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New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s Improve your fitness. Increase your strength. Gain better balance. Have fun! That’s the mantra of community classes for older people run in Waikato under the “Strong & Stable” programme. It’s part of the […]

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Respiratory research

By   /  April 18, 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 Respiratory research

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Respiratory research The Respiratory research unit offers a wide variety of research trials varying from local collaborative projects to global studies. We participate in clinical trials ranging from phase I through to phase IV.  All of our studies have received appropriate local regulatory and ethical approval […]

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Population and Public Health

By   /  April 18, 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 Population and Public Health

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Population and Public Health Population and Public Health Waikato DHB’s Population Health service includes: Health Protection Health Improvement The service is part of Waikato DHB’s Community and Clinical Support directorate. The service also produces health profiles and position statements which inform Waikato DHB activities. These can […]

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Key publications and policies

By   /  April 18, 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 Key publications and policies

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Key publications and policies Key publications are strategies, plans (including Waikato DHB annual plan), reports (including Waikato DHB annual report, annual quality account, serious adverse events and maternity annual report), our DHB position statements of a range of public health issues, Waikato DHB policies of public […]

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Influenza in the Waikato

By   /  April 18, 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 Influenza in the Waikato

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Influenza in the Waikato The Northern Hemisphere has been hit hard with influenza this year and experts are predicting that the same strain of influenza will come to New Zealand. Our advice to people in the Waikato is to get vaccinated as soon as vaccines become […]

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SmartHealth

By   /  April 18, 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 SmartHealth

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SmartHealth Waikato DHB SmartHealth online doctor service, using the HealthTap app, finishes on 30 April following its two year trial. Waikato DHB SmartHealth online doctor service, using the HealthTap app, finishes on 30 April following its two year trial. If you are currently using the HealthTap […]

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Waikato DHB stops its SmartHealth online doctor service.

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, HealthTap, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB stops its SmartHealth online doctor service.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB stops its SmartHealth online doctor service. Waikato DHB is stopping its SmartHealth online doctor service at the end of April following its two year trial. The service is provided through HealthTap, a US-based technology provider. The DHB’s contract with HealthTap comes to […]

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New DHB trial welcomes Dougie and Daphne to the team

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Virtual Care, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New DHB trial welcomes Dougie and Daphne to the team

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New DHB trial welcomes Dougie and Daphne to the team Thames Hospital has New Zealand’s first-of-its-kind clinical robot on trial. Read Newshubs article ‘Robot doctors’ being trialled in Waikato, Thames. Dougie and Daphne aren’t your typical Waikato DHB staff members. The new duo recently […]

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Notifiable and communicable diseases

By   /  March 28, 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 Notifiable and communicable diseases

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Notifiable and communicable diseases Medical officers of health and health protection officers are responsible for receiving, investigating and responding to notifiable diseases and outbreaks in the community. Our aim is to reduce future occurrences of infectious disease. Notifiable diseases include: enteric (intestinal or gut) diseases such […]

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Wintec students award Thames Hospital as the best placement in Waikato

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Hospital, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, wintec  /  Comments Off on Wintec students award Thames Hospital as the best placement in Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Wintec students award Thames Hospital as the best placement in Waikato Wintec’s student choice award for Best Clinical Placement went to Thames Hospital, and Waikato DHB couldn’t be more thrilled for Thames. “Thames Hospital is beyond excited to receive the award,” said Waikato DHB’s […]

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Medical student wins registrar research prize at cardiothoracic surgery conference

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Medical student wins registrar research prize at cardiothoracic surgery conference

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Medical student wins registrar research prize at cardiothoracic surgery conference Photo: Photo: (l-r) Adam El Gamel, clinical director Waikato Cardiothoracic Surgery, Navneet Singh, medical student, and David McCormack, cardiothoracic surgeon. For the first time in the 20-year history of the NZ National Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting, […]

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The Neonatal Trust fundraising efforts benefiting NICU babies at Waikato Hospital

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, NICU, Press Release, Public Sector, The Neonatal Trust, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on The Neonatal Trust fundraising efforts benefiting NICU babies at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: The Neonatal Trust fundraising efforts benefiting NICU babies at Waikato Hospital A big thank you from Waikato Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)  to the Waikato branch of The Neonatal Trust for their fundraising efforts of raising $4,500 for three tumble form chairs. “Thank […]

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Waikato DHB responds to SSC report

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Nigel Murray, Press Release, Public Sector, Sally Webb, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB responds to SSC report

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB responds to SSC report Waikato DHB has welcomed the State Services Commission report into unauthorised and unjustified spending by its former chief executive Dr Nigel Murray. You can read the report here  Acting chair Sally Webb said the report identified that Dr […]

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Nurse practitioner status for two more Waikato DHB nurses

By   /  March 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Nurse practitioner status for two more Waikato DHB nurses

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Nurse practitioner status for two more Waikato DHB nurses Photo: Louise Quinn (left) and Bronwyn Pester. Congratulations to our two new nurse practitioners – Bronwyn Pester in Pain Service, and Louise Quinn in Mental Health & Addictions. Achieving nurse practitioner (NP) status means they […]

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Dietitians celebrate profession by sharing the potential of food

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dietitians celebrate profession by sharing the potential of food

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dietitians celebrate profession by sharing the potential of food Photo: Dietitian Stacey McCoy sets up one of the food collection boxes at Waikato Hospital. Dietitians Day will be marked at Waikato District Health Board by a food collection for the Salvation Army, and a staff […]

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Advanced training in Community Child Health at Waikato DHB gets the tick for the next four years

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, accreditation, All news, Community Child Health, Dr Dave Graham, Features, Fellow, Health, paediatrics, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Advanced training in Community Child Health at Waikato DHB gets the tick for the next four years

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Advanced training in Community Child Health at Waikato DHB gets the tick for the next four years L-R:Clinical unit leader for Child Health – Dr Dave Graham, Dr Te Aro Moxon (Fellow), child and youth project manager Katherine Yuill Proctor, Dr Polly Atatoa-Carr and Dr […]

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Waikato PDRP programme gets big tick from Nursing Council

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato PDRP programme gets big tick from Nursing Council

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato PDRP programme gets big tick from Nursing Council Photo: PDRP team (from right): Suzie Gardner, Jill Safey, Faye Blossom, associate director Cheryl Atherfold, and Marian Partington. Waikato DHB’s Professional Development and Recognition Programme (PDRP) for nurses received a glowing report from the Nursing […]

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Centre of excellence for new post-heart surgery resuscitation training

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Centre of excellence for new post-heart surgery resuscitation training

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Centre of excellence for new post-heart surgery resuscitation training Photo: Waikato Hospital Critical Care nurse educators Mark Reynolds and Jackie Mailer Waikato Hospital is leading out New Zealand training in a totally new approach to post-heart surgery resuscitation. Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support training […]

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The Heart Trust Waikato Hospital Concert 24 March 2pm to 4pm

By   /  March 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, cardiology, Health, Heart Trust, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on The Heart Trust Waikato Hospital Concert 24 March 2pm to 4pm

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: The Heart Trust Waikato Hospital Concert 24 March 2pm to 4pm Hamilton operatic stars are gathering at Waikato Hospital to raise money for state of the art technology and equipment, in support of Cardiac Services at Waikato Hospital. Read Stuff’s story: Educational videos help […]

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Waikato DHB accepts HDC findings

By   /  March 4, 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 Waikato DHB accepts HDC findings

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waikato DHB accepts HDC findings Waikato District Health Board (DHB) has today accepted the findings of the Health and Disability Commissioner, which found the DHB was in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers Rights when it cared for Linda Barlow[i] on Sunday […]

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