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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 >>

Public Health Update Related To Concerns Regarding Potential COVID-19 Exposure In The Kaitaia Area

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 2:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

We want to provide a public health update related to our community members' concerns regarding potential COVID-19 exposure in the Kaitaia area. Our Public Health Unit advises that a woman who has tested positive for COVID-19 in Auckland was also in ... More >>

Community Help Design Mental Health and Wellbeing Support for Children in Schools

Friday, 17 September 2021, 1:05 pm | Northland District Health Board

The call is going out for local school, iwi and agency representatives to contribute to the design of the mental health and wellbeing initiative Mana Ake to support school students aged 5 – 12 years in Te Tai Tokerau to build resilience for their future. ... More >>

Northland Waste Kaitaia support mental health and wellbeing

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 12:47 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland Waste is working together with Northland DHB and Te Mana Oranga to support people with mental health challenges into work. Two newly employed staff, James Firth and Scott Foster, are eight weeks into their new roles with Northland Waste. Northland ... More >>

More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Doses Delivered In Northland

Sunday, 22 August 2021, 3:58 pm | Northland District Health Board

Essential workers including Police, supermarkets, dairies and petrol stations can book their vaccination appointment as part of Group 2c. Northland DHB Senior Responsible Officer for the Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Jeanette Wedding ... More >>

Rongoā Māori clinic opens its doors in Bay of Islands Hospit

Monday, 16 August 2021, 2:35 pm | Northland District Health Board

As part of the DHB funded Rongoā Māori pilot services, Bay of Islands Hospital now has a dedicated clinic space for traditional Rongoā healing. Following feedback from whānau across Te Tai Tokerau, Northland DHB worked together with the Rongoā ... More >>

Collaborative COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic In Kensington, Whangarei

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 4:15 pm | Northland District Health Board

Albert Sadler It was a double celebration for the team at Kensington Health today. They marked their first anniversary at the new Kensington Health Hub alongside the first day of their collaborative COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic with Bush Road Medical ... More >>

Local Artists Bring Light And Hope Into Inpatient Mental Health Unit, Tumanako

Friday, 30 July 2021, 9:10 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB has unveiled the upgraded entrance way for people coming into Tumanako, the inpatient mental health unit at Whangarei Hospital. <img src="" width="720" height="540"> 46-metre-long mural which wraps ... More >>

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="" 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 >>