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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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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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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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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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