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Good Start To COVID-19 Immunisation Programme In Taranaki

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 12:14 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

In the first week of the COVID-19 immunisation roll-out in Taranaki 120 people have been vaccinated including border workers and health care workers. Taranaki DHB’s General Manager Planning, Funding and Population Health, Becky Jenkins, says the ... More >>

Hāwera Hospital Leads Search For EMedicine System For Te Manawa Taki Region

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 7:15 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Hāwera Hospital may be small but it is taking giant steps in the search for an electronic medicines prescribing and administration (eMedicine) system for Te Manawa Taki (TMT, formerly Midland) region district health boards. Over the next six months ... More >>

New GP Service Helps To Meet Primary Healthcare Needs Of South Taranaki Community

Monday, 22 February 2021, 10:12 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB is hoping a new general practice operating out of Hāwera Hospital will help meet the primary healthcare needs of the South Taranaki community. The new general practice is one of many new services being offered to assist in improving ... More >>

Plan Your Holiday Health Care To Stay Well This Festive Season

Friday, 11 December 2020, 10:09 am | Taranaki District Health Board

As Taranaki’s hospital Emergency Departments (EDs) prepare for the busy festive season, the public are being encouraged to plan their holiday healthcare to reduce their chances of getting unwell and needing medical treatment over the Christmas/New ... More >>

Taranaki DHB Calls For An Urgent Equipment Return

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 1:54 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

If there’s hospital equipment at home you no longer need, now’s the time to take it back. The Taranaki District Health Board (TDHB) is urgently recalling the equipment from former patients as stocks available are running significantly low ... More >>

Healthcare Careers Expos A Hit With Taranaki Students

Friday, 20 November 2020, 8:38 am | Taranaki District Health Board

In light of the cancellation of the Taranaki Careers Expo 2020, the Recruitment Team at Taranaki District Health Board (DHB) took matters into their own hands and held healthcare careers expo at both Taranaki Base and Hāwera hospitals recently. ... More >>

From Tragedy To Taonga - A Family’s Journey To Supporting SUDI Prevention

Friday, 9 October 2020, 9:33 am | Taranaki District Health Board

The death of a mokopuna (grandchild) to sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) has prompted Taranaki weavers and their whānau to lend their expertise and support to Taranaki Tau te moe, Taranaki DHB’s newly named Safe Sleep programme. Taranaki ... More >>

Hepatitis C Testing Coming To Urenui Rodeo And Americana

Monday, 17 February 2020, 12:38 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

  If you can’t get people to the clinic, take the clinic to the people. In an effort to eradicate the hepatitis C virus from our community Taranaki DHB is doing just that and holding hepatitis C pop-up clinics at the Urenui Rodeo and Americana. ... More >>

Scholarships to help boost local student’s health careers

Monday, 10 February 2020, 11:34 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Twenty seven local students have been given a boost to achieve their aspirations of working in the health sector by receiving a scholarship from Taranaki DHB. More >>

Taranaki DHB proposes rural model of care for South Taranaki

Friday, 15 November 2019, 10:38 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB chief executive Rosemary Clements attended this week's South Taranaki Community Health Forum & Taranaki Ki Te Tonga, to give an update on the progress of planning following the public forum held in August. More >>

Taranaki DHB proud to employ 2nd most Fellows of EM

Friday, 25 October 2019, 10:36 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Four years ago Taranaki DHB’s Base Hospital ED had just two Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) fellows. Now it employs 15 fellows making Taranaki DHB the second largest employer of fellows nationwide after Auckland. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal underway

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:38 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The 2019 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal is officially underway, with the aim of raising more than $1 million to help make a significant difference to thousands of sick Kiwi kids and their families. More >>

Sick children in Taranaki to benefit from Countdown Appeal

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 12:19 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The 2019 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal is officially underway, with the aim of raising more than $1 million to help make a significant difference to thousands of sick Kiwi kids and their families. More >>

Pregnant women urged to get their free flu vaccine

Friday, 19 July 2019, 4:33 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The flu season is proving particularly nasty this winter and Taranaki DHB is encouraging pregnant women and other vulnerable groups to get their free influenza (flu) vaccination this winter. Weekly drop-in sessions are held at Taranaki Base Hospital’s Antenatal ... More >>

Confirmed case of measles in Taranaki

Friday, 12 July 2019, 9:57 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB Public Health Unit is urging people to check their immunisation status after being notified of a confirmed case of measles in Taranaki. More >>

Stratford tobacco retailer fails undercover operation

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 11:59 am | Taranaki District Health Board

A Stratford retailer has failed a recent tobacco controlled purchase operation (CPO) carried out by Taranaki DHB’s Public Health Unit by selling cigarettes to a minor. More >>

Taranaki DHB staff encouraged to reflect on inner wellbeing

Monday, 8 October 2018, 12:48 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

The people who work at Taranaki DHB are usually busy taking care of others. However their own health and wellbeing is just as important and the DHB is encouraging staff to embrace this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) theme and ‘let nature ... More >>

Rural communities warned of toxin producing bacteria

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 1:18 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki’s rural communities are being warned to be on alert for illness caused by bacteria carried in the intestines of cattle and other animals which can cause severe gastroenteritis in young children. More >>

Taranaki DHB and NPDC collaborate to improve health

Friday, 27 July 2018, 11:12 am | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB’s Public Health Unit (PHU) will work closely with the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) over the next few months to improve the health of the community, starting with more drinking water fountains in public areas. More >>

Water tanker now on campus at Taranaki Base Hospital

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 5:20 pm | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB has put measures in place to ensure its business as usual at the hospital even though there is a boil water notice in place until further notice. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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