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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 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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Energy savings programme reaps rewards

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Energy saving, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Energy savings programme reaps rewards

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Energy savings programme reaps rewards Thanks to an energy savings programme, Waikato DHB has cut its energy use on the Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus site by almost nine percent over three years from July 2014 to June 2017. That is a saving worth about […]

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Is two years of age too late to check for tooth decay?

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Community Oral Health, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Is two years of age too late to check for tooth decay?

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Is two years of age too late to check for tooth decay? Ground-breaking research testing baby’s saliva in the first 12 months of a life could show if a child will develop tooth decay or not. Over 300 oral health experts heard first-hand about […]

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NICU baby Oliver and parents thank staff with a gift of $21,500

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, NICU, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikids  /  Comments Off on NICU baby Oliver and parents thank staff with a gift of $21,500

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: NICU baby Oliver and parents thank staff with a gift of $21,500 A family’s desire to thank some of Waikato DHB’s nurses and doctors has resulted in a massive $21,500 raised for  Waikato Hospital’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Rebecca, Oliver and William with […]

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Third group of Waikato Hospital attendants achieve certification

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Third group of Waikato Hospital attendants achieve certification

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Third group of Waikato Hospital attendants achieve certification The December 2017 Waikato Hospital graduate attendants (from left): Tony Van Der Gulik, Jim Discombe, Lewie Scott, John Armer and Justin McCarthy. Absent: Jose Fuertes. On Thursday five Waikato Hospital orderlies/attendants received their Certificate in Health […]

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Thumbs up for regional block service in anaesthesia

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Thumbs up for regional block service in anaesthesia

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Thumbs up for regional block service in anaesthesia Having a general anaesthetic is not always necessary for some operations, especially for hand or arm procedures. One option is a “regional block” anaesthetic which blocks major nerve pathways to a region of the body where […]

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Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raises $139,750.00 for Waikids

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Countdown, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikids  /  Comments Off on Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raises $139,750.00 for Waikids

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raises $139,750.00 for Waikids Christmas came early for our Waikids team thanks to the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal fundraising a whopping $139,750.00. Now in its eleventh year, the money goes towards lifesaving medical equipment to care for unwell kids across […]

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Dr Paul Huggan awarded 2017 Clyde Wade Award

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dr Paul Huggan awarded 2017 Clyde Wade Award

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dr Paul Huggan awarded 2017 Clyde Wade Award His love for his profession is truly infectious and his willingness to share his knowledge and teach others are just some of the many reasons why Waikato DHB’s Dr Paul Huggan is the recipient of this […]

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Chair of Waikato DHB Announces Resignation

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Bob Simcock, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Chair of Waikato DHB Announces Resignation

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Chair of Waikato DHB Announces Resignation The Chairman of the Board of Waikato DHB Bob Simcock today announced that he has resigned, effective immediately, so that the organisation can finally move on from the unfortunate saga surrounding the unauthorised actions of former Chief Executive […]

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New app trial launched for alcohol or drug recovery

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Press Release, Public Sector, Technology and innovation, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New app trial launched for alcohol or drug recovery

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New app trial launched for alcohol or drug recovery Waikato District Health Board’s Mental Health Service launched today (27 Nov) the trial of New Zealand’s first smartphone application that provides extra support to people recovering from alcohol or other drug issues named Recovery in […]

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Let’s talk medicine Waikato

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Medication, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Let’s talk medicine Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Let’s talk medicine Waikato Patient Safety Week 5-11 November 2017 Let’s talk medication safety is about encouraging better communication between patients, whānau, and carers with their health professionals. It also addresses a more specific focus on medication safety like ‘the triple whammy’ a combination […]

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Let’s talk medicine Waikato – Patient Safety Week 5-11 November 2017

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Medication, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Let’s talk medicine Waikato – Patient Safety Week 5-11 November 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Let’s talk medicine Waikato – Patient Safety Week 5-11 November 2017 Let’s talk medication safety is about encouraging better communication between patients, whānau, and carers with their health professionals. It also addresses a more specific focus on medication safety like ‘the triple whammy’ a […]

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Karalus Room opened at Waikato Hospital

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Noel Karalus, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Karalus Room opened at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Karalus Room opened at Waikato Hospital Respiratory Department and Ward A2 at Waikato Hospital have transformed an old utility room into a new treatment room for respiratory patients, named after Dr Noel Karalus who retired earlier this year after 31 years of service. The […]

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Rapid Improvement Event – solving patient flow issues together

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Rapid Improvement Event – solving patient flow issues together

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Rapid Improvement Event – solving patient flow issues together Over three days last week, a team of 12 Waikato DHB staff including nurses, ward receptionists, bed managers and doctors worked together to solve a hospital patient flow problem using a facilitated Rapid Improvement Event […]

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Carol Rogers, Waikato DHB’s hero in blue on and off duty

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, nursing, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Carol Rogers, Waikato DHB’s hero in blue on and off duty

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Carol Rogers, Waikato DHB’s hero in blue on and off duty With nasty weather and heavy rain, registered nurse Carol Rogers prepared for what she thought was going to be a standard drive from the King Country to work at Waikato Hospital. Living on […]

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Mental Health and Addiction Nurse’s conference: Surfing the Wave

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Mental Health and Addiction Nurse’s conference: Surfing the Wave

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Mental Health and Addiction Nurse’s conference: Surfing the Wave The organising committee in this photo include registered nurses L-R: Alice Te Are, Roberta Clunie, Rachel Cotter, Sarah Haldane, and Amanda Shanley. Balance is critical to surfing, as is the ability to navigate the surf […]

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INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR WAIKATO DHB APPOINTED

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR WAIKATO DHB APPOINTED

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR WAIKATO DHB APPOINTED Waikato DHB is pleased to announce that Derek Wright has been appointed to the post of interim chief executive for the DHB with immediate effect. Mr Wright, who currently holds the position of the DHB’s executive director […]

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Post Haste Hamilton delivers support to Waikids

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Post Haste Hamilton delivers support to Waikids

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Post Haste Hamilton delivers support to Waikids Specialists in parcel delivery, Post Haste Hamilton, recently brought our staff a very special delivery to help purchase a vital piece of equipment. Through the generosity of Post Haste’s staff, they fundraised $850 that will buy us […]

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Free events on how to stay sane in a crazy world

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Free events on how to stay sane in a crazy world

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Free events on how to stay sane in a crazy world Too many of us struggle with common emotional and psychological problems on our own and expect that it will pass on its own. As a result we may suffer much longer than is […]

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