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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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Protecting our communities from the measles outbreak

Between 11 June and 28 June 2019, an estimated 1,555 Auckland infants received their first dose of MMR as a result of Auckland Regional Public Health Service’s (ARPHS) decision to...

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New Consumer Council provides additional community voice at Waitematā DHB

Thirteen everyday people had their first taste of life behind the scenes of New Zealand’s biggest DHB today.

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Radiology services boosted with arrival of new CT scanner at Waitematā DHB

A new high-tech CT scanner at North Shore Hospital will help Waitematā DHB meet the increased demands of its rapidly growing population.

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Waitematā DHB arming younger generations with life-saving information

Waitematā DHB, which cares for the largest district population in the country, is taking a fresh approach to health promotion in an effort to boost awareness of bowel health.

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Northern region DHBs swap foam cups for biodegradable alternative

Auckland, New Zealand – Environmentally-friendly biodegradable paper cups are being rolled out in public hospitals across Auckland and Northland after being successfully trialled at Waitematā DHB.

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Waitematā DHB leads the way in healthcare innovation

Waitematā DHB is celebrating the success of its Leapfrog programme, which won the Business Transformation through Digital and IT category of the NZ CIO Awards on 12 June.

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Generous support helps make refurbished Waitakere Hospital chapel a reality

A new multi-faith spiritual centre, Wairua Tapu, Chapel of the Holy Spirit, was officially opened by Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) at Waitakere Hospital yesterday.

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