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Invitation to take part in a pre-diabetes research project »

01/10/2015

Research indicates that one in every four New Zealand adults have pre-diabetes – the condition you get before you get diabetes. However, if lifestyle changes were made the risk of these people getting diabetes could be reduced by up to 60 percent....continue »

Two cases of meningococcal disease in MDHB area »

28/09/2015

There have been two cases of meningococcal disease in the MidCentral DHB area over the last fortnight (a total of three this year), including one death, Medical Officer of Health Dr Rob Weir said....continue »

Mobile x-ray machines bring digital tech to the wards »

25/09/2015

New mobile x-ray machines are bringing digital technology to the wards of Palmerston North Hospital, and improving the patient experience....continue »

Improving oral health – why and how »

24/09/2015

Good oral health means being free of disease, pain or infection. You can eat properly, you can smile without being embarrassed, and you can speak clearly, and your psychosocial wellbeing is not limited by the state of your mouth....continue »

MidCentral DHB supporting Age on the Go Expo »

24/09/2015

MidCentral DHB is partnering with the Horowhenua District Council to support the 2015 Age on the Go Expo in Levin on 2 October....continue »

Cancer Society volunteers to help with travel and accommodation for RCTS patients »

24/09/2015

A new travel and accommodation coordinator position has begun at the Regional Cancer Treatment Service, supporting patients travelling to and from the Palmerston North-based cancer centre....continue »

World Pharmacist Day marked »

24/09/2015

Friday marks World Pharmacist Day, with this year’s theme being “Pharmacist: Your partner in health”....continue »

BSCC promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Month »

22/09/2015

BreastScreen Coast to Coast (BSCC) representatives will be in the Palmerston North Hospital main entrance on Friday 2 October between 10am – 2pm promoting the importance of breast screening for all eligible women aged 45 – 69, to mark the start of Breast ...continue »

Public feedback around home management prompts change »

18/09/2015

MidCentral District Health Board has listened to feedback from clients around proposed home management changes, and has made the decision to not proceed with the planned reduction....continue »

Join in Stoptober and stop smoking »

16/09/2015

Stoptober, the nationwide stop smoking challenge, is into its second year and MDHB is encouraging smokers to sign-up....continue »

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