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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’...

Community heeds DHB advice to Choose Well

Hawke’s Bay DHB is thanking people for heeding its advice during last week’s junior doctor’s strike by only presenting to Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Emergency Department for...

Incomplete sterilisation of equipment

On Monday (11 February) Hawke’s Bay District Health Board became aware of an issue with a batch of sterilising equipment that was used in Hawke’s Bay...