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Curtain bank open for business »

16/04/2015

The Red Cross Curtain Bank has opened its doors again for 2015 to provide made to measure double lined curtains for people and families on low income, the elderly, and those vulnerable to illness; especially children. ...continue »

New MDHB Tobacco Control Plan to focus on 11 areas »

02/04/2015

MidCentral DHB has updated its Tobacco Control Plan outlining what MidCentral DHB will achieve over the next three years as part of its move toward Smokefree Aotearoa 2025. ...continue »

Stop that fall – don’t let your feet trip you up »

31/03/2015

Foot care and safe footwear are the focus of this year’s MidCentral District Health Board’s April No Falls campaign in April....continue »

Ban on sale of sugary drinks at MDHB starts on 7 April »

31/03/2015

The public is reminded of the ban on the sale of sugar sweetened beverages from all MidCentral District Health Board premises from next Tuesday (7 April)....continue »

Two retailers get nabbed in Palmerston North tobacco sting – health authorities call for licensing of tobacco retailers »

30/03/2015

Tobacco retailers in Palmerston North are continuing to sell cigarettes to underage volunteers, as indicated in the latest tobacco Control Purchase Operation (CPO)....continue »

New electronic medicines management a big change »

27/03/2015

In a national first, MidCentral District Health Board is actively supporting the implementation of an electronic medicines management system to be installed in all of the district’s aged care facilities and associated pharmacies....continue »

Contract Extended For Enable New Zealand »

26/03/2015

Enable New Zealand has had confirmation that the range of services it provides to disabled people, on behalf of Ministry of Health, will continue for at least a further three years from 1 April 2015....continue »

Conference to focus on high performing health care »

25/03/2015

A conference being run by the MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) and Central Primary Health Organisation (CPHO) in May will feature international speakers, and focus on how to develop a high performing health care system....continue »

MDHB’s new CEO Kathryn Cook familiarisation visit »

20/03/2015

MidCentral District Health Board’s new CEO Kathryn Cook made a familiarisation tour today meeting some senior staff and visiting a number of facilities, and was impressed with what she saw....continue »

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