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Stay food smart around BBQs this summer »


With the less than perfect weather lately, thoughts of delicious BBQ meals on the deck have probably been delayed....continue »

Health warnings lifted for Lake Wiritoa and Lake Dudding »


Health warnings that were in place at two lakes in the MidCentral District Health Board region that previously had high levels of potentially toxic blue green algae (cyanobacteria), have been cleared for use again, after health warnings were lifted....continue »

Your Local Community Pharmacy Can Help This Summer »


Before you go on holiday please ensure that you have enough of your prescription medicines to last while you are away. ...continue »

John Hannifin appointed to chair the new MDHB Consumer Council »


John Hannifin, a long-time health worker and latterly consumer/health promotion champion has been appointed chairman of the newly established MidCentral District Health Board Consumer Council....continue »

If drinking over the festive season ‘be an ethical bystander’ »


MidCentral Health’s sexual health service will be closed from midday 23 December, and will reopen on Wednesday 4 January....continue »

Another tobacco tax hike on the horizon »


On 1 January 2017, the tax on tobacco products will again be increased by 10 percent. In recognition of this there is plenty of support available to those who wish to quit....continue »

Unsure where to go for healthcare over Christmas? »


The Christmas period is a stressful time without adding in healthcare worries. If you’re not sure where to go to for health advice this summer, we have compiled a list to help you out....continue »

BSCC will close on 23 December and re-open on 9 January »


BreastScreen Coast to Coast will be taking a break between Christmas and New Year, re-opening as normal on Monday 9 January 2017....continue »

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