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General information for patients and visitors including interpreter services, patient advocacy, rights and responsibilities and smokefree policies.

WebPAS - Patient Administration System »

A major piece of the new shared regional computer health platform, involving patient clinics and admissions - WebPAS - goes live on 8 December. ....

Gastroenteritis »

Personal hygiene is the best way to minimise the spread of gastroenteritis. Hand washing for 20 seconds with soap and warm water, followed by effective drying for 20 seconds is required. ....

Contacting Services »

Contacts for patients and visitors of MidCentral Health facilities and services/departments. ....

Send a Message to a Patient »

Patient Message Service for inpatients staying at a MidCentral DHB facility. ....

Interpreter Services »

MidCentral Health have both spoken language and New Zealand Sign Language interpreting services available to any patients who may require assistance in communication. ....

Smokefree Sites »

MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) is ‘Smokefree’. Smokefree means that smoking is not permitted in any MDHB's buildings, car parks or on grounds. ....

ACC Information »

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) administers New Zealand accident compensation scheme, which provides personal injury cover for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to NZ. ....

Typhoid »

Information and updates about Typhoid in the MidCentral District Health Board region. ....

Mumps »

Information and updates about mumps in the MidCentral District Health Board region. ....

Patient Privacy, Rights and Responsibilities »

As a health and disability provider, MidCentral Health complies with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, the Human Rights Act 1993, the Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 and the Code of Health and Disability Consumer's Rights 1996. ....

Visiting Hours »

Visiting hours and discharge information for MidCentral Health facilities. ....

Patient Medical Records »

Patients have the right to request and receive their personal medical records from MidCentral Health. ....

Patient Advocacy Services »

If you want to make a complaint but are unsure how to go about it or would like support to do so, you can access free assistance from the Nationwide Health & Disability Advocacy Service. ....

National Health Index Number »

The National Health Index (NHI) number is a unique number assigned to patients to help identification when using health and disability services. ....

Live Organ Donation »

Information about donating a kidney or part of a liver, the financial assistance available for eligible live donors, including backdated compensation payments. ....

Acronym Buster »

A list of acronyms commonly used in health management. Use this information to help with acronyms used by staff at MidCentral District Health Board. ....

Measles »

Information and updates about measles in the MidCentral District Health Board region. ....

Winter Wellness »

During the winter months it is really important to keep yourself and your family well. ....

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