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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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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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Protect yourself, your colleagues and your patients – Influenza Vaccination time

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, CEO, Features, fight flu, Health, immunisation, influenza, Nigel Murray, population health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Protect yourself, your colleagues and your patients – Influenza Vaccination time

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Protect yourself, your colleagues and your patients – Influenza Vaccination time New data out says that four out of five people infected show no signs of influenza. These carriers could have spread the virus among their family, co-workers, classmates and patients without ever realising […]

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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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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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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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Waikato DHB tackles Rheumatic Heart disease thanks to Spark

Published By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, district nurses, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, rheumatic fever, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB tackles Rheumatic Heart disease thanks to Spark

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB tackles Rheumatic Heart disease thanks to Spark Waikato DHB has joined forces with telecommunications firm Spark to trial a new way of helping young people with rheumatic fever to receive their vital medication called ‘Top up 4 yr top ups’. The trial, […]

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Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

Published By   /  January 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, electricity, Energy, Environment, Environmental Journalism, European Union, Evening Report, Featured, Features, Finland, Global, Green politics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, renewable energy, Reports, shale, Terrorism, wetlands  /  Comments Off on Estonia’s high price of energy independence – ‘we have lost our wetlands, our streams’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Estonia may lie a continent and an ocean away from the two biggest polluters in the world – China and the United States – but the nation cannot lay claim to climate innocence. Having mined oil shale for 100 years, Estonia now has energy independence, but it has […]

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Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non-emergency surgery

Published By   /  January 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, doctors strike, Features, Health, junior doctors strike, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non-emergency surgery

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non-emergency surgery Waikato DHB has been forced to postpone and reschedule a number of outpatient clinics, mental health clinics and non-emergency surgery due to a junior doctors strike taking place from 7am on Tuesday 17 January to 8am […]

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Christmas and holiday season putting heat on Waikato Hospital and Emergency Department

Published By   /  December 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, Emergency Department, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Christmas and holiday season putting heat on Waikato Hospital and Emergency Department

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Christmas and holiday season putting heat on Waikato Hospital and Emergency Department Waikato DHB’s chief executive Dr Nigel Murray urges people to sign up to SmartHealth to help relieve pressure on the Emergency Department. “Waikato Hospital and the Emergency Department are extremely busy with […]

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Block built ambulances more than a fun toy for kids in hospital

Published By   /  December 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Play Specialists, Press Release, Public Sector, St John, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikids  /  Comments Off on Block built ambulances more than a fun toy for kids in hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Block built ambulances more than a fun toy for kids in hospital Photo (l to r): Waikato Hospital play specialists Lisa Pearson and Meenu Wadhwa with St John staff Lisa Marshall and Jeanette Horan, Brendan Foreman (ASB), Adrian Gavin (St John), and Coralie Smith […]

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SmartHealth to help ease pressure on Coromandel health services over summer

Published By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Technology, Virtual Care, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth to help ease pressure on Coromandel health services over summer

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: SmartHealth to help ease pressure on Coromandel health services over summer A new, free online health service provided by Waikato District Health Board is being promoted to help ease the strain on local healthcare services in the Coromandel this holiday season. Every summer 200,000 […]

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NEW ASTHMA GUIDELINES TO RELIEVE KIWI SUFFERERS

Published By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Asthma, Features, Health, Lung function test, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hosptal  /  Comments Off on NEW ASTHMA GUIDELINES TO RELIEVE KIWI SUFFERERS

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: NEW ASTHMA GUIDELINES TO RELIEVE KIWI SUFFERERS It is estimated that nearly half a million New Zealanders take medication for asthma, including approximately 1 in every 9 adults. With the right treatment and education, symptoms including wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing […]

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Waikato DHB already on board with Choosing Wisely

Published By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Choosing Wisely, Choosing Wisely campaign Waikato DHB, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB already on board with Choosing Wisely

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB already on board with Choosing Wisely A group of clinical staff are leading Waikato DHB’s campaign to reduce tests, treatment and procedures that are unnecessary, duplicating what has already been done, or potentially could cause more harm than good to a patient. […]

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