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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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GPs to boost iron in the community

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Anemia, Health, Iron, PHO, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato DHB Pharmacy, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on GPs to boost iron in the community

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: GPs to boost iron in the community Betty Clark, first patient to receive an iron infusion at Hauraki Plains Health Centre Ngatea, instead of Thames Hospital with Registered Nurse Lydia Farley. Partnership and teamwork between community healthcare services and Waikato DHB has seen another […]

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Long locks to be lost for cancer

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Cancer, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital Oncology  /  Comments Off on Long locks to be lost for cancer

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Long locks to be lost for cancer “I love my job, but I don’t love cancer – take my job away any day if it could cure cancer” says Waikato DHB’s ward M5 – haematology and oncology registered Nurse Hannah Shearman. Gill Archer and Hannah […]

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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 consults on maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB consults on maternity services in South Waikato and King Country

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB consults on maternity services in South Waikato and King Country The Waikato DHB is reviewing maternity services in Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui, to ensure that women and their whanau in the region can have a healthy birth and as healthy a […]

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Waikato nurse wins emerging leader award

Published By   /  February 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HSQC, Minister of Health, Minister Peter Dunne, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Waikato nurse wins emerging leader award

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato nurse wins emerging leader award                                                     L-R Minister Peter Dunne, Shane Werner, DHB board member Clyde Wade and […]

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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 Hospital works to improve patient flow through its busy Emergency Department

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Emergency Department, Health, Patient Flow, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Waikato Hospital works to improve patient flow through its busy Emergency Department

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato Hospital works to improve patient flow through its busy Emergency Department Huge demands on Waikato Hospital’s busy Emergency Department has led the Waikato DHB to introduce an overflow bed policy to help move patients out of ED and improve patient safety. The number […]

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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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Christmas and holiday season putting heat on Waikato Hospital and Emergency Department

Published By   /  December 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, Emergency Department, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Christmas and holiday season putting heat on Waikato Hospital and Emergency Department

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Christmas and holiday season putting heat on Waikato Hospital and Emergency Department Waikato DHB’s chief executive Dr Nigel Murray urges people to sign up to SmartHealth to help relieve pressure on the Emergency Department. “Waikato Hospital and the Emergency Department are extremely busy with […]

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Block built ambulances more than a fun toy for kids in hospital

Published By   /  December 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Play Specialists, Press Release, Public Sector, St John, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikids  /  Comments Off on Block built ambulances more than a fun toy for kids in hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Block built ambulances more than a fun toy for kids in hospital Photo (l to r): Waikato Hospital play specialists Lisa Pearson and Meenu Wadhwa with St John staff Lisa Marshall and Jeanette Horan, Brendan Foreman (ASB), Adrian Gavin (St John), and Coralie Smith […]

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‘Mates before crates’ message inspires taking care of each other over summer

Published By   /  December 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Youth Intact, YouthAOD  /  Comments Off on ‘Mates before crates’ message inspires taking care of each other over summer

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Mates before crates’ message inspires taking care of each other over summer Caption: Turaukawa, left, created the slogan “Mates Before Crates” to support the Safer Coromandel campaign and alongside long-time “mate” and campaign supporter Zane Moretti, they remind people to keep everyone around them […]

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