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What happens when a dinosaur needs Waikids?

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, kids safety, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital, Waikids  /  Comments Off on What happens when a dinosaur needs Waikids?

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: What happens when a dinosaur needs Waikids? No matter your age, gender or if you’re a dinosaur called Safetysaurus, coming to hospital can be quite scary, especially if you’re a kid. So the team at Waikids’ Waikato Hospital rallied together to make a fun […]

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Latest issue of Waikato Health News

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Latest issue of Waikato Health News

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Latest issue of Waikato Health News The winter edition of Waikato District Health Board’s magazine Waikato Health News is out now, and covers everything from the Heart Foundation’s Journeys website, to surgical manikins, a mental health rehabilitation programme, photos from Fieldays, winter seasonal advice, […]

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Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, NZ Institute of Rural Health, Press Release, Public Sector, rural health, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital Every year a number of rural Waikato Year 13 students interested in medicine get a taste of the real world at Waikato Hospital in a one day workshop.[embedded content] Every year a number of […]

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SmartHealth highlights the benefits of being mobile

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HealthTap, Mental Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Virtual Care, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth highlights the benefits of being mobile

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: SmartHealth highlights the benefits of being mobile Dana Nash – Photo credit The Mercury Bay Informer When tropical Cyclone Cook loomed in April 2017, schools and roads were closed and the Coromandel Peninsula was declared to be in a state of emergency. Community mental […]

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Dry July brings support to Waikato cancer patients

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dry July brings support to Waikato cancer patients

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dry July brings support to Waikato cancer patients Photo: The sky ceiling in the “Green” treatment room at Waikato Hospital, thanks to funding from Dry July NZ Trust. The Oncology team at Waikato Hospital are thankful for Dry July – not because they are […]

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

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

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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Two Waikato DHB health professionals win awards for clinical education

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Centre of Excellence, Health, Jobs Learning Research, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Two Waikato DHB health professionals win awards for clinical education

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Two Waikato DHB health professionals win awards for clinical education Dr Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist and Associate Professor University of Auckland’s Faculty of Medical and Health Science has announced its 2017 teaching awards, including Dennis Pickup Education Awards for Clinical Education to Waikato DHB’s Dr […]

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Live, laugh, share – celebrating Waikato DHB’s volunteers

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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Waikato DHB celebrates success of new service helping people back to work

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Barbara Garbutt, Health, MSD, Press Release, Public Sector, REACH, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB celebrates success of new service helping people back to work

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB celebrates success of new service helping people back to work An initiative helping unemployed people overcome their challenging health issues and return to work is going from strength to strength a year after it was launched as a pilot programme. The programme, […]

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Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Research, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB welcomes $3 million plus in grants for important Waikato health research projects Photo: Prof Ross Lawrenson Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is proud that three research projects it has strong links with are recipients of major grants from the last Health Research […]

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Healthcare on the deck

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, tonsillitis, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Healthcare on the deck

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Healthcare on the deck Kaitlyn Thompson had just moved away from home to take up a new job. Unfortunately, in her first week of work a sore throat struck – one that wouldn’t go away and only seemed to get worse. By Thursday night […]

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Health + Fieldays = Waikato Health Hub

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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Waikato DHB teams up with Healthline to increase access to healthcare for patients after hours

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Damian Tomic, Health, Healthline, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB teams up with Healthline to increase access to healthcare for patients after hours

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB teams up with Healthline to increase access to healthcare for patients after hours Healthline is supporting the Waikato DHB’s SmartHealth online doctor service to expand the support it offers patients. When someone from the Waikato DHB catchment area calls the nurse-led Healthline […]

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Partnering with Wintec for midwifery and nursing workshops

By   /  May 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Partnering with Wintec for midwifery and nursing workshops

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Partnering with Wintec for midwifery and nursing workshops Wintec has partnered with Waikato DHB to host clinical assessment workshops for local nurses and midwives, with the third such workshop held at Wintec today and attended by 180 participants. In the past, a much smaller […]

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Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB

By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Budget 2017, Government funding, Health, Ministry of Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health 26 May 2017 Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new funding for Waikato DHB in Budget 2017 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level. Waikato DHB will receive an extra […]

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Board approves changes to maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Lead Maternity Carers, LMC, maternity, Press Release, primary birthing, Public Sector, Te Kuiti, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Board approves changes to maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Board approves changes to maternity services in South Waikato and King Country Maternity services run by Waikato District Health Board in Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui will be delivered in a different way, the board confirmed at its monthly meeting today (Wednesday). The board […]

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Waking up to sleep issues – Merrhis Majurey

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

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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Blood pressure’s no sweat from home with SmartHealth

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Bay of Plenty, Health, HealthTap, Homecare, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Blood pressure’s no sweat from home with SmartHealth

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Blood pressure’s no sweat from home with SmartHealth Andrew uploading his readings to SmartHealth Andrew White (39) from Tauranga was travelling once a week to Waikato Hospital to see a specialist after his transplant surgery. Now using his iPhone and the blood pressure cuff […]

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