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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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Healthcare on the deck

Published 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

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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Budget 2017: $42m extra for Waikato DHB

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

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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