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Your Local Community Pharmacy Can Help This Summer »


Before you go on holiday please ensure that you have enough of your prescription medicines to last while you are away. ...continue »

John Hannifin appointed to chair the new MDHB Consumer Council »


John Hannifin, a long-time health worker and latterly consumer/health promotion champion has been appointed chairman of the newly established MidCentral District Health Board Consumer Council....continue »

If drinking over the festive season ‘be an ethical bystander’ »


MidCentral Health’s sexual health service will be closed from midday 23 December, and will reopen on Wednesday 4 January....continue »

Another tobacco tax hike on the horizon »


On 1 January 2017, the tax on tobacco products will again be increased by 10 percent. In recognition of this there is plenty of support available to those who wish to quit....continue »

Unsure where to go for healthcare over Christmas? »


The Christmas period is a stressful time without adding in healthcare worries. If you’re not sure where to go to for health advice this summer, we have compiled a list to help you out....continue »

BSCC will close on 23 December and re-open on 9 January »


BreastScreen Coast to Coast will be taking a break between Christmas and New Year, re-opening as normal on Monday 9 January 2017....continue »

Christmas fare planned for patients’ hospital menus in Palmerston North, Whanganui and Levin »


Patients in hospitals in the Palmerston North and Whanganui regions will be treated to some lovely Christmas festive fare on Christmas Day....continue »

Child & Adolescent Oral Health Services available over the summer »


All Child and Adolescent Oral Health Services will be taking a break over the Christmas-New Year period, from close of business on 23 December 2016 with services progressively opening from early in the New Year....continue »

Learn to say Yeah, Nah for Summer »


Christmas celebrations and the holiday season are often times to have a drink or two. But they can also be a time when drinking can get people in trouble, or get out of hand....continue »

Phil Sunderland, Former Chair, MidCentral DHB Dies »


Phil Sunderland, MidCentral District Health Board Chair from 2010 to 2016, died suddenly on Sunday....continue »

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