Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

Tackling the Superbugs

Two local doctors have teamed up to fight the rise of superbugs caused by antibiotics resistance.


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Public health advice: Cryptosporidium cases in Marlborough

Blenheim’s Stadium 2000 pool complex has been closed temporarily as a precautionary measure to prevent more cryptosporidium cases.


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NMDHB and Committee Meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend the Hospital Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 27 June 2017.


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Volunteers: Helping to make people’s lives easier

Helping to make people’s lives easier is the reason Kathy Cuthbert spends so many hours giving her time freely as a volunteer.

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Visiting doctor encourages cultural competency

Northland GP and former New Zealander of the Year, Dr Lance O’Sullivan shared his views as part of the He Huarahi Matepukupuku  (Cancer Pathways for Maori) project.


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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

This week is Elder Abuse Awareness Week.

Thousands of older New Zealanders are being financially, psychologically and physically abused by their own adult children or grandchildren. It's not OK.


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Small steps to big changes

It’s Men’s Health Week.  Encourage your partner, father, brother, uncle and nephew to get proactive about improving their health and wellbeing.


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New GM Clinical Service appointed

Nelson Marlborough Health Chief Executive Peter Bramley is pleased to announce the appointment of Lexie O’Shea as General Manager Clinical Services.


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New stop-smoking services aim for success

Two new free stop-smoking services are now available to all smokers in the Nelson Marlborough region.


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Prioritising better physical health for addictions clients

People being treated for alcohol and drug addictions will benefit from a new electrocardiography (ECG) machine recently purchased for Nelson Marlborough Health’s addictions clinic.


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