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Two Waikato DHB health professionals win awards for clinical education

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Centre of Excellence, Health, Jobs Learning Research, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Two Waikato DHB health professionals win awards for clinical education

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Two Waikato DHB health professionals win awards for clinical education Dr Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist and Associate Professor University of Auckland’s Faculty of Medical and Health Science has announced its 2017 teaching awards, including Dennis Pickup Education Awards for Clinical Education to Waikato DHB’s Dr […]

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Live, laugh, share – celebrating Waikato DHB’s volunteers

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Patient care, Press Release, Public Sector, volunteering, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Live, laugh, share – celebrating Waikato DHB’s volunteers

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Live, laugh, share – celebrating Waikato DHB’s volunteers Live, laugh, share is the theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week and it’s exactly how Waikato DHB celebrated with over 70 of its very special and valued volunteers over lunch. Volunteers are an essential part […]

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Waikato DHB celebrates success of new service helping people back to work

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Barbara Garbutt, Health, MSD, Press Release, Public Sector, REACH, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB celebrates success of new service helping people back to work

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB celebrates success of new service helping people back to work An initiative helping unemployed people overcome their challenging health issues and return to work is going from strength to strength a year after it was launched as a pilot programme. The programme, […]

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Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Research, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects Photo: Prof Ross Lawrenson Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is proud that three research projects it has strong links with are recipients of major grants from the last Health Research […]

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Healthcare on the deck

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, tonsillitis, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Healthcare on the deck

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Healthcare on the deck Kaitlyn Thompson had just moved away from home to take up a new job. Unfortunately, in her first week of work a sore throat struck – one that wouldn’t go away and only seemed to get worse. By Thursday night […]

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Health + Fieldays = Waikato Health Hub

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Critical Care, Features, Fieldays, Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Midland Trauma System, Mobile Health Solutions, Oral Health, Press Release, public health, Public Sector, Rural healthcare, SmartHealth, Telehealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Water safety, Youth Intact  /  Comments Off on Health + Fieldays = Waikato Health Hub

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Health + Fieldays = Waikato Health Hub It’s new, it’s interactive and one day its services might just save your life. This is your chance to walk through a mobile world of healthcare at Fieldays’ Waikato Health Hub, 14-17 June 2017 stand E32. Mobile […]

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Waikato DHB teams up with Healthline to increase access to healthcare for patients after hours

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Damian Tomic, Health, Healthline, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB teams up with Healthline to increase access to healthcare for patients after hours

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB teams up with Healthline to increase access to healthcare for patients after hours Healthline is supporting the Waikato DHB’s SmartHealth online doctor service to expand the support it offers patients. When someone from the Waikato DHB catchment area calls the nurse-led Healthline […]

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Partnering with Wintec for midwifery and nursing workshops

Published By   /  May 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Partnering with Wintec for midwifery and nursing workshops

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Partnering with Wintec for midwifery and nursing workshops Wintec has partnered with Waikato DHB to host clinical assessment workshops for local nurses and midwives, with the third such workshop held at Wintec today and attended by 180 participants. In the past, a much smaller […]

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Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Budget 2017, Government funding, Health, Ministry of Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health 26 May 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Waikato DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level. Waikato DHB will receive an extra […]

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Board approves changes to maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Lead Maternity Carers, LMC, maternity, Press Release, primary birthing, Public Sector, Te Kuiti, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Board approves changes to maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Board approves changes to maternity services in South Waikato and King Country Maternity services run by Waikato District Health Board in Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui will be delivered in a different way, the board confirmed at its monthly meeting today (Wednesday). The board […]

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Waking up to sleep issues – Merrhis Majurey

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waking up to sleep issues – Merrhis Majurey

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waking up to sleep issues – Merrhis Majurey Photo: After 20 years of “sleep” at Waikato Hospital, Majurey is looking forward to a role that will help wake up awareness and prevention in the community. It was 1998 when Waikato Hospital cardiac nurse Merrhis […]

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Maria Baxendine – Waikato DHB’s Nurse of the Year 2017

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Maria Baxendine – Waikato DHB’s Nurse of the Year 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Maria Baxendine – Waikato DHB’s Nurse of the Year 2017 Maria Baxendine is a brilliant example of continuous quality improvement in practice. Her passion to make a difference has led to her driving a vast number of improvement projects in Waikato Hospital’s Emergency Department […]

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Blood pressure’s no sweat from home with SmartHealth

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Bay of Plenty, Health, HealthTap, Homecare, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Blood pressure’s no sweat from home with SmartHealth

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Blood pressure’s no sweat from home with SmartHealth Andrew uploading his readings to SmartHealth Andrew White (39) from Tauranga was travelling once a week to Waikato Hospital to see a specialist after his transplant surgery. Now using his iPhone and the blood pressure cuff […]

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Meet Lucy, Waikato’s wireless maternity simulator

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Meet Lucy, Waikato’s wireless maternity simulator

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Meet Lucy, Waikato’s wireless maternity simulator Photo: Waikato midwife educators Anna Ramsey, Deborah Cox and Pip Wright with Lucy and baby. Lucy Sim is the new member of Waikato DHB’s midwifery education team – and her role is to give birth wherever, however and […]

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Waikato DHB wants to listen, learn and act on their patient complaints

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Complaints, Health, patient safety, Press Release, Public Sector, quality, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB wants to listen, learn and act on their patient complaints

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB wants to listen, learn and act on their patient complaints Waikato District Health Board recognises it is very important that the right of the consumer to make a complaint is understood, respected, and upheld. “All feedback from patients and their families, including […]

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Nurses are our superheroes – International Nurses Day 2017

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Nurses are our superheroes – International Nurses Day 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Nurses are our superheroes – International Nurses Day 2017 The important work that nurses do is celebrated today across the world on Friday 12 May – International Nurses Day, and Waikato DHB is no exception. The day’s programme included recyclable art and care bed construction […]

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Focus shifts from filling in forms to patient care

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, nursing, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Focus shifts from filling in forms to patient care

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Focus shifts from filling in forms to patient care Photo left to right: Michelle Richardson, Sue Hayward and Melody Mitchell with the assessment flip chart. Nursing Documentation Project – it sounds as dry as a bone, but in fact this four-year improvement project ticks […]

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Immunisation Week targets immunisation for older kids and teens

Published By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Immunisation Week targets immunisation for older kids and teens

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Immunisation Week targets immunisation for older kids and teens Waikato DHB is celebrating Immunisation Week on May 1-7 along with the rest of New Zealand with the theme of ‘Ensuring teenagers and older children are immunised.” Parents and caregivers are encouraged to check their […]

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Waikato DHB plans for incease in demand for surgery

Published By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Elective surgery, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB plans for incease in demand for surgery

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB plans for incease in demand for surgery Waikato DHB is increasing the amount of elective surgery it is outsourcing to other providers as it ramps up the number of operations it carries out to meet increasing patient demand. The DHB is issuing […]

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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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