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Lest we forget – a word from our CEO Dr Nigel Murray

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, ANZAC, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Hospital, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Lest we forget – a word from our CEO Dr Nigel Murray

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Lest we forget – a word from our CEO Dr Nigel Murray ANZAC day is an important day for all of us. On this day in 1915 the ANZACs stormed ashore a place now known as ANZAC cove. The First World War had an […]

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Good luck to our very own rowing Master Veronique Gibbons

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Health and wellbeing, Masters Games, Press Release, Public Sector, Rowing, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Good luck to our very own rowing Master Veronique Gibbons

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Good luck to our very own rowing Master Veronique Gibbons Today is the official opening of the World Masters Games where it all kicks off at Eden Park from 7.30pm. Over ten days of competition will see 28 thousand athletes compete in 28 different […]

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Waikato DHB’s move to the CBD picks up pace

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, CBD, farmers, Features, Health, Hockin, KPMG, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB’s move to the CBD picks up pace

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB’s move to the CBD picks up pace The Waikato DHB’s move into the CBD is on track – with staff set to move into the reburbished old Farmers building in the new year. The DHB is consolidating services from nine locations across […]

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Waikato DHB launches SmartHealth SOS in response to cyclone

Published By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Cyclone Cook, Features, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB launches SmartHealth SOS in response to cyclone

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB launches SmartHealth SOS in response to cyclone Waikato District Health Board has made its SmartHealth online doctor service available to anyone to use in an emergency immediately, without having to register. It means you can see a doctor for free from wherever […]

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Goodnight to nights and afternoons’ nurse after 45 years at Waikato Hospital

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Jeanette Pattenden, NICU, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital, Women's Health  /  Comments Off on Goodnight to nights and afternoons’ nurse after 45 years at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Goodnight to nights and afternoons’ nurse after 45 years at Waikato Hospital A career in Women’s Health that’s spanned 45 years at Waikato hospital, Jeanette Pattenden has decided to put down her nursing uniform just a few weeks shy of her 79th birthday. In […]

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Hospital doctors sample smorgasbord of possible careers

Published By   /  April 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Hospital doctors sample smorgasbord of possible careers

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Hospital doctors sample smorgasbord of possible careers More than 70 resident medical officers (RMOs) at Waikato Hospital gathered recently for the annual RMO Career Evening which gives them a chance to chat informally with representatives and invited senior clinicians from 30 different specialties. The […]

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Executive Director Māori Health appointed at Waikato DHB

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Executive Director Māori Health appointed at Waikato DHB

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Executive Director Māori Health appointed at Waikato DHB Chief executive Nigel Murray announced the appointment of Loraine Elliott as executive director Māori Health, Waikato District Health Board (DHB). She will start with the DHB on 4 May 2017. Loraine Elliott is Ngāti Porou and Ngāpuhi, and is looking […]

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New Maternity Day Assessment service opens

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Midwifery and birthing, Nigel Murray, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital, Women's Health  /  Comments Off on New Maternity Day Assessment service opens

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New Maternity Day Assessment service opens Waikato DHB Chief Executive Dr Nigel Murray cut the ribbon on a new Women’s Health service that opened at Waikato Hospital this week (Monday 3 April). The Maternity Day Assessment Unit will cater for high-risk women who require […]

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A doctor in your pocket – it’s Magic

Published By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Health and wellbeing, Netball Waikato, Oral Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on A doctor in your pocket – it’s Magic

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: A doctor in your pocket – it’s Magic Middle left-right Waikato DHB’s Darrin Hackett and Dr Damian Tomic with the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic team.  Motivating people to stay fit and healthy in their community and use free services available to them like […]

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Tokoroa Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, diabetes, Health, Optometrists, Paterson Burn, Press Release, Public Sector, Tokoroa, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Tokoroa Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Tokoroa Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings The Waikato District Health Board and Paterson Burn Optometrists have begun a one year trial initiative in Tokoroa to provide screening for diabetes-related retinal (eye) disease by community based optometrists. The intent of the intitiative is to provide more convenience […]

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The story of a parent, patient and healthcare professional

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Virtual health, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on The story of a parent, patient and healthcare professional

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: The story of a parent, patient and healthcare professional Andrea Evans’ 10 year old son Olly was at a mountain bike camp at Tongariro National Park when he began to suffer a severe hayfever reaction due to an existing tree pollen allergy. He had […]

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Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Dermatology, Dr Amanda Oakley, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, TechSoup, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award Waikato DHB’s dermatologist Dr Amanda Oakley took out best Google Technology Service in the New Zealand Charities Lifetime Service Award sector. The New Zealand Charities Technology Awards, hosted by TechSoup, brought together over 90 guests […]

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New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, University of Waikato, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Medical School  /  Comments Off on New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis New Zealand’s health workforce crisis cannot be solved through the creation of the proposed new national School of Rural Health says University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley. The idea […]

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Keeping the mind and body ‘ultra’ healthy

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Mental Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Keeping the mind and body ‘ultra’ healthy

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Keeping the mind and body ‘ultra’ healthy “I run to keep depression away and to help me function as a normal human being. It takes me to one of my happy places that I can’t go to unless I am running. Off road running […]

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Big launch for Youth INtact drug and alcohol service

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Odyssey, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Big launch for Youth INtact drug and alcohol service

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Big launch for Youth INtact drug and alcohol service The new Waikato wide youth drug and alcohol service Youth INtact celebrated its official launch (15 March) in Garden Place, Hamilton. The approach was to celebrate with youth for youth in the Waikato. Rangatahi / […]

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GPs to boost iron in the community

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Anemia, Health, Iron, PHO, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato DHB Pharmacy, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on GPs to boost iron in the community

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: GPs to boost iron in the community Betty Clark, first patient to receive an iron infusion at Hauraki Plains Health Centre Ngatea, instead of Thames Hospital with Registered Nurse Lydia Farley. Partnership and teamwork between community healthcare services and Waikato DHB has seen another […]

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Long locks to be lost for cancer

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Cancer, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital Oncology  /  Comments Off on Long locks to be lost for cancer

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Long locks to be lost for cancer “I love my job, but I don’t love cancer – take my job away any day if it could cure cancer” says Waikato DHB’s ward M5 – haematology and oncology registered Nurse Hannah Shearman. Gill Archer and Hannah […]

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SmartHealth – Gift of time following gift of life

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HealthTap, nzfamily, nzhealth, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth – Gift of time following gift of life

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: SmartHealth – Gift of time following gift of life Frankie and her seven year old daughter Lexi When you’re sick, things can get pretty complicated, but Waikato DHB’s SmartHealth is alleviating some of life’s pressures for Frankie Egglestone, a 29 year old single mother […]

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Waikato DHB consults on maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB consults on maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB consults on maternity services in South Waikato and King Country The Waikato DHB is reviewing maternity services in Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui, to ensure that women and their whanau in the region can have a healthy birth and as healthy a […]

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Waikato nurse wins emerging leader award

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HSQC, Minister of Health, Minister Peter Dunne, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Waikato nurse wins emerging leader award

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato nurse wins emerging leader award                                                     L-R Minister Peter Dunne, Shane Werner, DHB board member Clyde Wade and […]

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