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New Zealand First Hepatitis C Test And Treat Service In Community Pharmacies

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 9:30 am | Northland District Health Board

In a New Zealand first, and coinciding with World Hepatitis Day, a new free* Test and Treat programme for New Zealanders with hepatitis C infection is being launched in community pharmacies across the Northern Region. Testing and treatment will be ... More >>

Haruru Falls Rongoā Practitioners Inspired To Build A Space For Healing And Wellbeing

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 3:03 pm | Northland District Health Board

Rongoā Māori practitioners Mini and Ualesi Vaega spent two years building a space for wānanga, healing, and wellbeing. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/84f12164780938efe2eb.jpeg" width="720" height="480"> Rongoā Māori practitioners ... More >>

Taumata Rongoā O Hauora Hokianga Use Traditional Practices To Re-frame Hospital As A Place Of Wellbeing And Healing

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 12:07 pm | Northland District Health Board

Hauora Hokianga is planting more native trees to develop their Ara Rongoā Hikoi Whakaora, wellbeing and healing pathway, which will eventually loop around the entire hospital site. Their vision is to reframe the hospital from a place of illness to ... More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations Brings Varied Results

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 10:04 am | Northland District Health Board

Two recent Controlled Purchase Operations conducted at licensed premises throughout Northland by Northland DHB and NZ Police staff concluded in a varied result. The operations saw underage volunteers, aged 16 and 17 years, attempt to purchase alcohol ... More >>

Change To Northland DHB Visitor Policy Due To Increase In Children’s Respiratory Illness

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 4:03 pm | Northland District Health Board

A sudden increase in respiratory illness in children has led to Northland DHB changing the visitor policy for Te Kotuku (maternity), the Special Baby Care Unit and the Children’s Ward (Ward 2) at Whangārei Hospital. The illness is caused by a respiratory ... More >>

New Northland Business Excellence Award Recognises Support For Mental Health & Addictions In The Workplace

Friday, 2 July 2021, 2:20 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is thrilled to support the establishment of a new Northland Business Excellence Award, which celebrates Northland businesses who support people with mental health and addictions into employment. The Workplace Diversity and Inclusion award ... More >>

Supporting The Pathway To Employment For People With Mental Health Illness

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 1:28 pm | Northland District Health Board

With the support of the Ministry of Social Development, Northland District Health Board are fostering employment pathways for people with mental health illness. The Individual Placement Support (IPS) Employment Programme is the first of its kind ... More >>

Clinical Specialists Presenting At The First COVID-19 Vaccination Marae Hui In Kaikohe

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 5:49 pm | Northland District Health Board

This Saturday, 12 June, members of the public have an opportunity to hear from Dr Rawiri McKree Jansen and Dr Maia Brewerton at the first community COVID-19 vaccination hui in Tai Tokerau. In partnership with Okorihi Marae, we are hosting an information ... More >>

Northland DHB On Track To Deliver 4000 COVID-19 Doses This Week

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:22 pm | Northland District Health Board

Over the past six weeks, the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered by Northland DHB has increased from 300 doses a week to nearly 4000 a week – that’s an increase of more than 1000 percent. “Northland DHB is performing well, already 6.3 percent ... More >>

Papatoetoe Rest Home Kicks Off Auckland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Outreach To Aged Care Facilities

Friday, 23 April 2021, 3:36 pm | Northland District Health Board

A small family-owned and operated rest home in the south Auckland community of Papatoetoe has today become the first Aged Residential Care facility in Auckland to get its residents vaccinated for COVID-19. A team of vaccinators from the Northern Region ... More >>

Whangarei Hospital Celebrates The 120th Birthday With New Development Plans Revealed

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 3:20 pm | Northland District Health Board

A group of current and former staff who worked in the Hospital during its many life stages, cycles and hectic renovations were invited to a morning tea today (31 March) to celebrate the Hospitals 120-year anniversary, which officially falls on Sunday ... More >>

One Of NZ’s Most Advanced X-Ray Fleets Raises The Standard Of Imaging Precision, Infection Control And Health Equity

Sunday, 21 March 2021, 5:32 pm | Northland District Health Board

Whangarei Hospital has expanded access to state-of-the-art imaging in the Northland region by investing in New Zealand’s first fleet of MOBILETT Elara Max systems, which together with the Ysio MAX, deliver cutting-edge digital X-ray imaging. The ... More >>

Congratulating Daryn Thompson On His NESP Academic Outcome

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 12:35 pm | Northland District Health Board

Auckland University have recommended Daryn Thompson, a JRBM Scholarship recipient, for a BN Hons intensive 18-month academic pathway after completing the new entry to specialist practice (NESP): mental health and addiction nursing programme last ... More >>

New Chief Nurse And Midwifery Officer For Northland DHB

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 3:45 pm | Northland District Health Board

Returning to Whangarei has allowed Northland DHB's new chief nurse and midwifery officer, Maree Sheard the opportunity to come home to where she was schooled and qualified as a registered nurse. Her extensive career has included over twenty years ... More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations Brings Further Sales

Friday, 11 December 2020, 12:53 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB and NZ Police recently conducted four Controlled Purchase Operations at licensed premises throughout Northland with mixed results. During the four operations, the underage volunteers aged 16 and 17 years attempted to purchase alcohol from 53 ... More >>

Northland DHB Awarded For Reducing Greenhouse Gases

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 3:12 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland District Health Board is among five health institutions across New Zealand, and Australia awarded for their leadership in climate action in the global Health Care Climate Challenge. The Health Care Climate Challenge (HCCC) is run by international ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Is Available In Northland Over The Long Weekend For People With Symptoms Of COVID

Friday, 23 October 2020, 3:41 pm | Northland District Health Board

For people who are unwell enough to need to see a doctor with COVID-19 symptoms – Testing is available at Emergency Departments and Whitecross Whangarei every day For people with milder symptoms who would not usually see a doctor for these ... More >>

Donation Helps Light The Way

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 11:50 am | Northland District Health Board

Thanks to a generous donation of funds to Health Fund PLUS, staff at Whangarei Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) can easily access the veins of premature babies and newborns using a newly purchased Astoida Diaphanoscope. Developed by a neonatologist, ... More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations Bring Disappointing Results In Northland

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 3:06 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB and NZ Police staff conducted two Controlled Purchase Operations at licensed premises throughout Northland this week and are disappointed with the results. During the two operations, the underage volunteers aged 17 years attempted to purchase ... More >>

Stepping Towards Success

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 2:59 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is working towards increasing their capacity to provide staff training in an evidence-based programme designed to deliver coping strategies and support to whānau affected by a loved one’s substance use. The 5-Step Method was developed ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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