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Waitematā DHB doctor granted $1 million for research

Waitematā DHB renal doctor Janak de Zoysa has received just over $1 million from the Health Research Council to participate in an international study to improve health outcomes for dialysis patients.

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Metropolitan Auckland district health boards increase COVID-19 testing capacity; Additional CBACs open in New Lynn and Manurewa

Community testing capacity in Auckland has been rapidly expanded in response to unprecedented demand earlier this week.

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Waitematā DHB acknowledges its volunteers

Waitematā DHB’s “Green Coat” volunteers were thanked for their efforts during special ceremonies to mark National Volunteer Week.

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Post-lockdown developments at Mason Clinic

Work to expand Waitematā DHB’s Mason Clinic regional forensic psychiatry service in Auckland is well-advanced, with the first in a series of planned new facilities set to open early next year.

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Dame Naida Glavish marks 30-year milestone

Dame Rangimārie Naida Glavish is celebrating 30 years of service to the health sector.

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Waitematā DHB’s Māori Nurse of the Year slows down for nothing

Waitematā DHB Maori Nurse of the Year Chloe Maeva didn't let a worldwide pandemic, motherhood, study or being pregnant get in the way of her work and commitment to Māori...

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Telehealth at Waitematā DHB – remodelling a health service post COVID-19

Plans to expand the use of telehealth beyond COVID-19 are being fast-tracked by Waitematā DHB following widespread use throughout the lockdown period.

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Response to report into Waitakere Hospital staff infected with COVID-19

Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) is deeply sorry that staff who were caring for patients from St Margaret’s Hospital and Rest Home have tested positive for Covid-19.

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International day of the Midwife (Tuesday, 5 May) –extraordinary efforts during pandemic

Waitematā DHB midwives have adapted quickly to life in the face of COVID-19 – using innovation andtechnology to support women, their babies and families through the various stages of antenatal,...

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Regional clinical leaders back Waitakere Hospital staffing arrangements for COVID-19

The Northern Region Clinical Technical Advisory Group supports that staff are able to move from COVID-19 areas to non-COVID-19 areas for work as long as the following usual principles are...

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