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Controlled Purchase Operation (CPO) Of Alcohol Retailers In The Bay Of Islands

Friday, 22 March 2024, 11:04 am | Northland District Health Board

A recent Controlled Purchase Operation (CPO) of alcohol retailers in the Bay of Islands resulted in three stores illegally selling alcohol to minors. The CPO was a joint operation by New Zealand Police and the National Public Health Service. It ... More >>

Meningococcal Disease And Whooping Cough In Te Tai Tokerau

Friday, 25 August 2023, 3:26 pm | Northland District Health Board

Public health officials are urging Northlanders to stay up to date with their vaccinations, noting that in recent weeks, there have been two meningococcal infection cases and now six whooping cough cases in the last week. Meningococcal cases have been in the ... More >>

Project To Replace Gas Boilers Will Help Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau On Its Path To Halve Carbon Emissions

Monday, 15 May 2023, 6:10 pm | Northland District Health Board

Whangārei Hospital’s Te Kotuku maternity building is set to become fossil fuel free with its two natural gas boilers to be replaced with electric heat pumps for water heating and air conditioning. Te Kotuku opened in 2016, with 22 beds and clinical ... More >>

New Healthcare Van To Bring Diagnostic Services Closer To Home

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 1:51 pm | Northland District Health Board

A new mobile diagnostic service is ready to accelerate into Northland. Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau’s new van, named Te Pahi O Ngā Iwi (The People’s Bus), was officially launched today by Minister of Health Andrew Little in Whangārei, before ... More >>

People Encouraged To Be Proactive About Diabetes

Friday, 11 November 2022, 10:41 am | Northland District Health Board

Not everyone who has diabetes is aware that they have the condition, making it important to take advantage of available checks. World Diabetes Day is on Monday 14 November, part of Diabetes Action Month, to help raise awareness of the need to act against ... More >>

Breaking Boundaries For Over Sixty Years

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 2:21 pm | Northland District Health Board

Whangārei Hospital laboratory scientist Shirley Gates credits being useful, having science in her blood and ongoing learning, as reasons for keeping her working well into her eighties. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2206/1cc6d176cd0fa9e91850.jpeg" ... More >>

Radiation Oncology Facility Construction Underway

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 6:09 pm | Northland District Health Board

Crown funding has been approved to build a radiation oncology facility at Whangarei Hospital. The new facility will expand the Jim Carney Cancer Treatment Centre (JCCTC). It will include one Linear Accelerator (LINAC), two bunkers (one for future growth), ... More >>

Lived Experience Leads To National Platform And Award Recognition

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 10:25 am | Northland District Health Board

Jason Haitana has a compelling story to share, and he’s not afraid to share it. As a very young boy, from the age of four to the age of 10, Jason was sexually and physically abused by whānau members. The experience of recovering from abuse to ... More >>

Influenza Vaccinations Available From 1 April

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 5:42 pm | Northland District Health Board

With winter looming, Friday 1 April marks the start date for the Influenza Vaccination programme here in Northland to protect against the most common flu strains entering our community. Influenza (or the Flu) symptoms can include fever, chills, aches, ... More >>

Karakia Provides An Anchor Point As Manaia House Project Moves Forward

Monday, 28 February 2022, 10:45 am | Northland District Health Board

Manaia House has taken a significant step towards achieving its vision of providing an accessible, centrally-located, fit-for-purpose facility for tāngata whaiora, whānau, and staff with a karakia at the site to bless workers and the start of the ... More >>

COVID-19 Outbreak In Dargaville

Friday, 25 February 2022, 3:41 pm | Northland District Health Board

An increasing number of COVID-19 cases have been notified in Dargaville this week. Since Monday 21 February more than 50 cases have been notified to Public Health and they are urging anyone experiencing any symptoms to get a test at the Dargaville ... More >>

Northland Reaches 90% First Dose

Thursday, 10 February 2022, 4:21 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland has now reached the COVID-19 90% first dose target. "In the face of an Omicron outbreak, we need all eligible Northlanders to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to minimise the risk and maximise the protection we need to combat the virus." ... More >>

Omicron Has Replaced Delta As The Dominant Variant Of COVID-19 In Northland

Friday, 4 February 2022, 2:49 pm | Northland District Health Board

Omicron has replaced Delta as the dominant variant of COVID-19 in Northland. "There were twenty-one new cases notified to the Public Health Unit in the past 24 hours – the highest number of cases notified in a day for Northland," noted Medical ... More >>

Te Kotuku Extension Construction Commences

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 10:47 am | Northland District Health Board

The Infrastructure and Commercial Services team is excited to announce that the Te Kotuku Extension project started yesterday, Monday, 10 January 2022. The project will complete the fit-out and vertical expansion originally allowed for when Te Kotuku ... More >>

CE Quashes Nasty Rumour Being Spread By Anti-vaxxers

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 11:01 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB chief executive Dr Nick Chamberlain was shocked to hear that he was at the centre of a nasty rumour spread by anti-vaxxers that he had a severe heart attack following a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Dr Chamberlain is happy to dispel ... More >>

Northland Cardiologists Urge All Patients To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 3:04 pm | Northland District Health Board

The cardiology service at Northland District Health Board is aware that some patients with heart problems have declined vaccination because they are concerned about the potential risk of myopericarditis. We the undersigned cardiologists endorse vaccinations ... More >>

Saturday Vaccination Events In Whangārei Hope To Boost Numbers

Friday, 12 November 2021, 10:51 am | Northland District Health Board

The COVID-19 cases in Northland from this current outbreak have already exceeded the total number of cases reported in the region throughout 2020. Northland DHB, the nine Māori Health providers, twenty GP practices and eleven pharmacies are tirelessly ... More >>

The Upper Northland Will Move To Alert Level 3 At 11:59pm On Tuesday 2 November 2021

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 7:02 pm | Northland District Health Board

The Upper Northland will move to Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Tuesday 2 November 2021. This will be reviewed on Monday 8 November 2021. A boundary will be put in place which will run through the centre of the Hokianga Harbour to the Mangamuka ... More >>

National Bowel Screening Programme Rolls Out In Northland

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 3:43 pm | Northland District Health Board

The National Bowel Screening Programme begins in Northland on 2 November offering free bowel screening to around 36,000 residents, potentially detecting 44 cancers in the first year. Eligible people, aged 60-74 years, will be sent an invitation ... More >>

Northland Residents Are Encouraged To Continue Checking The Ministry Of Health Website For Any Locations Of Interest

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 4:41 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland residents are encouraged to continue checking the Ministry of Health website for any locations of interest, remain vigilant for symptoms and continue to be tested if symptoms develop. Auckland Regional Public Health Service are continuing to investigate ... More >>





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