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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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Major community investment announced for World Mental Health Day

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) will today launch its new approach to mental health and addiction care as part of an international day to recognise mental health education, awareness and advocacy.

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Major new investment in mental and addiction care in Waitemata

A fresh approach to improve mental health and addiction care will be launched by Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) on Monday (10 October) at a special event....

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Honouring Sir Graeme Douglas

The late Sir Graeme Douglas will be remembered as pillar of the West Auckland community, a leader in business and an innovator of pharmacy, Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Chief…

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World-class Emergency Department opens at Waitakere Hospital

Waitakere Hospital’s new Emergency Department officially opens today providing a world-class emergency medicine facility for the people of West Auckland.

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Council lifts ban on Lake Pupuke recreational activities

Auckland Council has now removed its ban on Lake Pupuke recreational activities following last month's leakage of diesel from our hospital storage tanks.

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Green light for falls prevention programme

A major national community falls prevention programme for people aged over‐65 which was developed by the joint Auckland‐Waitemata DHB Funding team was given the official go‐ahead today.

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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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