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DHB health services relocate to Dannevirke Community Hospital »


A number of MidCentral DHB health services have been relocated to the Dannevirke Community Hospital to increase access to services and improve the quality of care for people living in the Tararua District....continue »

Meningococcal case confirmed in Palmerston North »


A person with meningococcal disease has been admitted to Palmerston North Hospital this week. ...continue »

Government funding for new linear accelerators welcomed »


MidCentral DHB welcomes today’s announcement in Wellington by the Prime Minister and Minister of Health that the Government will provide funding for the replacement of 12 linear accelerators (LINACS) throughout the country....continue »

MidCentral and Capital and Coast DHBs to sign Memorandum of Understanding in Ōtaki »


Ōtaki and Te Horo residents’ access to services at Capital and Coast DHB will become clearer this week with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between MidCentral DHB and Capital and Coast DHB. ...continue »

New dental units to provide greater accesibility to services »


“Brush O Saurus” and “Molars on Rollers” have joined the fleet of MidCentral DHB mobile dental units, and will be bringing dental care to harder to reach parts of the MidCentral region....continue »

Measles case on weekend trip to Palmerston North from Auckland »


MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service is aware of a person who flew from Auckland to Palmerston North on Saturday 6 July, and returned to Auckland on Sunday 7 July who has since been confirmed as having measles....continue »

Horowhenua Health Centre gifted new room names and Tukutuku panel »


Custom-designed room signs and a Tukutuku panel are now adorning the corridor of the Maternity Unit at the Horowhenua Health Centre in Levin, thanks to a collaborative project between Unit staff and local iwi....continue »

Hospital services experiencing high demand  »


Palmerston North Hospital has been experiencing increasing demand for its services recently, with close to 300 people presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) over Saturday and Sunday (June 29 and 30)....continue »

Health Minister impressed by Palmerston North Hospital’s new MRI Unit »


Health Minister Dr David Clark was given a tour of MidCentral DHB’s new MRI suite during a visit to Palmerston North Hospital on Thursday morning....continue »

Manawatū Health and Wellbeing group established »


A new Manawatū Health and Wellbeing group has been set up to promote the aims of the Manawatū Health and Wellbeing Plan 2018 – 2023. It’s a diverse group with representatives from local communities and organisations. ...continue »

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