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New breast screening clinic to save lives of Auckland women

Auckland and Waitematā DHBs, with the help of Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall, have launched a new breast screening clinic in central Auckland today.

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Prime Minister opens new unit at Mason Clinic

E Tū Tanekaha, Waitematā DHB’s new state-of-the-art 15-bed medium secure unit at the Mason Clinic, was opened today by the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, and Minister of Health...

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North Shore Hospital celebrates four 100-day milestones in SCBU

Over the next two weeks, four families in North Shore Hospital's Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) are celebrating their pre-term babies turning 100 days old.

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Next stage in new $267 million hospital building kicked off today

Today marks the next step in the construction of Waitematā DHB’s new hospital building, Tōtara Haumaru, on the North Shore Hospital campus.

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Waitematā DHB celebrates a milestone moment in vaccination rollout

Emergency Department nurse Tegan Mayo was among the first Waitematā DHB first staff members toreceive a dose of the Pfizer vaccine this week when new on-site healthcare worker vaccination clinicswere...

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Waitematā DHB is set to hire 100 new nurses

The biggest DHB in the country is embarking on its biggest recruitment drive ever, seeking 100 new nurses before the end of June. 

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Waitematā DHB appoints former Secretary for Te Marae Ora Cook Islands Ministry of Health as Director of Pacific Health

Former Secretary for Te Marae Ora Cook Islands Ministry of Health Dr Josephine Aumea Herman has been appointed Director of Pacific Health at Waitematā DHB.

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Thank you to the people of Northland and Auckland – 1 million COVID-19 tests and counting

More than 1 million COVID-19 tests have been completed in the Northern Region (Northland and Auckland) since testing began in February 2020. 

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Changing the lives of Pacific youth

Waitematā DHB’s community alcohol and drug service (CADS) is leading the way with a specialised programme for pacific youth who experience alcohol and/or drug issues.

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Auckland health authorities boost testing in response to new cases

Health authorities in Auckland are asking residents to be vigilant and follow public health advice following the three new positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, which has led to...

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