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Waitemata DHB pharmacist nationally recognised for advancements in patient safety

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Pharmacy Operations Manager David Ryan has been named a finalist in the New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards for introducing electronic prescribing (e‐prescribing) across North…

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Sky Bridge next major step in North Shore's ongoing renaissance

Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key today opened North Shore Hospital's new Sky Bridge linking the Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) with the main hospital tower as part of plans…

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Hospital bedside technology to fast-track care for patients who need it most

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) clinicians have new technology at their fingertips to help identify and fast-track care to hospital patients who need it most.

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Court of Appeal upholds Waitemata DHB smoking ban

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is pleased to announce that the Court of Appeal issued its decision this morning upholding the legality of Waitemata DHB’s Smokefree Policy.

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Free Wi-Fi the next step in enhancing patient experience

Patients and visitors now have access to free, high speed Wi-Fi at North Shore Hospital, Waitakere Hospital as well as most clinical and community sites.

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Waitemata DHB leads the way as a ‘Good Employer’

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

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Measles Alert – immunise to protect your child from a serious disease

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is asking parents to make sure their child’s immunisations are up-to-date following confirmation of recent measles cases in the Auckland region.

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Waitakere Hospital Emergency Department to almost double in size

A major expansion to the physical size and layout of Waitakere Hospital’s emergency department is well underway with the new building taking shape on the hospital site.

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Waitemata DHB wins national award for patient experience programme

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has been nationally recognised for its work linking the experiences our patients to the growth of our staff and services.

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New sky bridge development in plan to expand patient care to Waitemata community

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is constructing a sky bridge linking the Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) with the main hospital tower as part of plans to further integrate and expand…

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