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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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Sharon MacPherson awarded Age Concern Dignity Champion

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Sharon MacPherson awarded Age Concern Dignity Champion

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Sharon MacPherson awarded Age Concern Dignity Champion She supports the journey of patients over 65 years of age to ensure they are safe and treated with dignity when facing challenging situations. This epitomises why Waikato District Health Board’s Sharon MacPherson, clinical nurse specialist in […]

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Dr Jade Tamatea wins The Kudos 2017 Medical Science category

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Hamilton Excellence Awards, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, The Kudos Awards, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dr Jade Tamatea wins The Kudos 2017 Medical Science category

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dr Jade Tamatea wins The Kudos 2017 Medical Science category Congratulations to Dr Jade Tamatea who won The Kudos 2017 Medical Science category sponsored by Waikato District Health Board. Dr Tamatea is an emerging leader in endocrinology and thyroid disease in the Waikato region. […]

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Stroke recovery using SmartHealth online appointments

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Allied Health, disability, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Speeh Language Therapy, Virtual health, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Stroke recovery using SmartHealth online appointments

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Stroke recovery using SmartHealth online appointments Jaki and Ra at Hamilton Lake Ra Koti had a stroke in February 2017 and since then he and his wife Jaki have been working hard to help his recovery. Their weeks are filled with walks around Hamilton […]

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Waikato District Health Board and Waikato iwi sign MoU for Māori health

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Bob Simcock, Features, Health, Iwi Maori Council, Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato District Health Board and Waikato iwi sign MoU for Māori health

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato District Health Board and Waikato iwi sign MoU for Māori health Today (27 September 2017) a special signing event was held at Waiora Waikato Hospital campus to mark a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Waikato District Health Board and Iwi Māori Council […]

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Thames Hospital gets a new CT Scanner

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, CT scanner, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Radiology, Thames Hospital, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Thames Hospital gets a new CT Scanner

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Thames Hospital gets a new CT Scanner L-R:Rodger Clark, Medical Radiation Technologist, Thames Hospital, Glenn Coltman – Director of Radiology, Waikato District Health Board, Zubayr Zaman – Clinical Director of CT, Waikato District Health Board Thames Hospital celebrated the launch of a new CT […]

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Celebrating our dietitians

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Celebrating our dietitians

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating our dietitians Some of the 31 dietitians employed by Waikato DHB – Waikato Regional Diabetes Service dietitians (from left) Mark Leydon, Kathy Crossland, Rachael Kibblewhite, Nicky Totman, Jill McClymont, Sonya Fraser. These days the word “diet” is often associated with fads and fashions. […]

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Sepsis – have you heard of this common killer?

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Infection, infection control, Press Release, Public Sector, Sepsis, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Sepsis – have you heard of this common killer?

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Sepsis – have you heard of this common killer? [embedded content] In 2015, Chiefs assistant coach, Andrew Strawbridge came as close to death as you can get whilst on tour to Samoa. Bacteria had entered Andrew’s body releasing toxins into his blood – it […]

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Catherine Bang on her speech language therapy patient experience

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Aphasia, Features, Health, Older Persons and Rehabilitation, Press Release, Public Sector, Speech Language Therapy, stroke, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Catherine Bang on her speech language therapy patient experience

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Catherine Bang on her speech language therapy patient experience Leisha, Biddy and Pip, the speech language therapists, helped me get ready for job interviews. They really got to know me and catered to my needs. I felt spoiled. I have a legal background but […]

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Why should I step up today?

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Health and wellbeing, Physiotherapy, Press Release, Public Sector, Step up, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Why should I step up today?

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Why should I step up today? For the second year running Waikato DHB physiotherapists are marking World Physiotherapy Day today (8 September) by encouraging people to incorporate greater activity into their daily lives. In 2016 The Lancet published a series of papers highlighting the issues associated […]

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Matua Rangi Manihera’s Older Persons and Rehabilitation experience

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Culture, Features, Health, Older Persons and Rehabilitation, Patient experience, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Matua Rangi Manihera’s Older Persons and Rehabilitation experience

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Matua Rangi Manihera’s Older Persons and Rehabilitation experience I believe that OPR 2 has become a ward that is very interested in our cultural issues and I congratulate them. It’s a beautiful thing when nurses ask for karakia (prayer) in the mornings and doctors […]

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Electronic stethoscope sounds promising

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Telehealth, Virtual Care, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Electronic stethoscope sounds promising

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Electronic stethoscope sounds promising Waikato Hospital anaesthetist James Clark listens to patient Sheryl’s chest via electronic stethoscope, during a trial of the new technology in August. Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is testing the use of an electronic stethoscope, a first in New Zealand. […]

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Supporting breastfeeding mums with new pod at Waikato Hospital

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, breastfeeding, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Supporting breastfeeding mums with new pod at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Supporting breastfeeding mums with new pod at Waikato Hospital Photo: Lactation consultant Margaret Fletcher checks out the pod with Katie Hansen and her baby Tom. Waikato Hospital opened its first breastfeeding “pod” today in its Meade Clinical Centre. Breastfeeding Week 2017 – Waikato poster The […]

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Thames chemotherapy nurses lead the way

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Thames chemotherapy nurses lead the way

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Thames chemotherapy nurses lead the way From left to right: Thames chemotherapy nurses Fiona Sayer (nurse coordinator), Kathy McDowell, Sherin George and Deepa Sahadevan. Absent: Karen Atkins. The Thames Chemotherapy nurse team have all recently completed the Chemotherapy Certification through the online learning platform […]

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A reassuring connection

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, HealthTap, Homecare, Midland Renal Regional Centre, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on A reassuring connection

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: A reassuring connection One of the hardest things about becoming unwell is the uncertainty, a feeling Bill Hussey knows all too well after he was diagnosed with a serious kidney disorder in November 2015. “I was unsure of my condition and unsure of myself […]

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Midwives are superstars in referring women to quit smoking

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Midwives are superstars in referring women to quit smoking

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Midwives are superstars in referring women to quit smoking Photo: Waikato Hospital midwives Fiona Hermann and Dawn McHugh.  Fiona Hermann, Dawn McHugh (Waikato Hospital) and Christine McMillan (Tokoroa) are midwives who refer more pregnant women to quit smoking services than anyone else in the […]

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New hospital ward, new charge nurse manager Sarah-Mae Glover

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Older Persons and Rehabilitation, OPR5, Press Release, Public Sector, Sarah-Mae Glover, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on New hospital ward, new charge nurse manager Sarah-Mae Glover

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New hospital ward, new charge nurse manager Sarah-Mae Glover Behind the opening of any new physical space for patient care are the staff that will make the care happen, so here we introduce one of the leaders of the new hospital ward Sarah-Mae Glover. […]

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