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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 »

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


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 »


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 »

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