they may need over the holiday season. More >>

2018 Health Innovation Awards

Friday, 30 November 2018, 2:12 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

A project that helps Columbian refugees to settle into Nelson and cope with the change is the overall winner in the 2018 Health Innovation Awards (HIA). More >>

Murchison Health Centre to join Nelson Bays Primary Health

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 3:39 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Murchison Health Centre is joining Nelson Bays Primary Health, the primary health organisation (PHO) that organises and delivers primary and community health services across the Nelson and Tasman district. More >>

Well Child app 2.0

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 2:33 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

An app that helps New Zealand whānau transition into parenthood has had an upgrade. More >>

Counting down to the start of bowel cancer screening

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 2:50 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Counting down to the start of bowel cancer screening ________________________________________ After more than a year in the planning, Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is two weeks away from launching the National Bowel Screening Programme in the region. More >>

Local mums celebrate breastfeeding

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:21 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

The benefits of breastfeeding on the health and welfare of babies is the focus of the 2018 World Breastfeeding Week, 1-7 August. The slogan for this year is ‘Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life’. More >>

Increase of campylobacteriosis cases in Nelson Marlborough

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 3:34 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

There has been an increase in campylobacteriosis case notifications in the last four weeks in the Nelson Marlborough region. More >>

Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 1:48 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services during workers’ strike Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is preparing to close most hospital elective services on 12 July due a nationwide strike by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are covered ... More >>

Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services during strike

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 10:11 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is preparing to close most hospital elective services on 5 and 12 July due a nationwide strike on those days by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are covered by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) collective ... More >>

Nelson Hospital Shuttle Buggy Service receives Award

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 12:17 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Recognising a problem and finding a solution has paid off for the Nelson Hospital Shuttle Buggy service. More >>

Join the trend – quit smoking for World Smokefree Day

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 11:37 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

With fewer New Zealanders smoking, Nelson Marlborough Health smokefree co-ordinator Karen Vis is challenging anyone who’s thinking about quitting smoking to join the trend. More >>

Regional IT system connects health services

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 3:49 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Regional IT system connects health services across the Top of the South ________________________________________ Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) has launched a regional IT system that will seamlessly connect patient information across all its health services for the first time. More >>

Retailer caught selling cigarettes illegally

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:27 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

One tobacco retailer in the Blenheim CBD was caught selling cigarettes to a 14-year-old volunteer in a tobacco controlled purchase operation undertaken by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) last week. More >>

Buller festival-goers asked to check immunisation status

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:57 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

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

Update: Gastroenteritis outbreak in Nelson

Friday, 2 March 2018, 3:14 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

The outbreak of gastroenteritis that is occurring at Nelson Hospital is continuing and the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service has renewed its advice about how to prevent the spread in the community. More >>

 

 

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