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Supporting breastfeeding mums with new pod at Waikato Hospital

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, breastfeeding, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Supporting breastfeeding mums with new pod at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Supporting breastfeeding mums with new pod at Waikato Hospital Photo: Lactation consultant Margaret Fletcher checks out the pod with Katie Hansen and her baby Tom. Waikato Hospital opened its first breastfeeding “pod” today in its Meade Clinical Centre. Breastfeeding Week 2017 – Waikato poster The […]

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For our whānau, for our community – building a system of care to reduce gout

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on For our whānau, for our community – building a system of care to reduce gout

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: For our whānau, for our community – building a system of care to reduce gout For our whānau, for our community – building a system of care to reduce gout 21 Aug 2017 | Primary Care Gout is an equity issue. The […]

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Ensuring a safety net of care after a heart attack

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ensuring a safety net of care after a heart attack

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ensuring a safety net of care after a heart attack Ensuring a safety net of care after a heart attack 21 Aug 2017 | Primary Care It takes a village to look after a patient following an acute coronary event and that’s […]

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Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley 21 Aug 2017 | Primary Care Hutt Union and Community Health Service (HUCHS) currently has 570 patients with diabetes. Over half of these people have HbA1c over 64mmol/mol indicating poor […]

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Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history Dunedin will get a new $1 billion plus hospital, in what will be the largest build of its type in New Zealand’s history, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. Dr Coleman made the announcement with Prime Minister […]

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Taumarunui celebrate over 1000 patients treated closer to home with Mobile Health

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Day sugery, Health, Mobile Health Solutions, Press Release, Public Sector, Taumarunui Hospital, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Taumarunui celebrate over 1000 patients treated closer to home with Mobile Health

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Taumarunui celebrate over 1000 patients treated closer to home with Mobile Health Mobile Health’s Surgical Bus and Taumarunui Hospital celebrated over 1000 patients being treated closer to residents’ homes today (18 August 2017). Waikato DHB rural hospitals’ manager Joanne Knight says: “Our community and […]

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Thames chemotherapy nurses lead the way

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Thames chemotherapy nurses lead the way

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Thames chemotherapy nurses lead the way From left to right: Thames chemotherapy nurses Fiona Sayer (nurse coordinator), Kathy McDowell, Sherin George and Deepa Sahadevan. Absent: Karen Atkins. The Thames Chemotherapy nurse team have all recently completed the Chemotherapy Certification through the online learning platform […]

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“What is behind each door?”

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Child Health, Health, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society  /  Comments Off on “What is behind each door?”

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Release/Statement Headline: “What is behind each door?” The first knock on a door opens a new story. Some families need support, some advice, some an encouraging voice, but all benefit from the community support Plunket provides. As part of our ongoing commitment to making sure the […]

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A reassuring connection

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, HealthTap, Homecare, Midland Renal Regional Centre, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on A reassuring connection

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: A reassuring connection One of the hardest things about becoming unwell is the uncertainty, a feeling Bill Hussey knows all too well after he was diagnosed with a serious kidney disorder in November 2015. “I was unsure of my condition and unsure of myself […]

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By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Canterbury District Health Board, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Chatham_health_wins

MIL OSI – Source: Canterbury District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Chatham_health_wins Chatham Island residents are receiving greater levels of health care, which is resulting in fewer residents leaving the island to enter long term residential care, fewer hospital stays and a significant reduction in emergency life flights. The Canterbury District Health Board took […]

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Virtual reality training and new teaching programme sees Waitemata doctor win award

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Virtual reality training and new teaching programme sees Waitemata doctor win award

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Virtual reality training and new teaching programme sees Waitemata doctor win award Virtual reality training and new teaching programme sees Waitemata doctor win award 18 Aug 2017 A forward-thinking approach to how our young doctors are trained is behind the latest Open […]

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ADE trigger tool results show medication-related harm is common in hospitals

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ADE trigger tool results show medication-related harm is common in hospitals

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ADE trigger tool results show medication-related harm is common in hospitals ADE trigger tool results show medication-related harm is common in hospitals 15 Aug 2017 | Medication Safety A paper published in the New Zealand Medical Journal describes a study to identify the extent […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 71 online now

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 71 online now

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 71 online now Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 71 online now 15 Aug 2017 In this issue (attached below): Quality and safety improvement Increasing sustainability in co-design projects National patient experience survey: Results […]

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$100m social investment mental health package

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on $100m social investment mental health package

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $100m social investment mental health package The Government has today announced details of the $100 million social investment fund for mental health, says Social Investment Minister Amy Adams and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. The $100 million fund will be invested in a package of 17 […]

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Midwives are superstars in referring women to quit smoking

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Midwives are superstars in referring women to quit smoking

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Midwives are superstars in referring women to quit smoking Photo: Waikato Hospital midwives Fiona Hermann and Dawn McHugh.  Fiona Hermann, Dawn McHugh (Waikato Hospital) and Christine McMillan (Tokoroa) are midwives who refer more pregnant women to quit smoking services than anyone else in the […]

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A Review of the National Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Quality Improvement Collaborative

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on A Review of the National Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Quality Improvement Collaborative

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: A Review of the National Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Quality Improvement Collaborative The National Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Quality Improvement Collaborative took place between November 2013 and March 2015. The 18 participating district health boards (DHBs) implemented ERAS principles […]

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Northland nurse recognised for consumer focus

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Northland nurse recognised for consumer focus

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Northland nurse recognised for consumer focus A forward-thinking approach to how our young doctors are trained is behind the latest Open for leadership award. Health Quality & Safety Commission chief executive Dr Janice Wilson presented the award to Northland DHB registered nurse […]

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Surgical patients back on their feet faster

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Surgical patients back on their feet faster

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Surgical patients back on their feet faster Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a programme designed to improve recovery after hip and knee surgery is helping patients get home faster. “Each year over 11,000 hip and knee operations are carried out in our hospitals, 30 per […]

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Public health managing seasonal increase of meningococcal disease > ARPHS

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public health managing seasonal increase of meningococcal disease > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Public health managing seasonal increase of meningococcal disease > ARPHS Public health typically observes a seasonal increase of meningococcal disease from June to September each year and is currently managing new cases. “Meningococcal disease is a serious and sometimes fatal disease.  It is […]

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New hospital ward, new charge nurse manager Sarah-Mae Glover

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Older Persons and Rehabilitation, OPR5, Press Release, Public Sector, Sarah-Mae Glover, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on New hospital ward, new charge nurse manager Sarah-Mae Glover

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New hospital ward, new charge nurse manager Sarah-Mae Glover Behind the opening of any new physical space for patient care are the staff that will make the care happen, so here we introduce one of the leaders of the new hospital ward Sarah-Mae Glover. […]

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