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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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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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Waitemata DHB invests in world‐class medical imaging

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) patients will have faster access to medical imagery with the installation of a new CT scanner, upgraded general X‐Ray room and digital mammography technology at...

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Reappointment of Dr Lester Levy welcomed

Waitemata District Health Board Chief Executive Officer Dr Dale Bramley has welcomed the reappointment of Dr Lester Levy as the DHB’s Chairman for a further three years from June 5.Dr...

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Purpose-built Mental Health facility opened by New Zealand's fastest-growing DHB

Ministers Hon Jonathan Coleman and Hon Maggie Barry will today open Waitemata District Health Board’s new dedicated mental health facility He Puna Wāiora – A pool of wellness.

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Site works underway on Waitakere Hospital’s Emergency Department expansion and hospital exit lane

Site works are now underway on the major expansion of Waitakere Hospital’s Emergency Department.

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New Waitakere Hospital pharmacy to provide convenient onsite access to medicines

Waitakere Hospital will soon be home to a dedicated outpatient pharmacy making hard‐to‐access medicines readily available for west Auckland patients before they leave the hospital.

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Measles Alert - protect your child by making immunisation priority

Parents are being urged to ensure their children’s immunisations are up-to-date following confirmation of a measles case in Canterbury.

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Immunise to protect vulnerable children in our community

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is reminding parents and caregivers to be on time, every time with immunisations for the best protection against serious, preventable diseases and to shield children...

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