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World Aids Day works towards breaking down discrimination against people living with HIV »


Today marks the 32nd annual World AIDS Day and this year work is being done to highlight the need to continue to progress towards zero discrimination against people living with HIV....continue »

Everyone invited to city centre COVID-19 testing pop-up »


Palmerston North residents and visitors are invited to Te Marae o Hine (The Square) to get a free test for COVID-19 as MidCentral District Health Board works to reassure the community that our region is clear of the virus....continue »

Oral Health Therapists get behind National Oral Health Day »


Drinking water, taking care of your gums and getting regular dental check-ups are just a few of the key tips for good oral health that MidCentral DHB Oral Health Therapists Tia Fatu and Henrietta Nair promote on a daily basis. ...continue »

Te Rau Rongoā ki Ruahine opens under MDHB management from Monday 2 November »


The community pharmacy in the foyer of Palmerston North Hospital, now named Te Rau Rongoā ki Ruahine, opens under MidCentral DHB management from 9am on Monday, 2 November....continue »

Frail, older people encouraged to Get Up, Get Dressed and Get Moving for a timely recovery »


Supporting frail, older people to get out of bed, get dressed and go for a walk is one of the best ways to ensure they recover from any illness in a safe and timely manner....continue »

Voting at MidCentral DHB facilities on Election Day »


MidCentral DHB is working closely with the Electoral Commission to provide voting options for patients, staff and members of the public at MidCentral DHB sites on Election Day, Saturday 17 October....continue »

COVID-19 pop up testing at Massey University  »


A pop-up testing site will be stationed on the Massey University concourse on Wednesday, 14 October, where MidCentral DHB and THINK Hauora staff will offer free COVID-19 tests to staff and students....continue »

MidCentral DHB to hold forum in Feilding »


Manawatū District residents will get a chance to have their say about health and wellbeing issues during a public forum in Feilding this month....continue »

COVID-19 testing efforts continue in MidCentral region »


Testing for any cases of COVID-19 in the MidCentral DHB region continues, with temporary pop up sites being set up in Foxton and Ōtaki for anyone who wants a test....continue »

Nurses and midwives invited to return to practice in supportive new initiative »


Nurses and midwives who have left the workforce are being invited to return through a supportive Return to Practice Programme at MidCentral District Health Board. ...continue »

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