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Media releases

Responsible drinking during the festive season

The Christmas holiday period is often associated with increased alcohol consumption for some people. With this in mind, Waitematā DHB, which operates the Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) for...

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Statement regarding medical imaging strike action

Contingency planning is well advanced to ensure our hospitals deliver a high standard of service throughout the current period of industrial action by members of the APEX union. 

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UPDATED - Temporary management of MMR vaccine in metropolitan Auckland

The measles outbreak has led to high demand for the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine in Auckland. 

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New Mason Clinic building a major investment for mental health

To meet growing demand for specialist mental health services in the Northern Region, a new $22 million, 15-bed medium secure unit is expected to open at the Mason Clinic in...

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Temporary management of MMR vaccine in metropolitan Auckland

The measles outbreak has led to unprecedented demand for the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine.

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Protecting our communities from measles

There was a strong turnout for Waitematā DHB’s free measle clinic at Waitakere Hospital today.

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Waitematā DHB leads the country in hand hygiene compliance

It can’t be too difficult to remember to wash your hands – right?

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Patient experience boosted through new digital post system

In a major leap forward for patient experience, Waitematā DHB is now sending appointment, referral and clinic outcome letters to patients via email.

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Telehealth clinics breaking down barriers to access for patients

If distance is a barrier to good health care for your whānau, Waitematā DHB’s new trial service could be the answer to get more people the help they need as...

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Asian Health Week and a special birthday at Waitematā DHB

An extra-special invitation is being issued as Waitematā DHB’s Asian Health Services (AHS) prepares to mark its 20th anniversary with traditional tea-sharing ceremonies at both of the DHB’s general hospitals.

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