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UPDATED - Temporary management of MMR vaccine in metropolitan Auckland

The measles outbreak has led to high demand for the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine in Auckland. 

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New Mason Clinic building a major investment for mental health

To meet growing demand for specialist mental health services in the Northern Region, a new $22 million, 15-bed medium secure unit is expected to open at the Mason Clinic in...

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Temporary management of MMR vaccine in metropolitan Auckland

The measles outbreak has led to unprecedented demand for the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine.

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Protecting our communities from measles

There was a strong turnout for Waitematā DHB’s free measle clinic at Waitakere Hospital today.

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Waitematā DHB leads the country in hand hygiene compliance

It can’t be too difficult to remember to wash your hands – right?

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Patient experience boosted through new digital post system

In a major leap forward for patient experience, Waitematā DHB is now sending appointment, referral and clinic outcome letters to patients via email.

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Telehealth clinics breaking down barriers to access for patients

If distance is a barrier to good health care for your whānau, Waitematā DHB’s new trial service could be the answer to get more people the help they need as...

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Asian Health Week and a special birthday at Waitematā DHB

An extra-special invitation is being issued as Waitematā DHB’s Asian Health Services (AHS) prepares to mark its 20th anniversary with traditional tea-sharing ceremonies at both of the DHB’s general hospitals.

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Orthopaedic surgeon calls time on 50-year ‘extraordinary’ career

Well known orthopaedic surgeon Mr Tim Astley has retired after 50 extraordinary years in medicine.

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Hospital construction project to meet future health needs

Waitematā DHB is embarking on the construction of a major new $240 million-plus hospital building on the North Shore Hospital campus over the next four years.

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