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Nurses and doctors mend babies’ hearts with help from Angel Flight

Published By   /  June 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Nursing care Waikato, Patient experience, Press Release, Public Sector, Rural health services, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Nurses and doctors mend babies’ hearts with help from Angel Flight

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Nurses and doctors mend babies’ hearts with help from Angel Flight Cooperation in a remote rural area of Waikato enabled two babies with complex cardiac conditions to access specialist care at Starship Hospital in Auckland and follow up treatment and monitoring in their own […]

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SmartHealth benefits patients and practice

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, GP shortage, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, rural health, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth benefits patients and practice

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: SmartHealth benefits patients and practice Putaruru-based General Practitioner, Dr Stephen Ram, has experienced first-hand the benefits of SmartHealth for both his patients and his practice. Primarily using HealthTap with dermatology patients, Dr Ram makes use of the ability to easily and securely connect with […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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