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Waitemata DHB – winter illness and an aging population

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is experiencing increased demand from sick patients who are requiring admission to inpatient beds and is asking patients to only present to North Shore and…

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EVitals – putting patient safety at the forefront of everyday practice

Patient safety is at the very heart of a newly rolled out electronic initiative giving staff at the Waitakere and North Shore hospitals quick, easy and simultaneous access to patients’…

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Waitemata DHB wins big at Auckland Transport Travelwise Awards

Waitemata DHB won two awards for environmental sustainability and public transport promotion at this year’s Auckland Transport’s Travelwise Awards. Download full release

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Patients urged to dispose of unwanted medicines safely

People with expired or unwanted medicines at home are urged to dispose of them through the Dispose of Unwanted Medicine Properly (DUMP) initiative. Download full release

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Volunteers wanted at North Shore Hospital

Volunteers of varying age, gender and ethnic background are wanted at Waitemata District Health Board’s North Shore Hospital. Download full release

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Five sets of twins the talk of the town

It’s not every day you get five sets of twins and their parents together in one space.

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Volunteers wanted at Waitakere Hospital

Volunteers of varying age, gender and ethnic background are wanted at Waitemata District Health Board’s Waitakere Hospital. Download full release

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Supreme Court Decision - "A win for patient health"

Waitemata District Health Board welcomes today’s decision in the Supreme Court to uphold its smokefree policy. Download full release

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New skills centre boost for academic profile and positive patient outcomes

Dignitaries and VIPs joined Minister of Health Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman today for the opening of the new Whenua Pupuke Waitemata Clinical Skills Centre at North Shore Hospital.

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Asian Mental Health Service launches new book

A new activity booklet for mental health clients and their children was launched this afternoon by the Asian Mental Health Service in the Waitemata DHB’s newly opened Whenua Pupuke-Waitemata Clinical…

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