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


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »

Enable New Zealand Navigating Futures Together »


Enable New Zealand staff were on hand at last week’s Navigating Futures Transition Expo in Palmerston North, to discuss and provide information about the services provided by Enable New Zealand....continue »

Maternity wards call for woollen baby clothes »


The maternity wards at Horowhenua Health Centre and Palmerston North Hospital are calling for donations of knitted or crocheted woollen clothing that can be given to newborns, or wool that can be passed on to volunteers. ...continue »

Maternity ward calls for woollen baby clothes »


The maternity ward at Palmerston North Hospital is calling for donations of knitted or crocheted woollen clothing that can be given to newborns. ...continue »

MDHB’s Ward 21 goes smoke free on Monday »


After months of preparation MidCentral District Health Board’s acute mental health inpatient unit (Ward 21) is going smoke free from Monday, which brings it in line with all of the hospital’s inpatient wards. That means the whole of MDHB’s premises will b...continue »

First class finishes Walking in Another’s Shoes »


The Walking in Another’s Shoes programme, an experiential dementia training programme, has seen its first graduates in the MidCentral district....continue »

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