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Media releases

Protecting our communities from measles

There was a strong turnout for Waitematā DHB’s free measle clinic at Waitakere Hospital today.

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Waitematā DHB leads the country in hand hygiene compliance

It can’t be too difficult to remember to wash your hands – right?

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Patient experience boosted through new digital post system

In a major leap forward for patient experience, Waitematā DHB is now sending appointment, referral and clinic outcome letters to patients via email.

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Telehealth clinics breaking down barriers to access for patients

If distance is a barrier to good health care for your whānau, Waitematā DHB’s new trial service could be the answer to get more people the help they need as...

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Asian Health Week and a special birthday at Waitematā DHB

An extra-special invitation is being issued as Waitematā DHB’s Asian Health Services (AHS) prepares to mark its 20th anniversary with traditional tea-sharing ceremonies at both of the DHB’s general hospitals.

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Orthopaedic surgeon calls time on 50-year ‘extraordinary’ career

Well known orthopaedic surgeon Mr Tim Astley has retired after 50 extraordinary years in medicine.

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Hospital construction project to meet future health needs

Waitematā DHB is embarking on the construction of a major new $240 million-plus hospital building on the North Shore Hospital campus over the next four years.

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Future of feet in good hands thanks to new podiatry partnership

In an effort to reduce the devastating foot-related complications from diabetes, Waitematā DHB and AUT have teamed-up to provide trainee podiatrists with hands-on experience in early diagnosis and prevention. 

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Annual award for Māori represents nursing values at Waitematā DHB

Registered nurse Stella Williams wears the korowai with pride as the latest winner of Waitematā DHB’s Te Kauae Raro Māori Nursing and Midwifery Award.

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New Chief Medical Officer inspired by GP's example

Newly appointed Waitematā DHB Chief Medical Officer Dr Jonathan Christiansen hasn’t forgotten the hard-working family GP whose example helped put him on the path to medical school.

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