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Manawatu sports stars support smokefree event »


Players from the champion Turbos, the Manawatu Jets, and Netball Manawatu will be participating in a World Smokefree Day event....continue »

Importance of influenza vaccination can’t be overstated »


General practice teams are urging members of the public to book in for their influenza vaccination if they haven’t already....continue »

Over 1,100 doctors and nurses taking care of MidCentral patients »

Press release from the Minister of Health15/05/2015

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are working at MidCentral District Health Board (DHB)....continue »

International Nurses Day celebrated on 12 May »


May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday, is International Nurses Day. This year is especially significant given it is also marks the first centenary of New Zealand's participation in the First World War....continue »

MidCentral District Health Board to Hold Public Forum at Start of Pahiatua Meeting »


The MidCentral District Health Board is holding an open forum in Pahiatua on Tuesday 19 May 2015 from 10.30am to about 11.30am at the start of its normal monthly board meeting....continue »

Measles case in MDHB area »


Medical Officer of Health, Dr Rob Weir says “MidCentral DHB had its first case of laboratory confirmed measles since 2011 earlier this week....continue »

New CEO straight into the job »


It has been a busy first week for MidCentral DHB’s new CEO, Kathryn Cook, as she gets straight into the role....continue »

MidCentral DHB marks International Day of the Midwife 2015 »


May 5 each year is the internationally recognised day for highlighting the work of midwives. This year’s theme is: The world needs midwives today more than ever; and the sub theme is: Midwives: for a better tomorrow....continue »

Opportunities coming up to learn about a career in health »


MidCentral DHB will be promoting exciting careers in health at a variety of events over the coming months, with the first being the Sort It Expo at Arena 2 on 5 May....continue »

Enable New Zealand staff member receives scholarship »


Last week Enable New Zealand’s Rebeka Adamson was awarded the Doreen Smart National Scholarship by the Association of Administrative Professionals New Zealand (AAPNZ)...continue »

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