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Being Prepared For COVID-19 In Northland

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 4:24 pm | Northland DHB

Dr Wilkinson has been setting up the clinical response to ensure the Northland DHB is ready for the potential for Covid-19 to change the way we work. She says there are several aspects to a clinical response: Being ready for an increase in the number ... More >>

Stunt Fight School Provides a Lifetime Opportunity

Friday, 6 December 2019, 11:09 am | Northland DHB

A group of local people, many who have never had a job, were given the opportunity of a lifetime last weekend when the New Zealand Stunt School (NZSS) came to Otangarei to run a Stunt Fight School workshop. More >>

Telehealth Links Rural Hospitals to ICU

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:52 am | Northland DHB

Northland DHB has developed a new mobile Telehealth Cart and linked all of its Rural Hospitals (Kaitaia, Bay of Islands, Dargaville and in 2020 Rawene) to the Intensive Care Unit at Whangarei Hospital. More >>

New Mobile Dental Unit Ready to Hit the Road

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:09 am | Northland DHB

Northland DHB’s latest mobile dental unit (MDU) was officially named Kōtare and blessed yesterday at Tohorā House, making it ready to be put to work for the benefit of Northland children’s oral health far and wide. More >>

Fifth case of measles in Northland

Friday, 31 May 2019, 1:56 pm | Northland DHB

A fifth case of measles has been confirmed in Northland, resulting in more people being placed into isolation. More >>

Online Health Needs Assessment tool live in Northland

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 1:12 pm | Northland DHB

Northland DHB has launched a web-based interactive version of the Health Needs Assessment. More >>

MenW Vaccination Campaign reaches mid-point in Northland

Friday, 21 December 2018, 4:01 pm | Northland DHB

While nearly 11,000 Northlanders have been vaccinated in just 16 days; Medical Officer of Health Dr Jose Ortega Benito cautions the public not to become complacent, as we have only reached the mid-point of the campaign. More >>

The Marlin Hotel goes Smokefree

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 2:02 pm | Northland DHB

The only smoking you will find at the Marlin Hotel in Whangaroa is smoked marlin on the menu. The Marlin Hotel has gone totally smokefree and believed to be the first ‘local pub’ in Northland to do so. More >>

Raising meningococcal disease awareness amongst doctors

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 4:50 pm | Northland DHB

It is truly tragic that three people in Northland have lost their lives to this dangerous disease, however we question the assertions that we should have warned the public earlier. More >>

Whangarei Moves Closer to Smokefree 2025

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:20 pm | Northland DHB

Yesterday Whangarei District Council (WDC) made history as the first of Northland’s three councils to introduce a comprehensive progressive smokefree policy. Councillors were applauded by the those present in the public gallery as they voted unanimously ... More >>

Tragic suspected meningococcal disease death

Monday, 22 October 2018, 6:27 pm | Northland DHB

Tragic suspected meningococcal disease death The 16-year-old male from Kerikeri, who had been among 190 people attending the St John youth camp on Motutapu Island this weekend, died in Auckland City Hospital on Saturday of suspected meningococcal ... More >>

Sewage Spill – Kawakawa, Bay of Islands

Sunday, 21 October 2018, 1:57 pm | Northland DHB

The Public Health Unit (PHU), Northland District Health Board, has issued a public health warning following a sewage spill at Kawakawa Hospital. More >>

Minister of Health Announces Local Investment

Friday, 19 October 2018, 11:05 am | Northland DHB

Today, the Minister of Health Dr David Clark announced $24M towards improving facilities at Whangarei Hospital. More >>

Northland scholarships announced

Monday, 15 October 2018, 1:59 pm | Northland DHB

Four Northland DHB staff will benefit from a scholarship that encourages staff to further their education. The scholarship was made possible by an anonymous $50,000 donation. More >>

Tiny Life Support Success

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:34 pm | Northland DHB

There will be no shortage of premature jumpsuits in the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Whangarei Hospital after a large donation of outfits were dropped off by a grateful family, who said without the support from the unit, their baby wouldn’t be here ... More >>

Hammer Hardware A Tobacco-free Retailer

Friday, 3 August 2018, 2:47 pm | Northland DHB

Hammer Hardware Onerahi owner Glenn Baker has joined the tobacco-free retailer movement and stopped selling tobacco. More >>

Northlanders Benefit From HUGO Charitable Trust Gift

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 11:09 am | Northland DHB

Mid North Whānau are set to benefit from a $200,000 donation from the Hugo Charitable Trust to the Bay of Islands Hospital. More >>

Northlanders Benefit From Hepatitis C Cure

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:16 pm | Northland DHB

As World Hepatitis Day approaches on July 28, a number of Northlanders shared their story about the miraculous results Viekira Pak has achieved in curing them. More >>

Latest Tobacco Controlled Purchase Operation in Northland

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 2:29 pm | Northland DHB

This week, Smoke-free Enforcement Officers at Northland District Health Board conducted a Controlled Purchase Operation (CPO) at Far North tobacco retailers and are very disappointed with the result. The operation resulted in three sales from the 13 Far ... More >>

How much do Northlanders spend on tobacco each year?

Monday, 14 May 2018, 4:12 pm | Northland DHB

This World Smokefree May Toki Rau Stop Smoking Services Northland want to raise awareness of just how much money Northlanders who smoke are actually spending on tobacco in one year. A conservative estimate is around $147,694,353.00 . More >>