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Raising The Radiology Roof

Friday, 5 August 2022, 12:22 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

The Radiology Department at Taranaki Base Hospital are the proud custodians of a brand new state-of-the art MRI machine – but taking delivery of it was a major logistical challenge. “It wasn’t just getting the very heavy, very big machine ... More >>

Updated Health User Information Informs COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

Thursday, 4 August 2022, 12:24 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

An upcoming technical change to vaccine coverage reporting will see 233,000 more New Zealanders added to the list of those eligible for their COVID-19 vaccinations, as part of continuous improvements to the vaccination programme. The change will ... More >>

People Warned To Stay Away From Beaches, Rivers And Floodwaters

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 2:11 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Te Mana Ora (Community and Public Health) is warning people to avoid contact with beaches, rivers and floodwaters for two days. Dr Matthew Reid, Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, says the recent heavy rain has resulted in added pressure on sewerage ... More >>

New Funding Helps People With Mental Health And Addiction Needs To Get Vaccinated

Friday, 22 July 2022, 3:26 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

People with mental health and addiction needs will have better access to COVID-19 vaccinations, other immunisations and health checks thanks to grants from a $2 million fund, the National Director of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand’s National Public ... More >>

Taranaki 24/7 0800 Maternity Number Successful

Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 10:37 am | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora Taranaki has successfully launched a 24/7 0800 phone number and dedicated email for Taranaki pregnant women to call if in labour with urgent concerns, for non-urgent antenatal or postnatal queries or if they are simply looking for a midwife. ... More >>

Registered Nurse Marks 50 Years’ Service At Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 6:52 am | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Margaret Norris became a nurse “by fluke” at 18 and loved it so much she’s still doing it half a century later. The Hawke’s Bay born-and-bred registered nurse celebrated 50 years of service at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital ... More >>

Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury Makes Changes To Visitor Policy To Protect Vulnerable Patients

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 7:26 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

To ease pressure on the health system and protect vulnerable and older patients, from tomorrow morning, 7am 20 July, temporary changes to Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury’s visitor policy take effect at the district’s hospitals and health centres. During ... More >>

Taranaki Healthcare Providers Urge COVID-19 And Influenza Immunisation As Respiratory Illnesses Rise

Monday, 18 July 2022, 12:22 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

As rising cases of COVID-19 and influenza (flu) put increasing pressure on Taranaki’s health services, Te Whatu Ora Taranaki and its community providers are strongly urging the community to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and flu. Gill Campbell, Te ... More >>

Takatu Hub Extends Service To Flu And Winter Illnesses

Monday, 18 July 2022, 5:32 am | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Anyone who needs advice for non-urgent flu-related health issues can now call 0800 TAKATU to talk to local Tairāwhiti health professionals. Takatu Hub, a partnership between Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti and Te Kupenga Net Trust, was created to offer wrap-around ... More >>

Health Warning For Algal Bloom At Mata Kopae/St Anne’s Lagoon

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 4:51 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora – Waitaha Canterbury’s Te Mana Ora unit has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) was found in Mata Kopae/St Anne’s Lagoon. People should avoid the lake and animals, particularly ... More >>

Health Warning Removed For Algal Bloom At Te Roto O Wairewa/Lake Forsyth

Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 4:31 pm | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora – Waitaha Canterbury’s Te Mana Ora unit has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth on 18 February 2022. Recent water testing at Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth has shown the quantity of potentially ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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