Members of the public are welcome to attend the NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 23 October 2018.
The days of paper charts at the end of a hospital bed are numbered, with the introduction of the Patientrack e-observation system to Wairau Hospital’s Inpatient ward this week.
E-observation is the use of a computer (typically an iPad) to record patient vital signs and other clinical data at the bedside.
Murchison Health Centre is joining Nelson Bays Primary Health, the primary health organisation (PHO) that organises and delivers primary and community health services across the Nelson and Tasman district.
Murchison Health Centre patients will be asked to sign a new enrolment form and, under the new arrangement, some may notice beneficial changes such as reduced fees and easier access to appointments.
Members of the public are welcome to attend the NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 25 September 2018.
Hospital clinicians and primary care GPs now have one-click access to some of their patients’ mental health or addictions records, replacing the ‘break the glass’ system where records had to be requested.
Records from 2016 are now available via the Health Connect South and HealthOne systems, with the same confidentiality protections and auditing steps in place.
When bad things happen to good boys, a true account of sexual abuse suffered by a group of boys published by Nelson Male Survivors group, will be launched on Tuesday 25 September.
Speech-language therapy week of action helps connect people with aphasia.
The September edition of Health News is available to read in local community papers.
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More healthcare services are now available at the Marlborough Community Health Hub, with the near-completion of its expansion this month.
NMH Chief Executive Peter Bramley says that the expansion allows for better integration of services.
“Our community health hubs in Blenheim and Nelson typify the community-facing service model we want more of, and that our communities are asking for,” Peter says.
Members of the public are welcome to attend the Hospital Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 28 August 2018.