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Taranaki Hospitals Restricted Visitor Policy Restarted

Monday, 11 July 2022, 4:48 pm | Taranaki DHB

Critical clinical staff shortages due to illness has caused Taranaki’s New Plymouth base and Hawera hospitals to return to restricted visitor numbers and a reduce planned care services from Tuesday, July 12, for at least the next two weeks of the July ... More >>

Stroke patient receives lifesaving treatment in record time

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 2:51 pm | Taranaki DHB

Last month, Stratford woman, Gay Burnnand arrived in an ambulance at Taranaki Base Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) following a stroke and received life-saving treatment in record breaking time. More >>

New acute hospital building for Taranaki DHB

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 12:35 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB Chair, Pauline Lockett welcomes the Ministers announcement that $300m of Wellbeing budget funding has been prioritised to build a new acute hospital building on its Taranaki Base Hospital campus. More >>

Taranaki DHB heartens community healthcare with mobile forms

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 12:45 pm | Taranaki DHB

Acknowledged for its leadership in adopting new technologies, Taranaki DHB has recently expanded its use of mobile forms, adding its Child Therapy unit, so more patients can benefit from digitally generated data. More >>

Suspected case of Meningococcal Disease prompts reminder

Sunday, 11 March 2018, 1:37 pm | Taranaki DHB

A suspected case of Meningococcal Disease in New Plymouth has prompted a reminder from Taranaki DHB Medical Officer of Health, Dr Greg Simmons for our community to be vigilant for signs and symptoms of the disease. More >>

Community urged to complete Census to secure millions

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 1:16 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is urging the community to get their census completed so that the Government is well informed when making funding and policy decisions that directly impact on the Taranaki population. The census information will assist to inform a range of ... More >>

Health advice while under a boil water notice

Monday, 26 February 2018, 3:36 pm | Taranaki DHB

New Plymouth is still under a boil water notice and the health of our community remains everyone’s highest priority, says Jonathan Jarman, Taranaki DHB Medical Officer of Health. More >>

Taranaki DHB shows support for White Ribbon Day 2017

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:35 pm | Taranaki DHB

White Ribbon Day messages will be loud and clear at Taranaki DHB this week, showing support for the international movement to end men’s violence towards women. This year’s theme is ‘Raise our Boys’ which focuses on ensuring Dad’s have the ... More >>

Taranaki DHB urges people to D.U.M.P. medicines safely

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 3:45 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is urging people to make their homes safer and protect the environment by taking their unwanted and expired medicines to ANY Taranaki pharmacy for FREE, environmentally-friendly disposal. More >>

Tips for building resilience and wellbeing in young people

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 4:48 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is kicking off a 12-day series of resilience and wellbeing tips for parents and caregivers of young people. The tips will be available on Taranaki DHB’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages starting from Saturday 14 October. More >>

Bell Block stores band together against sugary drinks

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 3:17 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki’s Bell Block community are working together to reduce school children’s consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, through supporting a Taranaki District Health Board initiative called ‘Tap into Water’ which promotes the implementation ... More >>

Taranaki DHB Launches Visitor Policy Review

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 4:56 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB has recently launched a review of the current visitor policy in place at both Taranaki Base and Hawera hospitals and we will be talking to patients, visitors and staff as part of this review. This is a direct result of feedback from patients, ... More >>

Taranaki DHB confirms purchase of Fulford Radiology

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 2:17 pm | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB (TDHB) confirmed today it has entered into an agreement for 100% ownership of Fulford Radiology. Fulford Radiology Services Ltd (FRSL) is a joint venture company between Taranaki DHB and the radiologists. More >>

Taranaki DHB scholarships to encourage careers in health

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 11:04 am | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki District Health Board is helping young students achieve their aspirations of working in the health sector by awarding health scholarships to 25 students through its scholarship programme. More >>

Patients and staff have parts to play in Patient Safety Week

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:11 am | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is holding its first Patient Safety Week from Monday 3 to Sunday 9 November 2014. Taranaki DHB Chief Operations Officer, Rosemary Clements said, “The quality of the care we provide to patients is our priority 52 weeks of the year, but during ... More >>

Taiohi Tū training will focus on health needs of youth

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 1:42 pm | Taranaki DHB

Seven local youth workers from South Taranaki, including high school alternative education teachers, will be taught how to deliver kaupapa Māori Youth Health workshops. The Taiohi (Youth) Tū training will take part over two days, Wednesday 10 and Thursday ... More >>

Taranaki DHB trials electronic tool to reduce errors

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 11:14 am | Taranaki DHB

Taranaki District Health Board is trialling a new electronic tool to help reduce medication errors. More >>

Shellfish Warning Lifted

Wednesday, 31 October 2007, 4:50 pm | Taranaki DHB

The Health Protection Unit’s of Taranaki, Waikato and MidCentral District Health Boards today lifted a public health warning against collecting or consuming shellfish along a section of the west coast. More >>

Breathe… Celebrating the Youth Smokefree Message

Tuesday, 16 October 2007, 1:32 pm | Taranaki DHB

It’s not everyday that High School Students in Taranaki have a gala awards dinner put on just for them, but that’s exactly what’s happening this Thursday night. The dinner provides an opportunity to highlight the achievements of the 15 Smokefree ... More >>

Shellfish Warning Extended

Friday, 24 August 2007, 1:16 pm | Taranaki DHB

The Health Protection Unit’s of Taranaki District Health Board, MidCentral District Health Board and Waikato District Health Board today issued a Public Health Warning advising people not to collect or consume shellfish from Kawhia in the Waikato (The ... More >>





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