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Breast Care Centre

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Breast Care Centre

Source: Waikato District Health Board The Breast Care Centre is located on the Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus, Hamilton.  You can access by vehicle via Hague Road off Pembroke Street. Follow the signs to the Breast Care Centre, which is a one-storey white building on the right hand side. Campus map MIL OSI

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Consumer Council

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Consumer Council

Source: Waikato District Health Board Consumer Council Meeting – December 2018 This is the final Consumer Council meeting for 2018 and what a year it has been! The group have come a long way in 10 months and have raised their profile significantly in the organisation to a point now where they are consistently sought […]

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Memory Service

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Memory Service

Source: Waikato District Health Board Memory Service The Memory Service is a non-acute specialist diagnostic, treatment and support service for adults experiencing complex and unexplained progressive changes in their cognition such as memory. The team includes Psychogeriatricians, Clinical psychologists, Occupational Therapists, a Community Mental Health Nurse and a Social Worker. We offer? Expert clinical diagnosis […]

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Meningococcal disease

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Meningococcal disease

Source: Waikato District Health Board Meningococcal disease in the Waikato It is important to understand what meningococcal disease / meningitis is and know the signs and symptoms. Meningococcal disease can lead to serious infections including meningitis (inflammation of the brain membranes) and septicaemia (blood poisoning). Common symptoms of meningococcal disease include sudden fever, a high […]

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Te Kuiti Maternity Resource Centre

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Te Kuiti Maternity Resource Centre

Source: Waikato District Health Board The Maternity Resource Centre supports women during their pregnancy, after baby is born and beyond to access a range of community resources and social services to improve their health with a strong focus on the wellbeing of the mums, babies and young children. Services and information available include: A room […]

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Sexual Health

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Sexual Health

Source: Waikato District Health Board Sexual Health Hamilton Sexual Health is a free-to-all and confidential specialist service for people living in the Waikato. We provide clinical management of STIs and HIV and are committed to ensuring people can access gender-affirming care. We have close links with Waikato Hospital’s infectious disease team around the management of […]

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Thames Family Health Team

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Thames Family Health Team

Source: Waikato District Health Board Thames Family Health Team Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, district nurses, social workers, dietitians and public health nurses work in the community and provide services on referral from GPs, hospital and other health care providers. They are part of the Community and Southern Rural Health services, but managed on a geographical basis.  […]

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Hospital strikes

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Hospital strikes

Source: Waikato District Health Board Junior doctor’s strike The union representing junior doctors nationwide, has indicated its members will be going on strike on the following days 8am on Tuesday 26 February until 8am on Thursday 28 February Junior doctors are a vital part of the healthcare team at Waikato Hospital and this strike will […]

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CEO expenses

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on CEO expenses

Source: Waikato District Health Board Disclosure of chief executive expenses Chief executives of public service departments and statutory crown entities regularly disclose their expenses to provide transparency and accountability for their discretionary expenditure. The disclosures make transparent the standards of probity and financial prudence and provide public assurance about the propriety of the expenditure. This […]

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Thames Birthing Unit welcomes new caseload midwives

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24/7 News, All news, AM-NC, Babies, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, Midwifery, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Hospital, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Women's Health  /  Comments Off on Thames Birthing Unit welcomes new caseload midwives

Source: Waikato District Health Board Photo: New caseload midwives for Thames Coromandel (from left) Madeline Stewart, Gaenor Hunter, Madison Fredheim, and Johanna Hodson. Thames Birthing Unit has welcomed four new midwives into the area to help with the midwifery shortage that women and their families have been facing over the last few years in the […]

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Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non urgent surgery

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  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 Junior doctors’ strike affects clinics and non urgent surgery

Source: Waikato District Health Board Waikato DHB is postponing and rescheduling a number of outpatient clinics, mental health clinics and non-urgent surgery due to a nationwide junior doctors strike taking place from 7am on Tuesday 15 January until 7am on Thursday 17 January. The DHB is rescheduling around 1,300 outpatient appointments and 165 inpatient treatments […]

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CALD Waikato workshops

By   /  December 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on CALD Waikato workshops

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CALD Waikato workshops CALD refers to culturally and linguistically diverse groups who are migrants and refugees from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African backgrounds. These courses provide learners with insight and understanding of cultural dimensions, how different cultures respond to health related situations, different health […]

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Patient advocates

By   /  December 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Patient advocates

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Patient advocates The Health Consumer Service is a group of trained, professional and approachable people who provide a free and confidential service for consumers who are concerned about the health care service they have received, feel they may need to make a medical complaint, or are […]

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Increase in Campylobacter infection across Waikato

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, About Us, AM-NC, Campylobacter, DJF, Health, Health alerts, KB, KB, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Increase in Campylobacter infection across Waikato

Source: Waikato District Health Board In recent weeks the Waikato region has seen more cases of Campylobacter infection than normal. No single cause for this increase has been identified; however there are some common risk factors for getting the disease: Drinking untreated water Contact with livestock Drinking raw milk Eating undercooked meat – particularly chicken […]

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Positive ripples still coming from Pebbles

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, All news, Allied Health, AM-NC, DJF, Features, Health, KB, KB, leadership, Learning and Research, Midwifery, nursing, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Positive ripples still coming from Pebbles

Source: Waikato District Health Board Photo: 2018 Pebbles programme graduates gather at Waikato DHB’s Bryant Education Centre for the last day of the course when they present their change projects to colleagues and managers.Back: Rajesh Raveendran, Lynda Holtom, Felicity Macinnes, Maree Daw, Catharine Dick, Elise Hunt, Melissa Casey, Godhelp Nyashanu. Front: Samantha McGaw, Suzie Gardner […]

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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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Meningococcal disease information for the public of the Waikato District

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, About Us, All news, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health alerts, KB, KB, Meningitis, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Meningococcal disease information for the public of the Waikato District

Source: Waikato District Health Board Northland DHB currently has a targeted meningococcal vaccination programme underway after an outbreak of meningococcal disease (type W). They are offering vaccination to children under 5 and to those aged 13 to under 20 years old. These are the groups that are most at risk from the disease, and those […]

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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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Showcasing our medical scientists

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Showcasing our medical scientists

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Showcasing our medical scientists The Kudos are New Zealand’s only regional science excellence awards, established in 2007 by the Kudos Science Trust (Hamilton Science Awards Trust). Each year, the Kudos Awards recognise top scientists from Hamilton and the Waikato region in a range of science categories. […]

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