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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 »

MidCentral patients are receiving their first surgical assessment faster »

Press Release from the Minister of Health29/04/2015

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says MidCentral DHB patients are receiving their first surgical assessments faster compared to ten years ago....continue »

Maternity ward thanks public for wonderful woollens »


A call for donations of knitted or crocheted woollen clothing for the babies of Palmerston North Hospital’s maternity ward has produced an amazing response from local communities....continue »

Curtain bank open for business »


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 »


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 »

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