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Waitematā, Auckland, and Counties Manukau DHBs continue COVID-19 outbreak measures – delay some planned care, move to virtual where possible

The three metropolitan Auckland district health boards (DHBs) will continue with measures that have been in place since Monday 17 August in response to the current community outbreak of COVID-19.

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Waitematā, Auckland, and Counties Manukau DHBs delay outpatient appointments and planned care, move to virtual where possible

From Monday 17 August, the three Auckland metropolitan district health boards (DHBs) will postpone some face-to-face planned care appointments or move to virtual appointments where it is appropriate to do so.

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Auckland COVID-19 designated practices and new pop-up

Auckland health authorities have released a list of designated practices, further increasing public options for COVID-19 testing.

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Record testing numbers and new location for central city CTC

Wednesday 12 August was a record day for testing in Auckland with more than 7,800 tests now registered by the city’s laboratories.

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Seven new COVID-19 testing pop-ups in Auckland

Seven pop-up Community Testing Centres (CTCs) opened in metropolitan Auckland this afternoon (12 August 2020) as health officials continue to boost testing capacity following four confirmed community cases of COVID-19.

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Waitematā DHB launches simple low cost surgical implant tracking system

Patients at North Shore Hospital are the first in the country to receive surgical implants that can be tracked by a simple, low cost electronic tracking system.

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Regional service offers expanded high-tech treatment at North Shore Hospital

A new regional interventional radiology (IR) initiative will benefit around 100 patients a month at North Shore Hospital (NSH) – offering an expanded service that reduces the need to travel...

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Record number of Māori doctors in Waitematā DHB Specialist Mental Health and Addictions Services

The number of senior Māori doctors in Waitematā DHB’s specialist mental health and addictions service is set to reach seven – the highest number ever for the organisation.

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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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