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Phil Sunderland, Former Chair, MidCentral DHB Dies »


Phil Sunderland, MidCentral District Health Board Chair from 2010 to 2016, died suddenly on Sunday....continue »

Summer Amnesty: Return of Unused Hospital Loan Equipment »


Christmas is nearing and you need space for the relatives to stay? To help clear out space MidCentral Health is appealing to people who have finished using hospital loan equipment, to return it as soon as possible so other patients can use it. ...continue »

New health services planned in Horowhenua »


New services are planned for Horowhenua Health Centre – the main one being the establishment of three renal dialysis chairs....continue »

Countdown donation for ‘thrilled’ children’s ward »


Countdown’s Kids Hospital Appeal has raised a staggering $34,000 for the children’s ward at Palmerston North Hospital....continue »

MDHB’s 2016 Christmas Appeal starts on Monday »


Ho Ho Ho…MidCentral District Health Board is continuing its long association with the Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal, by collecting presents for the needy, and food for our local foodbanks, starting on Monday. (5 Dec)...continue »

Ministerial Appointments to DHB Board »


Today, the Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman announced the appointment of Dot McKinnon and Brendan Duffy as MidCentral DHB’s Chair and Deputy Chair. He also confirmed the re-appointment of Barbara Cameron and Oriana Paewai. ...continue »

Challenge the stigma of HIV this World AIDS Day »


A visit by two HIV positive women to Palmerston North Hospital has shed light on the experiences of those diagnosed as HIV positive, ahead of World AIDS Day tomorrow (1 December)....continue »

Health Warning Issued for Lake Wiritoa and Lake Dudding »


Tests carried out by Horizons Regional Council have shown very high levels of potentially toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) at Lake Wiritoa, near Whanganui and Lake Dudding in Rangitikei. ...continue »

Te Rā Mokopuna Ora – Safe Sleep Day »


Te Rā Mokopuna Ora - Safe Sleep Day on 2 December is a national campaign developed by Whakawhetū which focuses on promoting safe sleep practices for babies, so that every sleep is a safe sleep – for every baby. ...continue »

From three months to 39 years - celebrating our volunteers »


Every day, there are volunteers buzzing around Palmerston North Hospital, providing services to improve the stay of our patients. ...continue »

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