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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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Waikato DHB Consumer Council meets with HQSC Partners in Care team

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Consumer Council, DJF, Health, KB, KB, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB Consumer Council meets with HQSC Partners in Care team

Source: Waikato District Health Board Over the past few weeks, the Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) Partners in Care team have met with some of the district health board consumer councils to talk about the commission’s consumer engagement work, and about the Atlas of Healthcare Variation and how consumer councils could access and use […]

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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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Maternity Quality and Safety Programme

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Maternity Quality and Safety Programme

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maternity Quality and Safety Programme Local maternity quality and safety programmes have been operating in each DHB since 2012 and have raised the profile of maternity quality and safety by establishing more effective governance structures, enhanced clinical leadership and better engagement with the sector and consumers. […]

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Clinical trials and research units

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Clinical trials and research units

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Clinical trials and research units The Waikato DHB has the goal of becoming an internationally recognised centre for research. It has a number of active clinical trials and research units based on Waikato Hospital campus including critical care research, respiratory and gastroenterology research, cardiology trials, trauma research, […]

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Rheumatic Rever resources

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Rheumatic Rever resources

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Rheumatic Rever resources Sore throat rapid response services in the Waikato – Waikato District Health Board is working with communities to provide free sore throat rapid response services to eligible children and their households across the Waikato, to identify and treat Group A Streptococcal (GAS) throat infections […]

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Hapū Wānanga

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Hapū Wānanga

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Hapū Wānanga We are now fully booked for Hapū Wānanga for 2018, please check again in October for 2019 dates. A FREE kaupapa Māori labour, birth and parenting programme designed for young pregnant women and their families/whānau in the Waikato — MIL OSI

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Thames Hospital history

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Thames Hospital history

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Thames Hospital history In November 2018 Thames Hospital celebrates 150 years since its opening in 1868. Celebrations include a programme of events from Friday 2 November to Sunday 4 November (registration required), and a series of lectures that feature how the hospital has developed its patient […]

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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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Respiratory research

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Respiratory research

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Respiratory research The Respiratory research unit offers a wide variety of research trials varying from local collaborative projects to global studies. We participate in clinical trials ranging from phase I through to phase IV.  All of our studies have received appropriate local regulatory and ethical approval […]

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Population and Public Health

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Population and Public Health

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Population and Public Health Population and Public Health Waikato DHB’s Population Health service includes: Health Protection Health Improvement The service is part of Waikato DHB’s Community and Clinical Support directorate. The service also produces health profiles and position statements which inform Waikato DHB activities. These can […]

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Key publications and policies

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Key publications and policies

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Key publications and policies Key publications are strategies, plans (including Waikato DHB annual plan), reports (including Waikato DHB annual report, annual quality account, serious adverse events and maternity annual report), our DHB position statements of a range of public health issues, Waikato DHB policies of public […]

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Influenza in the Waikato

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Influenza in the Waikato

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Influenza in the Waikato The Northern Hemisphere has been hit hard with influenza this year and experts are predicting that the same strain of influenza will come to New Zealand. Our advice to people in the Waikato is to get vaccinated as soon as vaccines become […]

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SmartHealth

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SmartHealth Waikato DHB SmartHealth online doctor service, using the HealthTap app, finishes on 30 April following its two year trial. Waikato DHB SmartHealth online doctor service, using the HealthTap app, finishes on 30 April following its two year trial. If you are currently using the HealthTap […]

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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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