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Waitemata DHB achieve high rates of breastfeeding mums

Breastfeeding wasn’t always easy for new mum Ashlee Lilo but with the guidance and support from her midwife and lactation consultant at Waitakere Hospital, little Tyson is still reaping the...

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Waitemata ePrescribing team wins national award

A Waitemata District Health Board electronic prescribing and administration [ePA] initiative has won the Hospital Pharmacy Performer of the Year at the 2017 Pharmacy Awards.

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Waitemata DHB – winter illness and an aging population

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is experiencing increased demand from sick patients who are requiring admission to inpatient beds and is asking patients to only present to North Shore and...

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EVitals – putting patient safety at the forefront of everyday practice

Patient safety is at the very heart of a newly rolled out electronic initiative giving staff at the Waitakere and North Shore hospitals quick, easy and simultaneous access to patients’...

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Waitemata DHB wins big at Auckland Transport Travelwise Awards

Waitemata DHB won two awards for environmental sustainability and public transport promotion at this year’s Auckland Transport’s Travelwise Awards.

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Patients urged to dispose of unwanted medicines safely

People with expired or unwanted medicines at home are urged to dispose of them through the Dispose of Unwanted Medicine Properly (DUMP) initiative.

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Volunteers wanted at North Shore Hospital

Volunteers of varying age, gender and ethnic background are wanted at Waitemata District Health Board’s North Shore Hospital.

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Five sets of twins the talk of the town

It’s not every day you get five sets of twins and their parents together in one space.

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Volunteers wanted at Waitakere Hospital

Volunteers of varying age, gender and ethnic background are wanted at Waitemata District Health Board’s Waitakere Hospital.

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Supreme Court Decision - "A win for patient health"

Waitemata District Health Board welcomes today’s decision in the Supreme Court to uphold its smokefree policy.

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