The December issue of Nelson Marlborough Health quarterly staff magazine, Connections includes a special feature on some of the Disability Support Service (DSS) staff who support people with intellectual and physical disabilities in over 50 homes across the district.
A generous donation has helped reduce the stress to parents, and children, when kids need to have an echocardiogram.
Since 2017 more than 200 Colombians have resettled in Nelson from exile in Ecuador.
To help former refugees to manage anxiety and build resilience the Stressbusters programme was developed.
It’s hoped artwork by children from Auckland Point School will help reduce the fear of a visit to the Emergency Department (ED) at Nelson Hospital.
On-site medical services will again be provided at the 2020 Bay Dreams music festival being held in Nelson on 4 January at Trafalgar Park.
Many thanks to the children from Health Kids Kindergarten for helping to decorate the Christmas tree at Nelson Hospital.
The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is doing a nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system on Sunday 24 November 2019, between 6 - 7 pm.
Industrial action will affect the provision of radiology services (X-ray, CT & MRI) in Nelson and Wairau Hospitals. Ultrasound services are unaffected.
New categories mean more options for project entries in the 2020 Health Innovation Awards .
Congratulations to the team at the Motueka Maternity Unit who have been recognised for their commitment to breastfeeding for over a decade.