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Nelson Marlborough Occupational Health Nurse, Jamie McCay, honoured for mental health work

Te Whatu Ora Occupational Health Nurse Jamie McCay has been awarded the University of Otago J R McKenzie (C M Greenslade Memorial) Prize for his work on promoting a mentally...

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Medical Officer of Health Dr Rachel Eyre: “We’ve all worked hard and want to unwind, let’s do so knowing that we are keeping ourselves and everyone else around us safe”

As COVID-19 case numbers climb again and are anticipated to peak over the festive period, it is important to be prepared and know how to keep safe while on holiday...

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Michelle Hunt, Centre Manager for the Nelson Tasman Cancer Society, on being SunSmart in our sun-shiny region

Sunnier days mean more exposure to harmful sun rays. Here are some sun safety tips to keep you and whānau protected this summer, plus Shade Loan and Skin Check Voucher information. 


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Nelson Marlborough Smokefree team recognised as 'outstanding' in the area of youth vaping

This past November the Nelson Marlborough Smokefree team participated in an education day focused on Youth & Vaping.

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How a hāngī transformed a routine ECG clinic into a day of whakawhanaungatanga and togetherness

Involving patients in their care takes many different forms - and a recent event held by our Hapori Ranga Hinengaro team shows how feelings of belonging, community and shared purpose...

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TrendCare turns ED nurses’ hard work into data for change

Nurses in Nelson and Wairau Hospitals’ Emergency Department are enthusiastic about TrendCare’s arrival in ED and the potential the programme holds to paint a picture of how many hours of care a patient needs compared to the time and workforce available. 


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Paw-fection: animal therapy is back!

Pet therapy has returned to the AT&R ward.


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White Ribbon Day 2022 - Condemning Violence Against Women

Trigger Warning: violence, violence against women, sexual assault, homicide

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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022 - Antibiotic Amnesty in Nelson Marlborough

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week ends tomorrow, and the 2022 campaign is 'Antibiotic Amnesty' - a call for old antibiotics to be returned to the pharmacy in order to reduce antibiotic resistance.

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Trans Awareness Week: Spotlight on our project team working in Nelson Marlborough, plus a community-led health survey and resources

In honour of Trans Awareness Week, we're spotlighting a team who are working together to assess the current health pathways and experiences for non-binary, transgender and/or gender-diverse people in the...

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