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Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Toxic shellfish warning lifted
Northern Hawke’s Bay Toxic Shellfish Warning lifted Hawke’s Bay District Health Board has lifted the warning for consuming shellfish from the Northern Hawke’s Bay coastline between Whareongaonga (approximately 22kn north of Mahia) and Mohaka River. ... Read more
Monday, 17 August 2015
Company Director Appointments
Have you got a passion for primary health care and a proven track record in governance?   Expressions of interest need to be received before 5pm on 18 September 2015 and should include a CV with covering letter. ... Read more
Monday, 27 July 2015
Health Warning Continues Toxic Shellfish on Northern Hawkes Bay Coastline
July 27, 2015 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... Read more
Friday, 24 July 2015
Stay away of you are unwell
Don’t visit family or friends in hospital if you are unwell Hawke’s Bay Hospital is urging visitors and relatives of patients to stay away if they are unwell. The hospital’s Chief Medical Officer John Gommans said there was a lot of flu like illness,... Read more
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Cigarette Retailers Fined
Selling cigarettes to minors has led to two Napier retailers being fined $500 each. Essentials Ltd on Hastings St and Shakespeare Road Mini Market were caught in a controlled purchase operation during the just completed school... Read more
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Health Warning continues Toxic Shellfish on Northern HB Coastline
July 14, 2015 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... Read more
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Flu-like illness doubled in HB
14 July 2015 Flu-like illness doubled in Hawke’s Bay There is a significant increase of influenza like illness in the Hawke’s Bay community, and doctors are urging people, especially pregnant women and those with a chronic illness to make sure they... Read more
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, 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