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New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s Improve your fitness. Increase your strength. Gain better balance. Have fun! That’s the mantra of community classes for older people run in Waikato under the “Strong & Stable” programme. It’s part of the […]

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Waikato DHB stops its SmartHealth online doctor service.

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB stops its SmartHealth online doctor service.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB stops its SmartHealth online doctor service. Waikato DHB is stopping its SmartHealth online doctor service at the end of April following its two year trial. The service is provided through HealthTap, a US-based technology provider. The DHB’s contract with HealthTap comes to […]

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New DHB trial welcomes Dougie and Daphne to the team

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Virtual Care, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New DHB trial welcomes Dougie and Daphne to the team

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New DHB trial welcomes Dougie and Daphne to the team Thames Hospital has New Zealand’s first-of-its-kind clinical robot on trial. Read Newshubs article ‘Robot doctors’ being trialled in Waikato, Thames. Dougie and Daphne aren’t your typical Waikato DHB staff members. The new duo recently […]

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Wintec students award Thames Hospital as the best placement in Waikato

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Hospital, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, wintec  /  Comments Off on Wintec students award Thames Hospital as the best placement in Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Wintec students award Thames Hospital as the best placement in Waikato Wintec’s student choice award for Best Clinical Placement went to Thames Hospital, and Waikato DHB couldn’t be more thrilled for Thames. “Thames Hospital is beyond excited to receive the award,” said Waikato DHB’s […]

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Medical student wins registrar research prize at cardiothoracic surgery conference

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Medical student wins registrar research prize at cardiothoracic surgery conference

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Medical student wins registrar research prize at cardiothoracic surgery conference Photo: Photo: (l-r) Adam El Gamel, clinical director Waikato Cardiothoracic Surgery, Navneet Singh, medical student, and David McCormack, cardiothoracic surgeon. For the first time in the 20-year history of the NZ National Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting, […]

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The Neonatal Trust fundraising efforts benefiting NICU babies at Waikato Hospital

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, NICU, Press Release, Public Sector, The Neonatal Trust, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on The Neonatal Trust fundraising efforts benefiting NICU babies at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: The Neonatal Trust fundraising efforts benefiting NICU babies at Waikato Hospital A big thank you from Waikato Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)  to the Waikato branch of The Neonatal Trust for their fundraising efforts of raising $4,500 for three tumble form chairs. “Thank […]

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Waikato DHB responds to SSC report

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Nigel Murray, Press Release, Public Sector, Sally Webb, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB responds to SSC report

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB responds to SSC report Waikato DHB has welcomed the State Services Commission report into unauthorised and unjustified spending by its former chief executive Dr Nigel Murray. You can read the report here  Acting chair Sally Webb said the report identified that Dr […]

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Nurse practitioner status for two more Waikato DHB nurses

By   /  March 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Nurse practitioner status for two more Waikato DHB nurses

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Nurse practitioner status for two more Waikato DHB nurses Photo: Louise Quinn (left) and Bronwyn Pester. Congratulations to our two new nurse practitioners – Bronwyn Pester in Pain Service, and Louise Quinn in Mental Health & Addictions. Achieving nurse practitioner (NP) status means they […]

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Dietitians celebrate profession by sharing the potential of food

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dietitians celebrate profession by sharing the potential of food

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dietitians celebrate profession by sharing the potential of food Photo: Dietitian Stacey McCoy sets up one of the food collection boxes at Waikato Hospital. Dietitians Day will be marked at Waikato District Health Board by a food collection for the Salvation Army, and a staff […]

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Advanced training in Community Child Health at Waikato DHB gets the tick for the next four years

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, accreditation, All news, Community Child Health, Dr Dave Graham, Features, Fellow, Health, paediatrics, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Advanced training in Community Child Health at Waikato DHB gets the tick for the next four years

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Advanced training in Community Child Health at Waikato DHB gets the tick for the next four years L-R:Clinical unit leader for Child Health – Dr Dave Graham, Dr Te Aro Moxon (Fellow), child and youth project manager Katherine Yuill Proctor, Dr Polly Atatoa-Carr and Dr […]

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Waikato PDRP programme gets big tick from Nursing Council

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato PDRP programme gets big tick from Nursing Council

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato PDRP programme gets big tick from Nursing Council Photo: PDRP team (from right): Suzie Gardner, Jill Safey, Faye Blossom, associate director Cheryl Atherfold, and Marian Partington. Waikato DHB’s Professional Development and Recognition Programme (PDRP) for nurses received a glowing report from the Nursing […]

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Centre of excellence for new post-heart surgery resuscitation training

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Centre of excellence for new post-heart surgery resuscitation training

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Centre of excellence for new post-heart surgery resuscitation training Photo: Waikato Hospital Critical Care nurse educators Mark Reynolds and Jackie Mailer Waikato Hospital is leading out New Zealand training in a totally new approach to post-heart surgery resuscitation. Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support training […]

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The Heart Trust Waikato Hospital Concert 24 March 2pm to 4pm

By   /  March 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, cardiology, Health, Heart Trust, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on The Heart Trust Waikato Hospital Concert 24 March 2pm to 4pm

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: The Heart Trust Waikato Hospital Concert 24 March 2pm to 4pm Hamilton operatic stars are gathering at Waikato Hospital to raise money for state of the art technology and equipment, in support of Cardiac Services at Waikato Hospital. Read Stuff’s story: Educational videos help […]

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New premises for Waikato District Health Board services

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Sally Webb, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New premises for Waikato District Health Board services

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New premises for Waikato District Health Board services Waikato DHB celebrated the opening of a brand new facility in Gallagher Drive, Hamilton last week (22 February). It is the new home for a range of services, including a purpose built warehouse and distribution facility […]

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Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife.

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Coromandel, Health, LMC, Midwives, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Birthing Unit, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife. A shortage of Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs) in the Coromandel area has led Waikato DHB to urge pregnant women in the area to contact the Birthing Unit at […]

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Aloha Hapū Wānanga

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Hāpu Wānanga, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Women and Children  /  Comments Off on Aloha Hapū Wānanga

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Aloha Hapū Wānanga L/R: Momi from Hawaii with manager Kelly Spriggs from Hāpu Wānanga Waikato DHB’s Hapū Wānaga, a birthing programme for expectant mums, is spreading across the Pacific with interest to improve indigenous health in Hawaii. The fresh and fun kaupapa Māori programme […]

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Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, accreditation, All news, Health, junior doctors, Press Release, Public Sector, RANZCOG, registrar, Tanya Maloney, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Women's Health  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health Waikato DHB is being reaccredited for training registrars (also known as junior doctors) in its Women’s Health service, subject to formal ratification by the board of the Royal Australian and NZ College of […]

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Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information.

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Damian Tomic, GP, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information. Health workers in the Waikato DHB region are now just one click away from patient health information held in the general practice or hospital systems. Hospital doctors […]

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Waikato DHB launches new Consumer Council

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Consumer Council, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB launches new Consumer Council

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB launches new Consumer Council Waikato DHB launched its new Consumer Council at a powhiri last week to enable the Waikato people to have more of a say into how their health service is run. The Consumer Council will work in partnership with […]

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Waikato DHB Board approves deficit budget forecast

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Budget, deficit, Derek Wright, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB Board approves deficit budget forecast

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB Board approves deficit budget forecast Waikato DHB is forecasting a budget deficit of $21.8m, this is $11.8m unfavourable against its budget for the full financial year. This is due to increased cost pressure to provide services for growth in population, a rise […]

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