Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board Meeting May 2019

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board meeting: 28 May 2019
1pm Seminar Centre Room 1, Braemar Campus, Nelson Hospital


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The 'flu season is hitting hard and fast

If you haven’t had your free flu vaccination, now is the time to do so – and urgently – as the flu season starts to hit the community hard and fast.


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International Day of the Midwife: Sunday 5 May

On Sunday 5 May each year, midwives, women, girls, partners and supporters of midwifery globally come together to celebrate International Day of the Midwife.


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Nelson Marlborough District Health Board meeting 30 April 2019

Members of the public are welcome to attend the following meeting to be held on 30 April 2019:

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Resident Medical Officers strike action

Our hospitals are preparing for a strike by Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) who are covered by the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (NZRDA) collective employment agreement.


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New Hospital Palliative Care Service in place

A new hospital palliative care service means patients with a serious illness will now receive more support from palliative care specialists.


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Retailer sold cigarettes illegally to minor in Tasman

A tobacco retailer in the Tasman area has sold cigarettes to a 15-year-old volunteer in a tobacco controlled purchase operation which was undertaken by the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) this week.


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Strike notice received: 29 April - 4 May

The New Zealand Resident Doctors' Association (NZRDA) has issued a strike notice on behalf of all union members which will involve the full withdrawal of labour for five days from from 8am Monday 29 April to 8am Saturday 4 May 2019.


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Brand new buggy blessed

Shuttle Buggy volunteers, donors and sponsors gathered recently for an official blessing of a new buggy at Nelson Hospital.

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Kia Korero: Let's talk Advance Care Planning (ACP)

Advance care planning (ACP) is the process of exploring what matters to you and sharing that information with your loved ones and your healthcare team.


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