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Telehealth at Waitematā DHB – remodelling a health service post COVID-19

Plans to expand the use of telehealth beyond COVID-19 are being fast-tracked by Waitematā DHB following widespread use throughout the lockdown period.

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Response to report into Waitakere Hospital staff infected with COVID-19

Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) is deeply sorry that staff who were caring for patients from St Margaret’s Hospital and Rest Home have tested positive for Covid-19.

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International day of the Midwife (Tuesday, 5 May) –extraordinary efforts during pandemic

Waitematā DHB midwives have adapted quickly to life in the face of COVID-19 – using innovation andtechnology to support women, their babies and families through the various stages of antenatal,...

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Regional clinical leaders back Waitakere Hospital staffing arrangements for COVID-19

The Northern Region Clinical Technical Advisory Group supports that staff are able to move from COVID-19 areas to non-COVID-19 areas for work as long as the following usual principles are...

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Northern Region DHBs test over 40,000 people for COVID-19

Latest Northern Region Health Communication Centre (NRHCC) data shows that since testing beganin February, the Northern Region DHBs (Northland, Waitematā, Auckland and Counties Manukau)have tested more than 40,000 people for...

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Virtual appointments ensure continuity of care during COVID-19 pandemic

Thousands of outpatient appointments that would normally have been cancelled during the COVID-19 lockdown have been able to go ahead due to the use of digital technology.

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No COVID-19 positive results from Auckland sentinel community testing

Testing of more than 400 members of the public at two locations in Auckland on Saturday has returned no positive results. 

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Update on transfer of St Margarets residents to Waitematā DHB

A further nine residents from St Margarets Hospital and Rest Home in Te Atatu are temporarily transferring to Waitematā District Health Board today.

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COVID-19 sentinel community testing undertaken in Auckland

A total of 300 people have provided swabs for COVID-19 testing at two sentinel community testing locations in Auckland today.

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