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Improvements and achievements celebrated in this year’s Quality Account »


Mahi Tahi (Better Together), The Red to Green system, and The Blokes Book are among the initiatives celebrated in the 2018/2019 Quality Account document. ...continue »

Funding announced for new mental health facility »


MidCentral DHB welcomes Government funding of $30m to upgrade the Adult Inpatient Acute Mental Health facility at Palmerston North Hospital....continue »

Bowel Screening Programme launching at MidCentral DHB in November »


After more than a year of planning, MidCentral DHB is just days away from launching the National Bowel Screening Programme in the region....continue »

Further strike action planned by Medical Imaging Technologists  »


MidCentral DHB Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) and Radiographic Assistants (RAs) who are members of the Association of Professional and Executive Employees (APEX) union will be on strike for two 24-hour periods next week....continue »

MidCentral introduces new support service for breast cancer patients »


MidCentral DHB has launched a new support service for low-risk early-stage breast cancer patients who’ve completed surgery and radiation therapy. ...continue »

Medical Imaging Technologists on strike next week »


Planned strike action by Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) and Radiographic Assistants (RAs) may result in members of the public experiencing longer-than-usual wait times for radiographic services at MidCentral DHB. ...continue »

Wānanga Wahakura – Preparing to welcome new life  »


Following on from the popularity of past events, another weaving wānanga is to be held at Te Hotu Manawa o Rangitāne Marae in Palmerston North this weekend, 11-13 October. ...continue »

Information on cyber incident affecting lower North Island PHOs  »


MidCentral DHB has been made aware of an unauthorised intrusion to the digital information systems of Tū Ora Compass. This does not include private information kept by GPs as part of the notes they take when you consult your doctor....continue »

Person with confirmed measles case at Secondary Schools National Championship Basketball Tournament »


MidCentral DHB’s Public Health Service has been informed of a laboratory confirmed case of measles in a person who attended the Secondary Schools National Championship Basketball Tournament in Palmerston North between 30 September and 2 October....continue »

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