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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 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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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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Tokoroa Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, diabetes, Health, Optometrists, Paterson Burn, Press Release, Public Sector, Tokoroa, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Tokoroa Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Tokoroa Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings The Waikato District Health Board and Paterson Burn Optometrists have begun a one year trial initiative in Tokoroa to provide screening for diabetes-related retinal (eye) disease by community based optometrists. The intent of the intitiative is to provide more convenience […]

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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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Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Dermatology, Dr Amanda Oakley, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, TechSoup, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award Waikato DHB’s dermatologist Dr Amanda Oakley took out best Google Technology Service in the New Zealand Charities Lifetime Service Award sector. The New Zealand Charities Technology Awards, hosted by TechSoup, brought together over 90 guests […]

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New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, University of Waikato, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Medical School  /  Comments Off on New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis New Zealand’s health workforce crisis cannot be solved through the creation of the proposed new national School of Rural Health says University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley. The idea […]

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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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SmartHealth – Gift of time following gift of life

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HealthTap, nzfamily, nzhealth, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth – Gift of time following gift of life

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: SmartHealth – Gift of time following gift of life Frankie and her seven year old daughter Lexi When you’re sick, things can get pretty complicated, but Waikato DHB’s SmartHealth is alleviating some of life’s pressures for Frankie Egglestone, a 29 year old single mother […]

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Waikato DHB makes good progress on new healthy kids target

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Healthy kids, Jonathan Coleman, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB makes good progress on new healthy kids target

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB makes good progress on new healthy kids target Media Statement – Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show Waikato DHB has made good progress on the raising healthy kids target. “The […]

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Waikato DHB concludes review into the death of Nicky Stevens

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre, Mental Health, Nicky Stevens, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB concludes review into the death of Nicky Stevens

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB concludes review into the death of Nicky Stevens Waikato District Health Board has concluded the review it commissioned into the death of Nicky Stevens who died after failing to return from unescorted leave from the DHB’s mental health inpatient facility Henry Rongomau […]

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Families request for privacy on Ross Bremner review

Published By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Mental Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Ross Bremner, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Families request for privacy on Ross Bremner review

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Families request for privacy on Ross Bremner review Waikato District Health Board has completed its serious event review into the DHB’s care of Ross Bremner ahead of the tragic events that occurred in October. We have not yet met all the families of Mr […]

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Big Day In highlights new horizons in dental health care

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Big Day In, Health, Oral Health, population health, Press Release, Public Sector, Tooth decay, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Big Day In highlights new horizons in dental health care

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Big Day In highlights new horizons in dental health care It was a glimpse into the new future of dentistry which is moving away from conventional materials and techniques of treating kids tooth decay. New bioactive and glass ionomer cement were hot topics at […]

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Waikato DHB tackles Rheumatic Heart disease thanks to Spark

Published By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, district nurses, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, rheumatic fever, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB tackles Rheumatic Heart disease thanks to Spark

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB tackles Rheumatic Heart disease thanks to Spark Waikato DHB has joined forces with telecommunications firm Spark to trial a new way of helping young people with rheumatic fever to receive their vital medication called ‘Top up 4 yr top ups’. The trial, […]

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Free access to DynaMed for Waikato healthcare professionals

Published By   /  January 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Clinical learning, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Library  /  Comments Off on Free access to DynaMed for Waikato healthcare professionals

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Free access to DynaMed for Waikato healthcare professionals All health professionals in the Waikato now have free online access to the clinical reference tool DynaMed, thanks to the Waikato District Health Board. The tool, created by doctors, gives doctors and other health professionals clinically-organised […]

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Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non-emergency surgery

Published By   /  January 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, doctors strike, Features, Health, junior doctors strike, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non-emergency surgery

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non-emergency surgery Waikato DHB has been forced to postpone and reschedule a number of outpatient clinics, mental health clinics and non-emergency surgery due to a junior doctors strike taking place from 7am on Tuesday 17 January to 8am […]

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Clyde Wade Award 2016

Published By   /  December 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Clinical excellence, Clyde Wade, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Medical School  /  Comments Off on Clyde Wade Award 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Clyde Wade Award 2016 L-R (Back to front) Dr Wayne de Beer, Dr Raewyn Fisher, Dr Peter Sizeland, Dr Graham Mills, Dr Kannaiyan Rabindranath, Dr Richard Shepherd, Dr Alan Doube, Dr Paul Reeve, Dr Jonathan Christiansen, Dr Clyde Wade, Dr Zaheerodin Bhikoo, Dr Eddie […]

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Together we can because of volunteers

Published By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Volunteers, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Together we can because of volunteers

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Together we can because of volunteers A large group of Waikato volunteers gathered at The Link Community Centre, Hamilton on 5 December in recognition of International Volunteers day and for Waikato DHB to say thank you and celebrate their vital role in our healthcare […]

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