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Answers were in my heart, says HCA graduate

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, Learning and Research, Press Release, Public Sector, Recognition, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Answers were in my heart, says HCA graduate

Source: Waikato District Health Board Photo: Waikato Hospital HCA Fa’ati (Fiona) Nandan with her graduation certificate and her award for commitment to learning and development. An initial reluctance to start studying again was transformed when Sue Fender realised that “a lot of the answers were in my heart. We do it all the time.” Sue […]

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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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Maata McManus receives Commonwealth Points of Light award

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, Māori Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Recognition, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Maata McManus receives Commonwealth Points of Light award

Source: Waikato District Health Board Photo: Maata McManus was presented with her Commonwealth Points of Light award in October by Laura Clarke, UK High Commissioner in New Zealand Waikato DHB kaitiaki Maata McManus is recognised by a Commonwealth Points of Light award for her outstanding work as a volunteer who uses the Māori art of […]

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Innovation leadership award for Waikato DHB chief

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, award, Derek Wright, DJF, eHealth, Health, KB, KB, Mental Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Innovation leadership award for Waikato DHB chief

Source: Waikato District Health Board Waikato DHB interim chief executive Derek Wright has been awarded the 2018 Leadership in eHealth NZ award. The annual award recognises forward-thinking management, innovation and implementation in New Zealand’s eHealth arena. Candidates were nominated by industry based on their outstanding contribution to eHealth – the use of information and communications […]

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Special delivery of premature twin simulators to NICU

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, NICU, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Special delivery of premature twin simulators to NICU

Source: Waikato District Health Board L-R: Neonatal nurse practitioner Anja Hale and charge nurse manager Chantelle Hill and chairperson The Neonatal Trust (Waikato) Regina Marias The lives of premature babies, some as small as 500grams are being saved with the help of premature baby simulators. Premature Anne twin baby manikins were recently donated to Waikato […]

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Respiratory Research team builds knowledge of heart and lung interaction

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, KB, Press Release, Public Sector, Research, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Respiratory Research team builds knowledge of heart and lung interaction

Source: Waikato District Health Board Waikato Hospital’s Respiratory Research team. Left to right: Gail Ritchie (administration) Sandra Hopping (study coordinator), Dr Hollie Ellis (registrar), Chris Tuffery (study coordinator), Dr Cat Chang (principal investigator). Absent: Dr Miriam Bennett (Research Fellow) Waikato Hospital’s Respiratory Research team is small in global terms but punches well above its weight […]

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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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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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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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New premises for Waikato District Health Board services

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Sally Webb, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New premises for Waikato District Health Board services

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New premises for Waikato District Health Board services Waikato DHB celebrated the opening of a brand new facility in Gallagher Drive, Hamilton last week (22 February). It is the new home for a range of services, including a purpose built warehouse and distribution facility […]

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