Tairawhiti District Health - Latest News [Page 2]

Tairawhiti health issues measles vaccination reminder

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 12:54 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti health officials issue measles vaccination reminder The number of confirmed measles cases connected to a hip-hop event in December is now at 16 – one in Auckland, two in Wellington, and 13 in the Taupo-Turangi area. The cases have prompted medical ... More >>

Review of East Coast health services takes another step

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 10:04 am | Tairawhiti District Health

The review of health services on the East Coast has taken another step forward with the boards of Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou, Ngati Porou Hauora and Tairawhiti District Health developing a set of draft principles to guide their future joint working relationship, ... More >>

Health of population is DHB’s priority during water crisis

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 5:33 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti DHB’s acting chief executive Lynsey Bartlett says the health of the population is Tairawhiti District Health’s priority during Gisborne’s current water crisis, and plans are already in place to cope with any water restrictions ... More >>

Tairawhiti District Health progresses against health targets

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 11:46 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti District Health (TDH) continues to improve performance against the government’s health target results. Ministry of Health results for quarter one show the DHB met four of the six health targets, and chief executive Jim Green says he is confident ... More >>

Outbreak of gastroenteritis at Gisborne Hospital

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 10:53 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti District Health is asking visitors to stay away from Gisborne Hospital unless absolutely necessary, after an outbreak of gastroenteritis among patients. More >>

Opportunity for East Coasters to talk about health review

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 10:34 am | Tairawhiti District Health

East Coast residents will have four more opportunities this month to say what they think about a review of health services in their area. More >>

Tairawhiti’s leaders discourage sale of synthetic cannabis

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 9:11 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Three of Tairawhiti’s largest organisations have come together to talk about options for discouraging the sale and use of synthetic cannabis in the district. Representatives from Gisborne District Council, Police and Tairawhiti District Health met on Tuesday ... More >>

Professor Sir Mason Durie to visit Gisborne in October

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 2:48 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

One of the country’s leading experts in health research and development, Professor Sir Mason Durie, will visit Gisborne on 10 October 2013. Sir Mason will deliver a day seminar as a guest of Te Waiora o Nukutaimemeha (TWON), the Maori advisory committee ... More >>

Kura Wananga hosts first Oranga Niho event in te reo Maori

Monday, 2 September 2013, 2:31 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Celebrities have been brushed aside in favour of local children being the stars in this year’s Oral Health Week events in Gisborne, says Tairawhiti District Health oral health promoter, Leanne Bodle. More >>

A safe and enjoyable New Year’s Eve for all

Monday, 31 December 2012, 4:31 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Emergency services in Gisborne, where the Rhythm and Vines music festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary, say they are planning for a safe and enjoyable New Year’s Eve for all. More >>

Holy Smoke! It Hasn’t Been That Hard

Wednesday, 6 December 2006, 10:26 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Restricting the areas where you can smoke during the Galaxy High School Old Boys Touch Rugby Module this summer hasn’t been as hard as organisers expected! More >>

Survival Idol is Back with a Powerful Message

Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 2:07 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Last year’s NZ Idol Rosita Vai will be judging Tairawhiti’s successful singing competition Survival Idol this Saturday. More >>

Smoking Only in Designated Areas for Touch Comp

Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 1:03 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

For the first time in its 17-year history, designated areas will be the only places people can smoke if watching or playing in the Galaxy High School Old Boys Touch Rugby Module this summer. The touch rugby module has taken a step to going completely ... More >>

Last Month for Meningococcal B Immunisation

Monday, 29 May 2006, 11:07 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Families have only one month to complete their Meningococcal B vaccinations. More >>

Meningococcal B Six months on

Wednesday, 24 August 2005, 12:34 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Six months after launching the MeNZB immunization programme, Tairawhiti remains among the leaders in coverage. More >>

Influenza Vaccination Available

Tuesday, 17 May 2005, 5:21 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Ninety-six-year-old Elsie McLean and her great-granddaughter Katherine Kennedy shared immunisation stories last week when the pair met up at Leighton House Rest Home. More >>

First Tairawhiti Children Complete Immunisation

Tuesday, 17 May 2005, 9:53 am | Tairawhiti District Health

Four-year-old Claudia-Rose Johns is one of the first children in this district to receive all three doses of the Meningococcal B vaccine. More >>

Tairawhiti Visited by National Health Committee

Friday, 13 May 2005, 2:53 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti health and disability sector representatives have a rare chance next week to meet with a high-level committee that reports directly to Minister of Health Annette King. More >>

10,000 Tairawhiti Doses of MeNZB

Thursday, 12 May 2005, 5:21 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Tairawhiti’s 10,000th dose of the MeNZB vaccine was administered last week as the campaign to combat Meningococcal B continues in this district. More >>

WellChild Mini Olympics

Friday, 6 May 2005, 2:29 pm | Tairawhiti District Health

Hundreds of young Olympians will be taking part in a WellChild Tamariki Ora Mini Olympics next week celebrating colourful eating. More >>