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Person with confirmed measles case at Secondary Schools National Championship Basketball Tournament »

04/10/2019

MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service has been informed of a laboratory confirmed case of measles in a person who attended the Secondary Schools National Championship Basketball Tournament in Palmerston North between 30 September and 2 October....continue »

Brush-In Programme launched at Roslyn School »

26/09/2019

With a cry of “3,2,1, brush,” 96 junior pupils at Roslyn School picked up their new toothbrushes and brushed their teeth together to mark the launch of MidCentral DHB’s Brush-In programme. ...continue »

MidCentral DHB contingency planning for Medical Imaging Technologists strike »

26/09/2019

Members of the public are being advised that there may be longer-than-usual wait times for radiographic services at Palmerston North Hospital next week, as Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) and Radiographic Assistants (RAs) plan to strike. ...continue »

Voting packs for DHB elections to be sent out today »

20/09/2019

Voting packs will be sent out today to registered voters living in the MidCentral region for this year’s District Health Board elections....continue »

Laboratory testing – feedback wanted »

19/09/2019

We are reviewing how we run our laboratory – and want your feedback....continue »

Third person with measles in the MidCentral District »

16/09/2019

On Friday 13 September a person with measles was identified within the MidCentral District, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the DHB’s area this year to three....continue »

Measles case in MidCentral DHB region »

06/09/2019

A case of measles in the MidCentral region was notified to MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service on 30 August, and confirmed via test results on 2 September....continue »

DHB health services relocate to Dannevirke Community Hospital »

23/08/2019

A number of MidCentral DHB health services have been relocated to the Dannevirke Community Hospital to increase access to services and improve the quality of care for people living in the Tararua District....continue »

Meningococcal case confirmed in Palmerston North »

07/08/2019

A person with meningococcal disease has been admitted to Palmerston North Hospital this week. ...continue »

Government funding for new linear accelerators welcomed »

04/08/2019

MidCentral DHB welcomes today’s announcement in Wellington by the Prime Minister and Minister of Health that the Government will provide funding for the replacement of 12 linear accelerators (LINACS) throughout the country....continue »

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