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Increase in Campylobacter infection across Waikato

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, About Us, AM-NC, Campylobacter, DJF, Health, Health alerts, KB, KB, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Increase in Campylobacter infection across Waikato

Source: Waikato District Health Board In recent weeks the Waikato region has seen more cases of Campylobacter infection than normal. No single cause for this increase has been identified; however there are some common risk factors for getting the disease: Drinking untreated water Contact with livestock Drinking raw milk Eating undercooked meat – particularly chicken […]

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Meningococcal disease information for the public of the Waikato District

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, About Us, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health alerts, KB, KB, Meningitis, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Meningococcal disease information for the public of the Waikato District

Source: Waikato District Health Board Northland DHB currently has a targeted meningococcal vaccination programme underway after an outbreak of meningococcal disease (type W). They are offering vaccination to children under 5 and to those aged 13 to under 20 years old. These are the groups that are most at risk from the disease, and those […]

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Waikato DHB Annual Report published

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, About Us, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, KB, Press Release, Projects, Public Sector, Q&PS, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB Annual Report published

Source: Waikato District Health Board The opening of a new ward at Waikato Hospital, the revamp of maternity services in south Waikato, the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Iwi Maori Council, the creation of a Consumer Council, and the opening of a new warehouse and distribution centre are some of the highlights identified […]

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Commemorative korowai mark 150 years for Thames Hospital

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, About Us, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Hospital, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Commemorative korowai mark 150 years for Thames Hospital

Source: Waikato District Health Board Photo: At the unveiling – Left to right: Susan King, Alison Jackman, Millie Fraser, Jean Neshausen, Maata McManus, Wati Ngamane, and Maata’s sister Nora. Last week saw the unveiling of five framed korowai in Thames Hospital’s main corridor as a commemoration of present and past staff, all patients – young and […]

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