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Telehealth Helps Close Gaps

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 9:43 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB has developed a new acute care telehealth network linking all of its rural Hospitals’, Kaitaia, Bay of Islands, Dargaville, and in 2020, Rawene, to the Intensive Care Unit at Whangarei Hospital. More >>

Confirmed Measles case infectious while at Auckland event

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:52 am | Northland District Health Board

A Northland person with a confirmed case of Measles attended an event in Auckland, while infectious, over the labour weekend. This latest case brings the number of confirmed cases of measles in Northland to 91. More >>

Retailers Continue to Sell Tobacco to Minors

Friday, 1 November 2019, 2:18 pm | Northland District Health Board

Ngā Tai Ora Public Health Northland at Northland District Health Board was concerned to see retailers continuing to sell cigarettes to minors during a controlled purchase operation (CPO) carried out in the Mid-North/Hokianga area, earlier this month. More >>

Let’s Talk Cancer Hui

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 3:38 pm | Northland District Health Board

Both speakers and attendees took away learnings from the well-attended Let's Talk Cancer Hui last month in Rawene. More >>

Grateful Patient Gives to Staff

Monday, 7 October 2019, 3:59 pm | Northland District Health Board

After experiencing excellent pre and post-operative care at Bay of Islands and Whangarei Hospital, Russell retiree, Uwe Schmutzler contacted Northland Community Foundation to donate $1000 to each hospital as a thank you to staff. More >>

Measles Vaccine Available for People Under Thirty

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 2:49 pm | Northland District Health Board

There are now 64 confirmed cases of measles in Northland, with three other cases under investigation. More >>

Commitment Pays Off

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 9:17 am | Northland District Health Board

Whānau who have shown a commitment to the Northland DHB He Pihinga Ora programme were gifted bikes and helmets last Friday at an event at the Town Basin so they can continue to grow on their journey together as a whānau and make memories for their ... More >>

Measles Update – 46 confirmed cases in Northland

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 4:32 pm | Northland District Health Board

There are now 46 confirmed cases of measles in Northland, with one other case under investigation. More >>

40 Confirmed Cases of Measles Northland

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 5:06 pm | Northland District Health Board

As at 11am today, the number of confirmed cases of Measles in Northland is now 40; with another seven cases under investigation. This is up from 34 cases as advised on 3 September. More >>

Let’s Talk Cancer Hui

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 4:04 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is hosting a Hui in Rawene on Tuesday 10 September with the aim to build bridges and engage with the community around cancer care and what a patient’s journey currently looks like in Northland. More >>

Measles in Northland

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 3:57 pm | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB urges parents to ensure their entire whānau are up to date with their Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations, with 34 cases of measles now confirmed in the region. More >>

Whangarei Hospital Gets A Visit From The All Blacks

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 3:30 pm | Northland District Health Board

Four of the newly named All Blacks squad that will travel to Japan for the World Cup next month took time out of their hectic schedule to visit Whangarei Hospital’s Children’s Ward and Child Health Centre this morning, much to the delight of the ... More >>

Northland Babies Sleep Safely Thanks to Lions Club

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 3:41 pm | Northland District Health Board

The Mangakahia Lions Club have kicked off their 50th anniversary celebrations by donating funds to Health Fund PLUS to purchase lifesaving equipment for the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Whangarei Hospital. More >>

Northland Nurses Help our Island Neighbours

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:09 pm | Northland District Health Board

Two Northland DHB renal nurses are giving up two weeks of their annual leave this month to head to Tonga on a self-funded trip, to support the people with disabilities of Nukualofa. More >>

Magic Day for Mums and Babies

Friday, 2 August 2019, 3:48 pm | Northland District Health Board

Well over 100 Northland mothers were out in force today at venues around the region for Big Latch On events to celebrate Global World Breastfeeding week. More >>

Northland DHB dissapointed with Whangarei retailers

Friday, 19 July 2019, 11:15 am | Northland District Health Board

Northland District Health Board were disappointed to see retailers continuing to sell cigarettes to minors after they conducted a controlled purchase operation (CPO) involving several Whangarei retailers recently. More >>

Aiming for a Bigger Latch On

Friday, 19 July 2019, 10:56 am | Northland District Health Board

Mothers leaving Northland DHB hospitals have an impressive 94.5 percent exclusive breastfeeding rate thanks to the support of the midwifery, nursing staff, lead maternity carers and lactation consultants working hard to give them the best start possible. More >>

Latest Controlled Purchase Operations bring improved results

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 3:34 pm | Northland District Health Board

Staff from Northland DHB and NZ Police were pleased with the overall result of two Controlled Purchase Operations conducted at licensed premises throughout Northland. More >>

Collaborative effort to after hours care in Kaitaia

Monday, 8 July 2019, 2:51 pm | Northland District Health Board

From 1 July Kaitaia Hospital Accident and Medical Department is providing the on-call overnight roster (10 pm until 8 am) to which general practice used to contribute. More >>

Tenth Case of Measles Confirmed in Northland

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 2:07 pm | Northland District Health Board

A tenth case of measles has been confirmed in Northland with six cases currently under investigation. More >>

 

 

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