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Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Record presentations to Hawkes Bay Emergency Department
Media Release - 7 July 2015 Record presentations to Hawke’s Bay Emergency Department An increase in respiratory and flu-like illness in the community is the main reason for a record number (156) of people presenting to Hawke’s Bay Hospital yesterday,... Read more
Monday, 29 June 2015
Toxic Shellfish Health Warning Continues
Health Warning Continues: Toxic Shellfish on Northern Hawke’s Bay Coastline Shellfish along the coastline, between Whareongaonga (approximately 22km north of Mahia) and Mohaka River, should not be eaten due to dangerous levels of Paralytic Shellfish... Read more
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Toxic Shellfish Health Warning Continues
Health Warning Continues: Toxic Shellfish on Northern Hawke’s Bay Coastline A Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) issued warning on May 26 that shellfish along the coastline between Whareongaonga (approximately 22km north of Mahia) and Mohaka... Read more
Monday, 8 June 2015
Toxic Shellfish Health Warning Continues
Health Warning Continues: Toxic Shellfish on Northern Hawke’s Bay Coastline A Hawke's Bay District Health Board issued warning on May 26 that shellfish along the coastline between Whareongaonga (approximately 22km north of Mahia) and Mohaka River... Read more
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Get Your Breasts Checked
Hawke’s Bay Radiology are offering additional breast screening clinics in June and July. The mammography clinics will be held every Wednesday and Thursday, afternoon and evening, for four weeks from Wednesday, 10 June to... Read more
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
HBDHB wishes province a safe long weekend
HBDHB Wishes Province Safe Queen’s Birthday Weekend The past week has reminded all that the official start of winter is not far away, and with the change in temperature has come an increased workload at Hawke’s Bay Hospital. While the hospital is... Read more
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
DHB will not be outsourcing food
Outsourced food won’t be adopted in Hawke’s Bay Hawke’s Bay District Health Board will not implement Health Benefits Limited Food Services proposal to outsource food services to national company Compass Group, the board said today. Chair Kevin Atkinson... Read more
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Health Warning Toxic Shellfish
Health Warning: Toxic Shellfish on Northern Hawke’s Bay Coastline Hawke's Bay District Health Board advises that shellfish along the Hawke’s Bay coastline between Whareongaonga (approximately 22 kilometres north of Mahia) and Mohaka River should not be... Read more
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Hard work pays off on health targets
Hard work pays off on targets Focus and hard work are paying off for Hawke’s Bay District Health Board as it hits the shorter stays in Emergency Departments target in the 2014/15 quarter three national targets released today. Chief executive Kevin Snee... Read more
Thursday, 30 April 2015
Smokefree teams swing into action
Smokefree Teams Swing In to Action for World Smokefree Month A series of smokefree car demonstrations start tomorrow (Friday, May 1), as part of a month of activity leading in to World Smokefree Day on Sunday, May 31. The first demonstration will be... Read more
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Maternity Services humbled by baby coffin donation
Maternity Services Humbled by Baby Coffin Donation When Grace Terry’s husband Roger cut off half of his left thumb in an accident at home it proved to be a case of one man’s misfortune is Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Maternity Services gain. While Roger was... Read more
Monday, 20 April 2015
World premiere for DHB Chaplaincy film
World Premiere for DHB Chaplaincy Film An Oscar night event is planned for the world premiere of a movie featuring Hawke’s Bay Hospital Chaplains and their moving work with patients and staff. Hospital Chaplaincy in NZ, shot mainly at the Hawke’s Bay... Read more
Thursday, 16 April 2015
Immunisation On Time Every Time
Immunisation: On Time, Every Time National Immunisation Week (20 April-24 April) Diseases don’t discriminate, and immunisation is your best protection, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Immunisation Coordinator Fiona Jackson says. Those pearls of... Read more
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
New Service to Combat Falls
Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is forming a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) to reduce injuries from falls which in a recent financial year cost the DHB more than six-and-a-half million dollars. Service Director Older... Read more
Thursday, 26 March 2015
Hawkes Bay Hospital at capacity
Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity Hawke’s Bay Hospital is operating at capacity and anyone presenting to its Emergency Department (ED) with minor injuries or illnesses can expect to wait a significant time as staff prioritise emergency patients. The... Read more
Friday, 20 March 2015
Innovative Project Targets Toothbrushes
World Oral Health Day – March 20 Kelly Richards is passionate about toothbrushes. More specifically the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Oral Health Population Health Advisor is passionate about getting them... Read more
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
CONTAMINATION OF MILK FORMULA PRODUCTS
Contamination of milk formula products There have been recent reports of a threat to contaminate a range of milk formula products with 1080 (fluoroacetate), including infant formula. For more information: Operation Concord Questions and... Read more
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Media Release - Good progress on health targets in Hawkes bay
Hon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister of Health 24 February 2015Media Statement        Good progress on health targets in Hawkes Bay Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest quarterly health target results show... Read more
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Health Targets Quarter two 2014-15
24 February, 2015 Improvements in four health targets Improvements in four of the national health targets, released today, is good news for Hawke’s Bay District Health Board and the community as it begins to see the benefits of a number of projects pay... Read more
Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Clean up of fat spill in estuary
The clean up of an accidental spill of tallow in the Pandora industrial area of Napier yesterday (Monday 12 January 2015) afternoon will be largely completed today (Tuesday 13 January 2015). The spill from a road... Read more