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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 >>

No Confirmed Or Active Covid-19 Cases In Northland

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 2:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB has seen an increase in demand for Covid-19 testing on the back of recent reports of confirmed cases at the border and government managed quarantine. “Currently there are NO active, confirmed or probable cases of Covid-19 in Northland, ... More >>

A Rebirth For Endoscopy In Northland

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 12:03 pm | Northland District Health Board

After years of research, collaborative planning and a full refit, the former maternity unit at Whangarei Hospital has been rebirthed as Te Wāhi Tirohia Oranga Whēkau, Northland DHBs new Endoscopy Suite, which when translated means, ‘looking inside ... More >>

Northland GPs Revolutionise Delivery Of Primary Care

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 11:01 am | Northland District Health Board

COVID-19 has encouraged Northland GPs to find new ways of undertaking patient consultations that are outside of the usual face-to-face model in order to prevent the risk of infection spreading, while still providing the same high level of care. In March ... More >>

Sacrifices Made To Keep Virus Free

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 4:15 pm | Northland District Health Board

The bonds between staff and patients at the Jim Carney Cancer Treatment Centre have grown stronger after both groups made immense sacrifices to keep the unit virus free throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the specialised nature of the work at the ... More >>

Putting Northlanders First

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 4:13 pm | Northland District Health Board

Several Northland DHB staff have made the impossible choice to separate themselves from their children during COVID-19 pandemic so they can care for patients in the community and at our hospitals. They now ask Northlanders to continue sticking to ... More >>

Virtual Appointments Ensure Continuity Of Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 11:13 am | Northland District Health Board

Thousands of outpatient appointments that would normally have been cancelled during the COVID-19 lockdown have been able to go ahead due to the use of digital technology. Waitematā District Health Board has extended the rollout of its virtual appointment ... More >>

COVID-19 Testing Across Northland Increases

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 2:27 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is increasing the COVID-19 testing across the rohe in partnership with Māori Health Providers. The nine providers will provide mobile services reaching into the smaller communities they currently visit. “The Providers have well established ... More >>

Northland Situation Update – New Confirmed Case In Northland

Friday, 17 April 2020, 4:41 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland’s total confirmed cases of Covid-19 has increased to 27, the latest case currently in a stable condition at Whangarei Hospital. A man in his 70s was admitted after presenting quite unwell with flu like symptoms. He had been unwell ... More >>

Hospital Rich With Inspiration

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 4:22 pm | Northland District Health Board

After delaying putting pen to paper for almost all his life, Northland DHB nurse, Jason Drake, has published his first book which he plans to offer as a free download to those looking for a good thriller/murder mystery to distract them from COVID-19. ... More >>

Zones Set Up To Keep Patients Safe In Our Hospitals

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 5:02 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB wants the community to be confident that if they require medical attention, they are safe to present at any of the hospitals in Northland. Separate zones have been created to accommodate those presenting with COVID-19 symptoms and those needing ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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