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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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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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Wendy Dodunski receives Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Dietitics, Food and Nutrition, Health, Health and wellbeing, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Wendy Dodunski receives Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Wendy Dodunski receives Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics Wendy Dodunski, manager of nutrition and food services at Waikato DHB was awarded Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics from Dietitians New Zealand. Dietitian New Zealand is the professional association for registered dietitians with around 600 members. Every year […]

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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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Waikato DHB response to new School of Rural Medicine announcement

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Rural services, University of Waikato, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Medical School  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB response to new School of Rural Medicine announcement

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB response to new School of Rural Medicine announcement Bob Simcock, Chair of Waikato District Health Board has responded to today’s government announcement of a new School of Rural Medicine to be established. He said: “The Waikato DHB is pleased to see that […]

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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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Taumarunui celebrate over 1000 patients treated closer to home with Mobile Health

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Day sugery, Health, Mobile Health Solutions, Press Release, Public Sector, Taumarunui Hospital, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Taumarunui celebrate over 1000 patients treated closer to home with Mobile Health

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Taumarunui celebrate over 1000 patients treated closer to home with Mobile Health Mobile Health’s Surgical Bus and Taumarunui Hospital celebrated over 1000 patients being treated closer to residents’ homes today (18 August 2017). Waikato DHB rural hospitals’ manager Joanne Knight says: “Our community and […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Waikato DHB wants to listen, learn and act on their patient complaints

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Complaints, Health, patient safety, Press Release, Public Sector, quality, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB wants to listen, learn and act on their patient complaints

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB wants to listen, learn and act on their patient complaints Waikato District Health Board recognises it is very important that the right of the consumer to make a complaint is understood, respected, and upheld. “All feedback from patients and their families, including […]

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Waikato DHB plans for incease in demand for surgery

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Elective surgery, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB plans for incease in demand for surgery

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB plans for incease in demand for surgery Waikato DHB is increasing the amount of elective surgery it is outsourcing to other providers as it ramps up the number of operations it carries out to meet increasing patient demand. The DHB is issuing […]

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Good luck to our very own rowing Master Veronique Gibbons

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 launches SmartHealth SOS in response to cyclone

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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New Maternity Day Assessment service opens

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

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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