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RSV And Other Viruses: Public Health Advice And Hospital Visitor Restrictions

Friday, 16 July 2021, 2:38 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health is asking people not to visit patients in Nelson or Wairau hospital if they are unwell or have any cold/flu symptoms. More >>

RSV And Other Viruses: Public Health Advice And Hospital Visitor Restrictions

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 4:05 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

All information can be attributed to Dr Nick Baker, Chief Medical Officer, Nelson Marlborough Health Nelson Marlborough, like other regions in New Zealand, is experiencing an increase in respiratory illness amongst pre-school aged children and infants. ... More >>

Some Elective Procedures And Appointments Postponed Due To 9 June NZNO Strike

Friday, 4 June 2021, 3:37 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) has contacted patients to postpone non-urgent elective surgeries, procedures and outpatient appointments in advance of the strike by New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) members on 9 June. The strike is scheduled for ... More >>

Port Workers’ Vaccination A Milestone Towards Protection

Friday, 26 February 2021, 3:08 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

Front-line Port Nelson and Port Marlborough workers will be the first in our region to receive COVID-19 vaccine, starting on 1 March and 3 March respectively. The people they live with will also be vaccinated and, with the two doses required for all parties ... More >>

Holiday Season Health And Wellbeing

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 8:48 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

As the summer holiday season gets underway Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) wants people to stay well but to also know where to go if they become ill or are injured. We encourage people to get the healthcare they need while saving the hospital emergency ... More >>

Five People Hospitalised With Legionnaires’ Disease This Month

Monday, 30 November 2020, 10:30 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Gardeners are being warned to protect themselves against Legionnaire’s disease after five people have been hospitalised with the disease in this month alone. Of the five cases: four were in the Tasman district and one in Marlborough one patient ... More >>

Pop-up COVID-19 Testing This Friday – No Symptoms Required

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 3:07 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

A pop-up COVID-19 testing station will be available in the Wakatu Square carpark in Nelson from 9am until 4pm on Friday 23 October. “We would like to test people, whether they have symptoms or not, as part of our ongoing testing strategy to ensure ... More >>

Visiting Restrictions To Nelson Marlborough Health Hospitals Revised

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 3:15 pm | Nelson Marlborough Health

More people are now allowed to visit patients in Wairau and Nelson hospitals under a revised visitors’ policy relating to the COVID-19 alert levels. One family member or support person may now visit one patient at a time. Lexie O’Shea, Incident Controller, ... More >>

Strengthening The Coronavirus Response With Community-based Assessment Centres

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 11:15 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) has partnered with the Nelson Bays Primary Health Organisation, the Marlborough Primary Health Organisation and regional emergency management groups to establish community based assessment centres (CBACs) to support ... More >>

New MRI Scanner Improves Patient Comfort And Wait Times

Monday, 2 March 2020, 10:58 am | Nelson Marlborough Health

More capability, less noise and the ability for patients to listen to music are all benefits of the new Siemens scanner for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) installed at Nelson Hospital. The new Siemens 1.5T Sola MRI system was installed last year ... More >>

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 >>