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START wins award for Outstanding Innovation at Health Round Table

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, Innovation, KB, KB, Older Persons, Patients and Visitors, Press Release, Public Sector, Recognition, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on START wins award for Outstanding Innovation at Health Round Table

Source: Waikato District Health Board Photo: CNM Raewyn Dean and some of the START team members proudly show off the HRT award certificate for outstanding innovation. For the second year in a row, Waikato DHB’s START (Supported Transfer and Accelerated Rehabilitation Team) has won an award for Outstanding Innovation at the Australasian Sub Acute Improvement […]

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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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Dr Paul Reeve wins Clyde Wade Award 2018

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, leadership, Press Release, Public Sector, Recognition, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Dr Paul Reeve wins Clyde Wade Award 2018

Source: Waikato District Health Board Waikato Hospital is a major teaching hospital in New Zealand with over 100 physicians, and of them there were 30 nominations for the 2018 Clyde Wade Award for excellence in clinical teaching in the Department of Medicine. This year’s award went to Dr Paul Reeve. “Medicine is not just a […]

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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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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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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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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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