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Auckland DHBs well placed to manage increasing number of COVID-19 patients

After caring for COVID-19 patients for more than 18 months, the Auckland region’s hospitals are reassuring the public that they are well placed to manage increased patient numbers as a…

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Additional vaccination option at Whangaparāoa Peninsula

Calling all Whangaparāoa Peninsula residents - here’s your chance to get vaccinated at the Hibiscus Coast Boating Club. Read release here

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New Hibiscus Coast vaccination centre opens

Hibiscus Coast residents can now head down to their new, local vaccination centre in Orewa, which opens today, 30 September. Read full release 

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Waitematā DHB Elective Surgery and Outpatient appointments at COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3, Waitematā DHB is able to provide more services, including additional nondeferrable elective surgeries and non-urgent outpatient appointments that were not permitted to go ahead at Alert…

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Auckland’s first fleet of vaccination buses drive off into the community

Auckland’s first fleet of mobile vaccination buses has been launched into action, and walk-in vaccinations are now available at all community vaccination centres across the metro Auckland region.

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Thank you Tāmaki Makaurau for your mahi; let’s keep up the testing to get down the Alert Levels

Tāmaki Makaurau health authorities are urging more Aucklanders to get a COVID-19 test to help the region move down Alert Levels and reconnect with the rest of Aotearoa.

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New drive-through vaccination centre to boost capacity for Hibiscus Coast

The North Shore’s vaccine capacity will be significantly expanded when a drive-through vaccination centre opens north of Albany this week on Wednesday, 8 September. Read full release here 

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Waitematā DHB Fracture Liaison Service joins elite international Gold Standard ranks

Waitematā DHB’s efforts to curb one of the most damaging and costly causes of injury for older Kiwis have earned it top recognition with the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

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$12.6 million upgrade announced for Waitematā DHB Central Sterile Services Department

Waitematā DHB has welcomed a $12. 6 million cash injection to upgrade the Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) at North Shore Hospital. Read full release 

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Ground-breaking trial expanded to assess chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among Māori

The country’s first-ever national lung cancer screening trial will be expanded to include a study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among Māori. Read full release

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