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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 »

Enable New Zealand providing wheelchair seating clinics on the East Coast »

08/12/2015

Clients in the East Coast region will have easier access to wheeled mobility and postural management advisory services, after Enable New Zealand’s contract was extended to include the area....continue »

MDHB releases information on 20 adverse events »

04/12/2015

MidCentral District Health Board today released summary details of 20 adverse events, as part of a national release of information through the Health Quality and Safety Commission....continue »

Oriana Paewai appointed to MidCentral DHB »

03/12/2015

Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman has appointed longstanding Maori health advocate Oriana Paewai to the Board of MidCentral District Health Board....continue »

Enable New Zealand supports the International Day of Persons with Disabilities  »

03/12/2015

​Today marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities, aimed at promoting an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being. ...continue »

Sparkle added to MDHB’s 2015 Christmas Appeal »

01/12/2015

New red and silver decorations will add some extra sparkle to the large Christmas tree at the front entrance to Palmerston North Hospital – the focal point for this year’s annual Christmas present and food drive appeal....continue »

A big thank you to our volunteers and a call for more »

30/11/2015

The volunteers at MidCentral DHB are a big part of making the organisation tick, and they were recognised at a special event today....continue »

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