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New provider to increase access to maternity information services for all women »

15/01/2016

MidCentral District Health Board is about to widen access to its Pregnancy and Parenting Education and Maternity Information and Advisory services by appointing a new provider – Barnardos New Zealand....continue »

School-based dental services available in New Year »

24/12/2015

Although the school–based Child and Adolescent Oral Health Services will be taking a break over the Christmas-New Year period, staff will be back on deck early in the New Year....continue »

Unsure where to go for healthcare over Christmas? »

24/12/2015

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 re-open on 5 January »

24/12/2015

BreastScreen Coast to Coast will be taking a break between Christmas and New Year but re-opening as normal on Tuesday 5 January....continue »

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

24/12/2015

MidCentral Health’s sexual health service will be closed from midday today (24 December), and will reopen on Tuesday 5 January....continue »

Whooping cough in MidCentral DHB area »

17/12/2015

A special report that was yesterday released by the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) discusses how rates of whooping cough can be reduced by immunising women during pregnancy and improving education about the illness....continue »

After 1 January you’ll cough up more for smokes »

17/12/2015

From 1 January 2016 the cost of all tobacco products will rise by at least 10 percent. That means cigarettes costing $20.40 now will rise to at least $22.50, if not more. ...continue »

Ho, Ho, Ho - Christmas fare planned for hospital menus »

16/12/2015

Christmas festive fare is in Santa’s sleigh for patients in Palmerston North, and Whanganui Hospitals, and Horowhenua Health Centre at Christmas....continue »

Learn to say Yeah, Nah for Summer »

16/12/2015

Christmas celebrations and the holiday season are often times to have a drink or two. But they can also be a time when drinking can get people in trouble, or get out of hand....continue »

Return of Unused Hospital Loan Equipment  »

16/12/2015

Christmas is nearing and space is being made 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 »

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