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Hospital Emergency Department at capacity »

31/05/2017

Palmerston North Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) is at capacity and the hospital is full. ...continue »

Typhoid case confirmed »

23/05/2017

A patient in Palmerston North Hospital has been confirmed with typhoid....continue »

Wahakura as a model for Whānau Ora  »

22/05/2017

Wahakura are unique lovingly hand-woven sleep spaces for pepi made out of harakeke and using the tradition of rāranga. The wahakura is the first kaupapa Māori safe-sleeping device. ...continue »

Mixed results continue for MidCentral DHB in national health targets  »

22/05/2017

Over the 1 January to 31 March 2017 quarter, MidCentral District Health Board exceeded its target for improved access to elective surgery, showed an improvement in offering help for smokers to quit in primary care and sustained its performance for the ...continue »

Joint effort to prevent smoking »

16/05/2017

In May MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service, Te Ohu Auahi Mutunga (TOAM) Regional Stop Smoking Service, and Broadway Radiology in Palmerston North joined forces to help pregnant women quit smoking....continue »

Renal consumer focus meetings »

16/05/2017

MidCentral DHB is exploring the ways it is offering its renal services. ...continue »

Scammers using DHBs »

12/05/2017

A new variant on an old scam is currently swindling New Zealand businesses out of goods using forged District Health Board purchase orders. The NZ Police have warned this is a similar scam to one operating earlier this year, where scammers were sending ...continue »

MDHB showcases more than 30 health career choices at Sort It careers expo »

11/05/2017

There are a huge variety of different jobs at MidCentral District Health Board, in addition to doctors and nurses, and these will all again be highlighted at this year’s Sort It careers expo in Palmerston North this month....continue »

MidCentral District Health Board to Hold Public Forum at Start of Dannevirke Meeting »

11/05/2017

The MidCentral District Health Board is holding an open public forum in Dannevirke on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 from 10am to 11am at the start of its normal monthly board meeting....continue »

Eye care funding will cut waiting times »

10/05/2017

MidCentral DHB has secured $104,000 from the Ministry of Health to streamline its ophthalmology services....continue »

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