Nelson Marlborough Health News & Notices

Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services during workers' strike

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.


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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 26 June 2018.


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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

It's World Elder Abuse Awareness week,15 - 22 June.

Join Age Concern's purple-themed morning tea on Wednesday 20 June at 10am.


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Students explore healthcare career paths

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.


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Regional IT system connects health services across the Top of the South

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.


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Quitting smoking for family’s sake

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.

 


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13 Reasons Why: Resources for parents and young people

The second series of "13 Reasons Why" starts 18 May and all 13 episodes will be available to view at this time.

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NMDHB and Committee Meetings

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.


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Public health warning against collecting shellfish

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.


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May edition of Health News is out now.

The May edition of Health News is available to read in local community papers.


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