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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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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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