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Westgate Mall site of new COVID-19 vaccination centre for West Auckland

“Love thy neighbour and get vaccinated” was the catch cry as Auckland’s second Pasifika-led community vaccination centre opened at Westgate Mall today, Wednesday 12 May.

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Birkenhead community COVID-19 vaccination clinic open for business

The North Shore’s first community COVID-19 vaccination clinic opened at Birkenhead this morning, making another important milestone in the rollout of the programme to protect the public.

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$40 million funding boost for new ward at Waitakere Hospital

Waitematā DHB welcomes today’s announcement of a $40 million funding package to build a new 30-bed inpatient ward at Waitakere Hospital.

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New breast screening clinic to save lives of Auckland women

Auckland and Waitematā DHBs, with the help of Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall, have launched a new breast screening clinic in central Auckland today.

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Prime Minister opens new unit at Mason Clinic

E Tū Tanekaha, Waitematā DHB’s new state-of-the-art 15-bed medium secure unit at the Mason Clinic, was opened today by the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, and Minister of Health...

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North Shore Hospital celebrates four 100-day milestones in SCBU

Over the next two weeks, four families in North Shore Hospital's Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) are celebrating their pre-term babies turning 100 days old.

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Next stage in new $267 million hospital building kicked off today

Today marks the next step in the construction of Waitematā DHB’s new hospital building, Tōtara Haumaru, on the North Shore Hospital campus.

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Waitematā DHB celebrates a milestone moment in vaccination rollout

Emergency Department nurse Tegan Mayo was among the first Waitematā DHB first staff members toreceive a dose of the Pfizer vaccine this week when new on-site healthcare worker vaccination clinicswere...

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Waitematā DHB is set to hire 100 new nurses

The biggest DHB in the country is embarking on its biggest recruitment drive ever, seeking 100 new nurses before the end of June. 

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Waitematā DHB appoints former Secretary for Te Marae Ora Cook Islands Ministry of Health as Director of Pacific Health

Former Secretary for Te Marae Ora Cook Islands Ministry of Health Dr Josephine Aumea Herman has been appointed Director of Pacific Health at Waitematā DHB.

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