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MidCentral DHB staff support pyjama drive  »


In just over a fortnight MidCentral DHB staff have supplied 59 pairs of new pyjamas for foster children. ...continue »

New hip, knee joint screening clinic working well  »


A hip and knee joint screening outpatient clinic run at The Palms in Palmerston North this year is already proving its worth, with 240 patients being seen in its first 13 weeks....continue »

Horowhenua Health Centre celebrates 10th birthday  »


It is ten years on Friday (23 June) since the Horowhenua Health Centre was officially opened. MidCentral District Health Board is marking the occasion with a celebratory cake which it would like to share with patients and staff around afternoon tea....continue »

Health careers showcased »


The fourth MidCentral DHB annual ‘Careers in Health’ day takes place at Palmerston North Hospital on Friday 23 June from 8.30am-1pm....continue »

Better services for elderly proposed »


MidCentral has released a report today that includes proposals for the medical workforce at the Horowhenua Health Centre in Levin. The proposals address issues with medical cover for the inpatient beds whilst also providing a base for the ongoing ...continue »

Volunteers give patients a lift »


Volunteer week is an opportunity to recognise the many volunteers working at MidCentral DHB. ...continue »

Hospital Emergency Department at capacity »


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

Typhoid case confirmed »


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

Wahakura as a model for Whānau Ora  »


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  »


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 »

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