Nelson Marlborough Health News & Notices

Nelson Anniversary Long Weekend

Due to the Nelson Anniversary long weekend there will be no local updates on the January Omicron Cluster.

The Ministry of Health will continue to report any confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region. These updates can be found on the Unite Against COVID-19 website. 

The Communications team would like to say thank you for keeping up-to-date over the past week. Local updates will resume on Tuesday 1 February.  

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Advance care planning: Let's talk with the 41 Club

On Tuesday 20 July, Advance Care Planning (ACP) facilitator Carla Arkless had a kōrero with the members and partners of the 41 Club. Below is feedback from the clubs organiser Alan Nimmo.

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Supporting the transition from hospital to home for those affected by stroke

Returning to life at home after a stroke can be a challenging and daunting experience for everyone involved. The H2H seminars help stroke survivors and their families make the transition.

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Making it easier to get your feedback

We welcome your feedback to help us understand patient experiences and improve the way we work.  Now we’ve made it easier to access the patient feedback form and to get your form back to us.

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Our COVID-19 summer resurgence plan

The health system is prepared for a resurgence of COVID-19 during the summer. People and resources are on call. Our supply chains are stocked. 

A resurgence of community cases is a worst-case scenario but if a positive case is found in the community we will work fast to assess the situation and provide advice as quickly as possible to people. 

Read the full article to find out how you can play your part to make this summer unstoppable.

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Pestell's ham recall: stores where affected products are sold

New Zealand Food Safety is advising the public to return Pestell's Rai Bacon Company Ltd ham products distributed to selected supermarkets and other retailers nationwide, as they may contain Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

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National Safe Sleep Day | Te Rā Mokopuna

National Safe Sleep Day | Te Rā Mokopuna on 4 December is all about promoting safe sleep for babies, so that every sleep is a safe sleep.

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Nelson Hospital Chaplaincy: Information evening

The Nelson Hospital chaplaincy team are holding an information evening about chaplaincy training (beginning February 2021).

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Privacy Week: Privacy is precious

The focus of Privacy week (2-6 Nov) is on the new Privacy Act 2020 which comes in to force on 1 December.
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Are you ready for ShakeOut 2020?

Our staff will be taking part in the ShakeOut exercise on Thursday 15 October at 9.30am but this will not affect patient care or appointments.


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