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General Practice Network Celebrates Pathlab’s Quality Service And Support Through COVID Response

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 12:11 pm | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

26 May 2022: Pathlab staff have been praised for their professionalism and unwavering service to the Western Bay of Plenty primary healthcare network at a special presentation that celebrated the unsung heroes of Aotearoa’s COVID response. A framed poster ... More >>

Journey To Connect Matakana Island Residents With Health Services Using Technology

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 11:33 am | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

A recent community co-design hui on Matakana Island marked a new milestone in the journey to better connect island residents with health services using technology. The hui, led by staff from the Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation ... More >>

Pāpāmoa Family Pleads For Greater Vaccine Uptake

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 5:58 pm | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

A Pāpāmoa mum is pleading with people still putting off getting the COVID-19 vaccine to roll up their sleeves after her 11-year-old daughter contracted the virus during a fleeting hug with an unvaccinated adult at a family dinner. Her family’s experience ... More >>

New Research Finds Elders Living In Fear Of COVID-19

Friday, 12 March 2021, 11:42 am | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

Tauranga social gerontologist Carole Gordon says New Zealand needs to restore social connectedness for our Elders who are anxiously limiting their lives because they fear COVID-19. All 26 people who have died in New Zealand from COVID-19 were older ... More >>

Planning For End-of-life Care

Monday, 23 November 2020, 9:34 am | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

23 November 2020: When Pāpāmoa’s Bob Manihera dies, he doesn’t want his whānau left wondering about what he might have wanted for his tangihanga (funeral) or having to sort out his affairs. Bob, 66, has an Advance Care Plan – a plan he has worked ... More >>

Health workshops address BOP’s Pacific community

Wednesday, 29 April 2009, 10:07 am | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

The first of two health promotional workshops was held yesterday focusing on health needs unique to the Pacific Island community in the Bay of Plenty. The one-day workshops – the next to be held this Saturday May 2 – are being coordinated and run jointly ... More >>

PHO in Talks With DHBs on New Lab Contract

Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 3:37 pm | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

The Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation is maintaining its aim to work constructively with the Bay of Plenty District Health Board to sort out the situation surrounding reduced services under the new laboratory services contract. More >>

Funding Efficient Use Of Resources Says PHA

Friday, 1 September 2006, 4:19 pm | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

The Western Bay of Plenty PHO’s focus on encouraging Maori men between 35 and 45 to increase their physical activity and lose weight is an example of targeting those most in need and should be encouraged, says the Public Health Association. More >>

Western Bay Maori Men Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 5:15 pm | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

The Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation has this week launched a new project aimed at reducing the number of Maori men dying early of cardiovascular related diseases. More >>

Western Bay Maori Men At High Cardiovascular Risk

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 1:51 pm | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

The Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation has this week launched a new project aimed at reducing the number of Maori men dying early of cardiovascular related diseases. More >>

Unique New Mobile Oncology Service

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 11:34 am | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

A mobile Maori nursing service specialising in oncology and palliative care for Maori clients is being launched in the Western Bay of Plenty today. More >>

Mobile Oncology Service For Maori Cancer Patients

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 9:53 am | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

A mobile Maori nursing service specialising in oncology and palliative care for Maori clients is being launched in the Western Bay of Plenty today. The free service will provide support, rehabilitation and palliative care to people suffering from cancer ... More >>

New Maori Nursing Service Aims To Save Lives

Friday, 23 September 2005, 1:35 pm | Western Bay of Plenty PHO

Western Bay of Plenty Maori can now access a mobile nursing service aimed at detecting illness early and helping unwell people to better manage their own care in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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