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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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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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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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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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