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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
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Napier Gets Maternity Resource Centre
The opening of the Napier Maternity Resource Centre this morning (18 November 2014) has been hailed as an exciting development in maternity care, with it in essence providing a one-stop shop for pregnancy and early... Read more
Monday, 17 November 2014
Premature Birth Is A Family Affair
World Prematurity Day was celebrated in Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) this morning (Monday 17 November 2014) with a specially provided morning tea. Amy Lynch, part of a foursome of mothers... Read more
Thursday, 30 October 2014
HBDHB committed to improving patient care
Hawke’s Bay DHB committed to improving patient care HBDHB MEDIA RELEASE 30 October 2014 Every serious adverse event represents someone who has suffered life-changing harm or has died in the care of the health system. Hawke’s Bay District Health... Read more
Thursday, 9 October 2014
People open to Mental Health Awareness Week
Hawke’s Bay People Open to Awareness Week Eastern Institute of Technology students are helping the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board spread the Mental Health Awareness Week message, Keep Learning. Since Monday, students enrolled in the Certificate in... Read more
Wednesday, 8 October 2014
Magpies help raise rheumatic fever awareness
If you haven't already seen this here is an article which was published recently in Hawke's Bay Today Go to:  http://www. nzherald. co. nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article. cfm? c_id=1503462&objectid=11339064 Click on image below to view printable... Read more
Tuesday, 7 October 2014
Liquor Premises Fail Food Test
Hawke’s Bay liquor premises have been given a sharp reminder about their responsibilities around the provision of food, following recent visits by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board public health staff. The results of the... Read more
Friday, 12 September 2014
Cervical Screening Poster Girl
Cervical Screening’s Unlikely Poster Girl September is Cervical Screening Awareness Month Roberta Harrison doesn’t hide from her chequered past. She’s up front about a difficult childhood that led to her becoming a truant and getting pregnant at 14. ... Read more
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
SCBU Awesome Foursome
SCBU’s Awesome Foursome At the beginning of 2010 Sam Ferguson, Amy Lynch, Donna Wood and Kirsty Botherway were four pregnant Hawke’s Bay women unaware of each other’s presence. By the middle of that year they had forged friendships which today see them... Read more
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Hospital Renal Service benefits from fatherly love
Fatherly Love Benefits Hospital’s Renal Service A father’s love for his son has led to a special relationship between the Omarunui Bowling Club and Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Renal Service. The Taradale-based club have adopted the service as the... Read more