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Waitematā DHB Elective Surgery and Outpatient appointments at COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3, Waitematā DHB is able to provide more services, including additional nondeferrable elective surgeries and non-urgent outpatient appointments that were not permitted to go ahead at Alert...

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Auckland’s first fleet of vaccination buses drive off into the community

Auckland’s first fleet of mobile vaccination buses has been launched into action, and walk-in vaccinations are now available at all community vaccination centres across the metro Auckland region.

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Thank you Tāmaki Makaurau for your mahi; let’s keep up the testing to get down the Alert Levels

Tāmaki Makaurau health authorities are urging more Aucklanders to get a COVID-19 test to help the region move down Alert Levels and reconnect with the rest of Aotearoa.

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New drive-through vaccination centre to boost capacity for Hibiscus Coast

The North Shore’s vaccine capacity will be significantly expanded when a drive-through vaccination centre opens north of Albany this week on Wednesday, 8 September.

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Waitematā DHB Fracture Liaison Service joins elite international Gold Standard ranks

Waitematā DHB’s efforts to curb one of the most damaging and costly causes of injury for older Kiwis have earned it top recognition with the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

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$12.6 million upgrade announced for Waitematā DHB Central Sterile Services Department

Waitematā DHB has welcomed a $12.6 million cash injection to upgrade the Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) at North Shore Hospital.

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Ground-breaking trial expanded to assess chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among Māori

The country’s first-ever national lung cancer screening trial will be expanded to include a study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among Māori.

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Waitematā DHB Māori Nurse of the Year 2021 turned personal tragedy into equity focused career

Angela’s late son, who would have turned 40 this week, passed away at nine-months-old after complications related to an ear infection that was never diagnosed, despite her repeated efforts to...

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Funding grant welcome by advocate for aspiring Māori surgeons

Waitematā DHB surgical registrar Dr Jamie-Lee Rahiri knew she wanted to be a doctor by the time she was in her sixth-form year at Northcote College. 

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New breast service removes travel barriers for women out west

How to get to North Shore Hospital from West Auckland? An easy question to answer if you own a car and have the means to pay for petrol or alternative transport.

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