Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

NMDHB and Committee Meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend the Hospital Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 24 April 2018.


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Measles outbreak reaches Nelson Tasman region

The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service has confirmed a case of measles that is likely to be connected to five other cases notified in the South Island.


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April Falls: Health stands proved popular

Health stands at Wairau and Nelson Hospitals promote the notion that falls are everyone’s business.


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Hep C treatment: things have changed

Did you know at least 50,000 Kiwis are estimated to have chronic Hepatitis C, but only half of them know? 
Things have changed with Hep C treatment.


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What matters most for your future care?

Today is the day to start a conversation with your family and whānau about what matters to you for your future healthcare.


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Live Stronger For Longer: April Falls campaign

Falls represent pain, immobility and inconvenience for a large number of people.


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Voluntary job throws Karen into the red zone

As a self-confessed adrenaline junkie, joining an urban search and rescue (USAR) response team seemed a logical fit for Karen Cargill. 


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NMDHB and Committee Meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend the Community and Public Health Advisory Committee / Disability Support Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 27 March 2018.


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Mumps in the region: Buller festival goers asked to check immunisation status

A case of mumps has been notified to the Nelson Marlborough Health Public Health Service. People who attended the Buller Festival in Murchison on 3-4 March may have been exposed to mumps and are advised to check their vaccination status, get immunised and to be alert to symptoms.


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Putting an end to 'PJ Paralysis'

Patients are getting out of their PJs, into their own clothes and up and about in an effort to minimise the risks associated with being bed-bound.


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