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Over $1million investment in new nursing positions announced

Over $1million will be invested to create nearly 17 new full-time equivalent nursing roles at Hawke’s Bay Hospital, the district health board announced today.

Hospital's youngest patients ready to enjoy new playground

Exciting news for Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s youngest patients – the hospital’s paediatric playground has received a radical transformation!

Norovirus outbreak update

Norovirus has been confirmed as the bug that has affected a number of patients and staff at Hawke’s Bay Hospital during the week. Chief Medical and Dental...

Strict infection control in place at Hawke’s Bay Hospital to prevent spread of Norovirus

Strict infection control measures are in place in some wards of Hawke’ Bay Hospital to prevent the spread of Norovirus, a contagious vomiting and diarrhoea bug.

CHB to get state-of-the-art radiology equipment

by HBDHB Media Release

More than $400,000 will be invested into Central Hawke’s Bay Health Services before Christmas with the addition of new state-of-the-art digital radiology equipm

Ten cases Paratyphoid now confirmed

Ten cases of Paratyphoid Fever have now been confirmed by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, and a number of other cases have been tested with results still

Second Mumps case notified

by HBDHB Media Release

Parents urged to check immunisations. Hawke’s Bay health officials are urging parents to check their children’s immunisation status during the school holidays.

Six cases Paratyphoid now confirmed

Six cases of Paratyphoid Fever have now been confirmed by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, today (26 September).

Four cases Paratyphoid now confirmed

by HBDHB Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is investigating four confirmed cases of Paratyphoid Fever and is following up three suspect cases.

Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed

by HBDHB Media Release

22 September, 2017 Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed Hawke's Bay District Health Board is investigating three Paratyphoid cases reported over the last week. Paratyphoid is a similar illness to...

Mumps case confirmed at Waipukurau School

Adults and parents with children at Waipukurau Primary School in Central Hawke’s Bay are being asked to check their immunisation status

Hawke's Bay DHB pleased with health target progress

by HBDHB Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is pleased the hard work of staff has been rewarded with it achieving all but one of the national health targets.

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shape health services

by Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is inviting the community to be part of two big projects that will shape the future of health care in Hawke’s Bay.

Plea for more live kidney donors

by HB Today article

Fresh calls are being made for more kidney donors in the face of a chronic shortage of organs for those on waiting lists for transplants.

Respiratory illnesses on the rise

by HBDHB Media release

Hawke’s Bay Hospital continues to remain extremely busy with an increase in admissions of people experiencing respiratory illnesses.

Surge in winter illnesses impacting Hawke’s Bay’s health system

by HBDHB Media Release

The surge of winter illnesses in Hawke’s Bay is impacting the whole of the Hawke’s Bay health system and there is important advice for locals on how to best man

Flu Season Declared in Hawke's Bay

by HBDHB Media Release

Flu season declared 2017 Hawke’s Bay health officials are warning of a rise in influenza-like-illness across the region and are advising people to protect themselves.

Free bus trial for DHB staff

by Media Release

A free bus fare incentive for staff getting to and from Hawke’s Bay Hospital and Napier Health will kick off from 10 July, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board.

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity

by HBDHB Media Release

Unless it’s an emergency, people are asked to seek medical care from their family doctor, medical centre, pharmacy or to call Healthline.

Inquiry findings will help restore confidence in drinking water

by HBDHB media release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board welcomed the Government Inquiry findings released today as an important step toward restoring the community’s confidence