Nelson Marlborough Health is preparing to close most elective hospital services on 5 July 2018 due to a nationwide nurses' strike. Non-urgent elective surgery and outpatient appointments booked for those days may be postponed and affected patients will be contacted directly.
Members of the public are welcome to attend the Hospital Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 26 June 2018.
It's World Elder Abuse Awareness week,15 - 22 June.
Join Age Concern's purple-themed morning tea on Wednesday 20 June at 10am.
Students got to hear from a nurse educators, and representatives from Maori health, physiotherapy, midwifery and dental about healthcare career paths at a recent Careers Expo at Motueka High School.
Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) has launched a regional IT system that will seamlessly connect patient information across all its health services for the first time.
PA and administrator Gayle Lawrie is a bit of a legend; Gayle recently quit smoking with the support of quit coach Sarah McKenzie, through the Stop Smoking service.
The second series of "13 Reasons Why" starts 18 May and all 13 episodes will be available to view at this time.
Members of the public are welcome to attend the Community and Public Health Advisory Committee /Disability Support Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 22 May 2018.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Kenepuru Sound and inner Pelorus Sound, extending outward to Tawero Point and Opani-aputa Point.
The May edition of Health News is available to read in local community papers.