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The eyes have it in endoscopy

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, Learning and Research, nursing, Press Release, Public Sector, Recognition, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on The eyes have it in endoscopy

Source: Waikato District Health Board Photo: Paula Mason-Riseborough, endoscopy nurse at Waikato Hospital and recent winner of the NZ Society of Gastroenterology and NZ Gastroenterology Nurses College annual scientific meeting in Dunedin. Endoscopy nurses provide a second pair of eyes during medical scoping procedures. At the recent annual meeting of the New Zealand Society of […]

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Lyn Scott, first hospital-based nurse prescriber for Waikato DHB

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, jobs, KB, KB, Learning and Research, nursing, Press Release, Public Sector, Recognition, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Lyn Scott, first hospital-based nurse prescriber for Waikato DHB

Source: Waikato District Health Board Congratulations to Lyn Scott who has not only achieved registered nurse prescriber status (ophthalmology/eyes) recently, but did so with a high pass mark. She becomes Waikato DHB’s first hospital-based nurse prescriber. She can now prescribe, within certain conditions, a range of medications to patients at Waikato Hospital’s Eye Clinic where […]

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Former DHB nurse specialist wins European award

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, KB, Learning and Research, nursing, Press Release, Public Sector, Recognition, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Former DHB nurse specialist wins European award

Source: Waikato District Health Board Former Waikato District Health Board clinical nurse specialist Dr Simone Inkrot has received a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Nursing and Allied Professions Investigator Award at the ESC Congress in Munich. The prestigious award acknowledged the importance of her NZ Heart Foundation-funded research on the link between health professional empathy […]

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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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Cancer Kōrero booklet launched

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, Māori Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Cancer Kōrero booklet launched

Source: Waikato District Health Board Lauren James, Aroha Morgan (rear) Ellyn Proffit, Lydia Rickard (rear), Shelley Campbell, Nina Scott (rear) Aroha Yates-Smith, Bubsie McFarlane (rear) Salend Kumar (rear), Sarah Harihari, Janette Ngaheu, Wayne Borell (rear) Lucia Moosa. The Midland Cancer Network region has the highest total Māori population in New Zealand. Māori are up to […]

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Nick Odom wins inaugural Waikato Excellence in Surgical Education Award

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  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, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Nick Odom wins inaugural Waikato Excellence in Surgical Education Award

Source: Waikato District Health Board The inaugural Waikato Excellence in Surgical Education Award was presented to cardiothoracic surgeon Nick Odom on Thursday . The new annual award recognises excellence in clinical teaching by Waikato surgeons, with the nominations and votes coming from house officers, registrars and surgical trainees. Odom has been a surgeon at Waikato […]

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Local Focus: HIV isn’t a death sentence, if detected soon enough

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, KB, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Local Focus: HIV isn’t a death sentence, if detected soon enough

Source: Waikato District Health Board By: Hunter Calder Warm and caring staff at Waikato DHB’s Hamilton Sexual Health Clinic Dr Jane Morgan and clinical nurse specialist Caroline Wharry talk about the process for screening HIV, debunk the myths and stigma wrongly associated with it and address how it is no longer the death sentence it use to be. […]

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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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Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, enter, enter film festival, enter film festivals, entry deadline, entry guidelines, Film festival, Film Festivals, Filmmaking, General News, New Zealand, short film, short film festival, short film festivals, short films, shorts, Show Me Shorts, Submit, submit to film festival  /  Comments Off on Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

MIL OSI – Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival – Release/Statement Headline: Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival Submissions are now open for the 13th edition of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival. Show Me Shorts 2018 will take place this Spring in more than 25 cinemas nationwide […]

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A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  2018, 24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, curriculum, Digital Skills Forum, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on A growing divide, but watch this tech space…

Auckland – The government is right to raise this concern that there is a growing digital divide, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says in response to a digital report released today. Muller, one of New Zealand’s leading tech experts, says the opportunities emerging from the rapid exponential growth of technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous vehicles […]

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