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Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife.

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Coromandel, Health, LMC, Midwives, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Birthing Unit, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife. A shortage of Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs) in the Coromandel area has led Waikato DHB to urge pregnant women in the area to contact the Birthing Unit at […]

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Aloha Hapū Wānanga

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Hāpu Wānanga, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Women and Children  /  Comments Off on Aloha Hapū Wānanga

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Aloha Hapū Wānanga L/R: Momi from Hawaii with manager Kelly Spriggs from Hāpu Wānanga Waikato DHB’s Hapū Wānaga, a birthing programme for expectant mums, is spreading across the Pacific with interest to improve indigenous health in Hawaii. The fresh and fun kaupapa Māori programme […]

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Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, accreditation, All news, Health, junior doctors, Press Release, Public Sector, RANZCOG, registrar, Tanya Maloney, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Women's Health  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health Waikato DHB is being reaccredited for training registrars (also known as junior doctors) in its Women’s Health service, subject to formal ratification by the board of the Royal Australian and NZ College of […]

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Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information.

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Damian Tomic, GP, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information. Health workers in the Waikato DHB region are now just one click away from patient health information held in the general practice or hospital systems. Hospital doctors […]

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Waikato DHB launches new Consumer Council

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Consumer Council, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB launches new Consumer Council

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB launches new Consumer Council Waikato DHB launched its new Consumer Council at a powhiri last week to enable the Waikato people to have more of a say into how their health service is run. The Consumer Council will work in partnership with […]

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Waikato DHB Board approves deficit budget forecast

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Budget, deficit, Derek Wright, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB Board approves deficit budget forecast

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB Board approves deficit budget forecast Waikato DHB is forecasting a budget deficit of $21.8m, this is $11.8m unfavourable against its budget for the full financial year. This is due to increased cost pressure to provide services for growth in population, a rise […]

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Library

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Library

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Library Visit the library to find medical books and journals available for loan, plus onsite access to e-resources using the library computers. Some off-site access is available: CatalogueView the library catalogue to find books. Login to renew your loans, reserve and request books.Not registered? Register to […]

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For Health Professionals

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on For Health Professionals

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: For Health Professionals SmartHealth Support information for health care professionals using SmartHealth and HealthTap.  Map of Medicine Access to locally customised pathways, centrally controlled referral forms and clinical information. For GPs Includes the GP Liaison Primary Care Newsletter and contact information for the GP Liaison team.  […]

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Strategy and Funding

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Strategy and Funding

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Strategy and Funding The role of Strategy and Funding is to assess the health needs of the population and develop strategies on how to meet those needs, allocate available funds to purchase services that align with the strategy, and manage the relationships and contracts with service […]

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Corporate and performance support

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Corporate and performance support

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Corporate and performance support Corporate, infrastructure and performance support services Waikato DHB is a large organisation, with more than 6500 employees, many complex facilities and health services distributed over a wide geographical area, and managing funding of about $1.3 billion. To support the organisation and its […]

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Suicide prevention

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Suicide prevention

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Suicide prevention Our position is that one suicide is one too many. Everyone has a role in preventing suicide. The Waikato DHB aims to reduce suicide and deliberate self-harm and strengthen mental health and wellbeing in the Waikato to make a positive difference in people’s lives. […]

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Māori consultation

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Māori consultation

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Māori consultation The Māori Health Service – Te Puna Oranga of the Waikato DHB is responsible for providing Māori consultation for researchers. The research committee considers the following issues to be important when undertaking research involving or regarding Māori: the values and tikanga inherent in whānau, […]

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Mental Health and Addictions

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Mental Health and Addictions

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mental Health and Addictions Mental Health and Addictions Mental Health & Addictions provides mental health and addictions services to the population of the Waikato District Health Board and regional forensic services to the Waikato, Lakes, Taranaki and Bay of Plenty district health boards. Mental health services […]

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For healthcare support staff

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on For healthcare support staff

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: For healthcare support staff Our team is here to support and encourage you. Marian PartingtonNurse Co-ordinator, Professional Development Unit One of my responsibilities is to co-ordinate the Health Care Support Development team.  The team provides education for health care assistants, psychiatric assistants, rehabilitation assistants and attendants […]

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Helplines

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Helplines

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Helplines Below is a list of some of the services available in New Zealand that offer support, information and help. All services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, unless otherwise specified. In an emergency If you feel someone is at risk of […]

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Energy savings programme reaps rewards

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Energy saving, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Energy savings programme reaps rewards

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Energy savings programme reaps rewards Thanks to an energy savings programme, Waikato DHB has cut its energy use on the Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus site by almost nine percent over three years from July 2014 to June 2017. That is a saving worth about […]

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Is two years of age too late to check for tooth decay?

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Community Oral Health, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Is two years of age too late to check for tooth decay?

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Is two years of age too late to check for tooth decay? Ground-breaking research testing baby’s saliva in the first 12 months of a life could show if a child will develop tooth decay or not. Over 300 oral health experts heard first-hand about […]

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Stop smoking for free as the cost goes up in smokes

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, smokefree, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Stop smoking for free as the cost goes up in smokes

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Stop smoking for free as the cost goes up in smokes Every year thousands of kiwis’ summer includes journeys to the beach, families and feasting, and of course the time-honoured tradition of New Year’s resolutions with stopping smoking consistently at the top of this […]

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Simulation exercise prepares Waikato DHB for real civil emergencies

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, emergency management, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Simulation exercise prepares Waikato DHB for real civil emergencies

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Simulation exercise prepares Waikato DHB for real civil emergencies Whether the event is fire, flood or earthquake or a major accident with mass casualties, being prepared is the key to any emergency response. For Waikato District Health Board emergency management and response planning is […]

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NICU baby Oliver and parents thank staff with a gift of $21,500

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, NICU, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikids  /  Comments Off on NICU baby Oliver and parents thank staff with a gift of $21,500

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: NICU baby Oliver and parents thank staff with a gift of $21,500 A family’s desire to thank some of Waikato DHB’s nurses and doctors has resulted in a massive $21,500 raised for  Waikato Hospital’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Rebecca, Oliver and William with […]

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