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Choose Well this Long Weekend

Health officials are encouraging people to Choose Well when needing health care this long weekend and ensure medications are up-to-date in advance of the holiday period.  Hawke’s...

New lease on life for cots

People with unwanted cots are being encouraged to donate them to a new cot bank initiative aimed at preventing sudden unexplained death in infancy (SUDI).  Hawke’s Bay...

Hawke's Bay DHB preparing for strike

Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Anaesthetic Technicians, who are members of the Association of Professionals and Executive Employee Inc (APEX), have voted to strike for 24 hours from...

Have your say on Health Care

Hawke’s Bay people are encouraged to have their say on a regional health proposal that sets out a range of options about how and where they...

Hepatitis C sufferers don’t know they have it

by HBDHB Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is supporting a worldwide campaign to stamp out viral hepatitis and raise awareness to find an estimated 25,000 New Zealanders who...

New Wairoa Health Manager Appointed

by HBDHB Media release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is pleased to announce the promotion of Wairoa Health’s Clinical Nurse Manager, Sonya Smith, into the role of Wairoa Health Manager...

Hawke's Bay DHB preparing for strike

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants have voted to strike, significantly impacting services at Hawke’s Bay and Wairoa hospitals and Napier and...

Hawke’s Bay Hospital busy

Hawke’s Bay Hospital is busy and people with less serious health concerns are asked to think twice before going to the Emergency Department. Chief Medical and Dental...

Next week's nurses' strike averted

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the country’s District Health Boards today agreed a revised offer that will be taken to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare...

Volunteers called for following strike notice

Volunteer notice FINAL New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) members have rejected the revised pay offer from DHBs and given notice of industrial action. Nursing, midwifery and healthcare assistants covered by...

Hawke’s Bay DHB receives notice to strike

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board has received strike notice from New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO), advising that nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants covered by their Multi...

Feeling unwell? Seek help early

If you start to feel unwell this winter, seek medical help early before your symptoms get worse – that’s the advice from Hawke’ Bay District Health...