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Injury prevention gets cash boost

A workplace injury prevention grant of $1.5 million has been awarded to the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, (HBDHB). It will fund an on-line programme assisting...

Hawke’s Bay Hospital very busy

With spring carnival events getting underway across the region, health officials are reminding people to choose their health care wisely. Hawke’s Bay DHB Chief Medical and...

Hi-tech towers a boost for keyhole surgery

surgery towers pic Brand new high-resolution laparoscopic surgery towers are now up and running in six of the operating theatres at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital. The new...

Measles update - 9 August 2019

One new case of measles has been confirmed on Thursday 8 August. There have now been three measles cases confirmed in Hawke's Bay. The latest case...

Measles case confirmed in Hawke’s Bay

An infant has been confirmed with measles in Hawke’s Bay and is in Hawke’s Bay Hospital. The infant contracted the highly contagious airborne disease while visiting...

Transplant tool a NZ first

Merryn jones *Formulating Kiwi-specific tools will help transplant co-ordinator Merryn Jones assist kidney transplant patients.* Live donor kidney transplants are lifesaving but research shows a great number of New...

Whānau voices a koha

Wairoa workshop Whānau voices underpin a plan for delivering health services in Wairoa; a plan being put together by the community and health providers across the health sector....

Canine Friends cheer up children

Therapy dog Jack Jack was lapping up loads of attention on Thursday as he did the rounds of the children’s ward at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. The ‘in-training’...