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Mama Aroha breastfeeding reference cards launched »


This week MidCentral District Health Board launched their Mama Aroha breastfeeding reference cards, a new initiative to provide parents with key information to give their new baby a healthy start in life....continue »

IPU measles outbreak at an end »


A measles outbreak which began at Palmerston North’s IPU (New Zealand) in early February, and resulted in seven confirmed cases, is now considered to be over....continue »

MDHB physio Emma Lett wins ‘Open for Leadership’ Award »


Emma Lett came to MidCentral District Health Board as a physiotherapy student from Otago University in 2013, and as she puts it ‘I’ve never left.’...continue »

Delivering more for the people of MidCentral »

Press Release from the Minister of Health27/02/2017

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says under this Government the people of MidCentral DHB are getting more of the health services they need....continue »

New IPU measles case identified »


One new measles case has been identified at the IPU in Palmerston North, bringing the total number of confirmed cases for the current outbreak to seven....continue »

Recent measles case has re-tested as negative »


Earlier this week the Public Health Service was notified of suspect measles in a young child. Follow-up testing has now confirmed this case is negative....continue »

Another measles case notified »


One further measles case was identified yesterday, bringing the total number of cases for the current outbreak to seven. The latest case is a young child, with no obvious connection with the six cases at IPU (New Zealand)....continue »

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