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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 »

Joint effort to prevent smoking »


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 »


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

Scammers using DHBs »


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 »


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 »

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