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New cancer scanner arrives at hospital »


Tomorrow the new computed tomography (CT) scanner purchased by MidCentral DHB will be craned into the hospital through a first floor window. ...continue »

Improved results for MidCentral DHB in most of the national health targets  »


By the end of 30 June 2017, MidCentral District Health Board exceeded its annual target for improved access to elective surgery, achieved target in offering help for smokers to quit in primary care, improved its result for faster cancer treatment and for ...continue »

New orthopaedic power equipment for hospital »


MidCentral DHB has purchased a new fleet of orthopaedic power tools for hip, knee, trauma and other surgery....continue »

Community pharmacies help treat diarrhoea and vomiting »


A three-year health programme in community pharmacies aimed at reducing risks of dehydration due to gastroenteritis in children, is proving its worth throughout the MidCentral region. ...continue »

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


The MidCentral District Health Board is holding an open forum for the public in Levin on Tuesday 15 August 2017 from 10am to about 11am at the start of its normal monthly board meeting....continue »

Enable New Zealand announce winners to sail on the Tenacious ship »


Enable New Zealand has announced that Alistair McWhannell of Palmerston North, and Evan Clulee of Kaukapakapa, will be sailing on the Tenacious voyage starting this weekend....continue »

Awapuni Vege Hub turns one »


This week the Awapuni Vege Hub, in Palmerston North celebrates its first birthday....continue »

Don’t flush unwanted medicines: consider the environment  »


People who have unwanted medicines sitting around home should not flush them down the toilet, or throw them in the garbage – instead you should consider the effects on the environment....continue »

Reminder to get vaccinated against Whooping Cough  »


Parents are being reminded to get their infants vaccinated against Whooping Cough after a national surge in cases recently....continue »

Spike in STIs in the Manawatu »


The recent increasing rate of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), including chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea and HIV, has kept MidCentral DHB’s sexual health service busy. ...continue »

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