Te Waka Hauora, Nelson Marlborough Health’s Maori Health & Vulnerable Populations team recently held their first Nelson hapū wānanga, a new kaupapa Māori pregnancy, birth and parenting programme.
2018 Health Innovation Awards: Celebrating the people who make our healthcare system more skilled, more compassionate and more equitable
A project that helps Colombian refugees to settle into Nelson and cope with the change is the overall winner in the 2018 Health Innovation Awards.
People are advised to be alert to the symptoms of meningococcal disease (including meningitis) as an outbreak in Northland continues, alongside an increase in cases in the Nelson/Tasman region this year.
Are you confused about Enduring Power of Attorney and Advance Care Plans?
Members of the public are welcome to attend the Community & Public Health and Disability Support Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 27 November 2018.
Midwives who are members of the midwifery union MERAS are going on strike twice a day for two hours between 22 November and 5 December.
Nelson and Wairau hospital maternity units, and the Motueka Maternity Unit, will remain open and operational during the strikes. At all times during the strikes there will be a midwife available.
Women should come to their scheduled appointment unless they have been contacted to say their appointment is being postponed.
Every year in November, the World Health Organisation stages a week-long event to raise global awareness of the crisis we all face with the rise in antibiotic resistance.
Are you giving bugs a hand? Good hand hygiene is the simplest, most effective way to prevent healthcare associated infections.
We need water, not sugary drinks for hydration. Take the 30 day Switch to Water challenge this month.
Saturday 27 October is World Occupational Therapy Day. The day we celebrate and promote the profession internationally.