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New women’s ward a milestone for Waitemata DHB

Waitemata DHB’s first‐ever dedicated women’s inpatient facility – the Hine Ora ward – was officially opened today by Ministers Hon Jonathan Coleman and Hon Maggie Barry.

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Metro Auckland Community Pharmacy Waste Management Service

The Metro Auckland District Health Boards (DHBs) have agreed to proceed with the appointment of a single regional provider for the Metro Auckland Community Pharmacy Waste Management Service. 

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Multiple new reports show Waitemata leading in quality and safety

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) leads the country in a number of key quality and safety measures and has the lowest hospital mortality rate of all 20 DHBs.

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More doctors on the way for North Shore Hospital

Waitemata DHB (District Health Board) is staffing four new medical teams at North Shore Hospital to care for acutely unwell patients receiving treatment in the Assessment and Diagnostic Unit (ADU).

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A debt of gratitude to George Gair

The late George Gair will be remembered as a great advocate for the health care needs of people on Auckland’s North Shore, Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Chief Executive Officer...

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Integrated primary care approach to enhance the health of older people in Waitemata district

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) and its primary care partners ProCare and Waitemata PHO will soon launch a pilot to coordinate and enhance the care of older people living in...

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Next stage in development of Waitakere Hospital underway

Waitemata DHB (District Health Board) is set to almost double the number of medical teams at Waitakere Hospital, building on its programme of investment in services and facilities for West Auckland.

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New online mental health medication resource a first for New Zealand

A new online tool has been launched to give people in the Waitemata district clear and consistent information on all medications used in the treatment of mental health and addictions.

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New discharge lounge puts patient experience first

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has today opened a new purpose‐built patient discharge lounge on the ground floor of North Shore Hospital.

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Waitemata DHB wins national public sector award

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has been nationally recognised for its work using patient feedback to drive improvements in care.

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