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Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Go carefully on ANZAC Day weekend
Go Carefully on ANZAC Day Weekend With Anzac Day falling on a Friday it’s a second consecutive long weekend for the public to enjoy, and that’s just what Hawke’s Bay Hospital staff are hoping they do. Easter weekend was described as “overwhelmingly... Read more
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Napier Health Centre gets major refit
Napier Health Centre Gets Major Refit Work has begun on a major refit of the Napier Health Centre in Wellesley Rd.   In a continuation of the first phase, which began last November with the fitting of new front doors, a floor is now being built... Read more
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Leave ED for emergencies this Easter
This Easter weekend Hawke’s Bay Hospital staff are calling on the public to leave its Emergency Department for emergencies. Chief operating officer Warrick Frater said common sense should be used before people... Read more
Sunday, 13 April 2014
Start a Conversation Day
- 16 April National Awareness Day for Advance Care Planning to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future health care. Check out these short TV ads. This... Read more
Monday, 31 March 2014
Our Jane does good
When you first meet Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Occupational Health nurse Jane O’Kane a few things strike you. There’s the fact that she’s tall and lean – a picture of good health. Then there’s her positivity and humour, which... Read more
Wednesday, 19 March 2014
Family statement following death of baby
The family of a 20-year-old female, involved in a car crash, southeast of Waipukurau yesterday  (18 March) afternoon, has requested privacy so the family can support and care for the mother of the unborn... Read more
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
DHB all over Tremains
DHB All Over Tremains The blue T-Shirts were out in force at the Tremains Corporate Triathlon on Sunday (9 March 2014), with the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board represented by 63 teams featuring 189 competitors. It was the largest entry by any... Read more
Thursday, 6 March 2014
Measles alert in Hawke's Bay
Measles alert in Hawke’s Bay Two young New Zealand men, who recently travelled overseas, have been diagnosed with measles in Hawke’s Bay. Both are now well, out of isolation and were not hospitalised. These are the first confirmed cases of measles in... Read more
Thursday, 6 March 2014
Tripswitch winner in more ways than one
The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s Dianne Keip loved her TripSwitch experience. The bike rides home from her son’s after-school care, the walks to the supermarket and even a ride from her Havelock North home... Read more
Thursday, 6 March 2014
De Healthy Bunch donate to Cancer Society
De Healthy Bunch Donate $2000 to the Cancer Society De Healthy Bunch were outstanding representatives for the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board at the Cancer Society’s Relay for Life last weekend. They ran and walked their way through 309 laps over 20... Read more
Wednesday, 5 March 2014
HBDHB support Shave for a Cure
Vicki Harman’s first-hand experience of leukaemia has motivated her to shave off her long golden locks later this month. The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board administrator’s mother was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic... Read more
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Speed up development of clinical care pathways
DHB urged to speed up development of clinical care pathways Developing clinical care pathways for diabetes so it met patients needs and linked the whole health sector is where the district health board’s focus must be, chair Kevin Atkinson said today. ... Read more
Monday, 24 February 2014
MEDIA RELEASE Alcohol related injuries Time to get Serious
20 February 2014 Alcohol-related Injuries: Time to get Serious Alcohol-related injury is a burden on the Hawke’s Bay community and its health services which must be addressed, director of population healthDr Caroline McElnay says. Speaking ahead of... Read more
Monday, 24 February 2014
MEDIA RELEASE - ALL IN FOR ART DECO AND ONE FOR ONE
All in for Art Deco, and One for One Art Deco celebrations offer the opportunity to kick up the heels and trip the light fantastic, and there’s nothing like a few bubbles to help themood along. To help festivities run smoothly, and keep revellers... Read more
Friday, 21 February 2014
Alcohol-related injuries driving hospital volumes
There is a well established association between alcohol consumption and injury globally and within New Zealand. As part of a policy to reduce alcohol related violence in New Zealand there was a... Read more
Thursday, 20 February 2014
All in for Art deco and One for One
All in for Art Deco, and One for One Art Deco celebrations offer the opportunity to kick up the heels and trip the light fantastic, and there’s nothing like a few bubbles to help the mood along. To help festivities run smoothly, and revellers energy... Read more
Thursday, 20 February 2014
Alcohol related injuries Time to get serious
Alcohol-related Injuries: Time to get Serious Alcohol-related injury is a burden on the Hawke’s Bay community and its health services which must be addressed, director of population health Dr Caroline McElnay says. Speaking ahead of next week’s Local... Read more
Monday, 17 February 2014
Breast and Cervical Screening Taku Wahine Purotu
MEDIA UPDATE 14 February 2014 Breast and Cervical Screening on DHB’s Agenda The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is encouraging Māori women to attend breast and/or cervical screening with the launch of Taku Wāhine Purotu. Māori women In Hawke’s Bay... Read more
Monday, 17 February 2014
MEDIA UPDATE Trip the Switch
17 February Trip the Switch Bikes and an i-phone feature among hundreds of prizes on offer when the iway TripSwitch campaign starts on Monday, February 17. The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board are promoting the campaign which champions active... Read more
Monday, 17 February 2014
MEDIA RELEASE Brightening Up Kidney Patients Day
MEDIA RELEASE: 12 February 2014 In a celebration befitting the mood lift given by the opening of the state-of-the-art Ballantyne House dialysis unit a year ago, the DHB was gifted eight stunning flax art works this week. The labour of four... Read more