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Additional hospital bed capacity project nears completion

The blessing of a ward extension at Waitakere Hospital this morning marks a significant milestone in a $3.682 million initiative designed to meet increased demand for local services and improve...

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Waitemata and Auckland DHBs continue to lead the way as 'Good Employers'

An analysis of 91 Crown entities across New Zealand has seen Waitemata and Auckland District Health Boards (DHB) among those ranked equal-first for compliance with ‘Good Employer’ principles for the...

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Wilson Home Trust welcomes new Chair and Committee of Management members

The Trustee of the Wilson Home Trust, the Waitemata DHB Board, is pleased to announce the appointments of Adina Halpern as chair and John Whitehead and Mark Campbell as new...

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Rare award for 87 year-old Type 1 Diabetes patient

An 87 year-old New Lynn resident has received a rare honour for the long term management of Type 1 Diabetes.

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New Report Shows High Confidence In Metro Auckland DHBs’ Investment Practices

New Investor Confidence Ratings released by Treasury today demonstrate that the three metropolitan Auckland district health boards can be relied upon by the Government and taxpayers to achieve maximum value...

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Waitemata DHB leads in efforts to combat childhood obesity

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is leading in national efforts to combat childhood obesity as the first DHB in the country to reach 100 percent in the Raising Healthy Kids target.

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Health and safety requirements force limits on public access to jetty

Due to the requirements of new health and safety legislation, Waitemata DHB is advising its neighbours that it will need to make changes to public access to the Lake Pupuke...

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New child and adolescent mental health service for North Rodney

A new Waitemata District Health Board Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service was opened on Monday, December 12 in Orewa to address significant population growth in north Rodney and reduce...

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Waitemata patients benefit from national-first in faster cancer treatment

Waitemata District Health Board is the first DHB in the country to achieve the national Faster Cancer Treatment health target with 86 percent of patients recieving their first cancer treatment...

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Appointment of Dr Lester Levy as Chair of Counties Manukau DHB welcomed

Today’s announcement of the appointment of Dr Lester Levy to Chair Counties Manukau DHB along with Auckland and Waitemata DHBs has been warmly welcomed by Waitemata DHB.

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