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.
Some of our favourite links:
- Testing stations can be found on the Healthpoint website
- Vaccination clinics can be found on the Healthpoint website and bookings can be made via the BookMyVaccine website
- Locations of interest are updated hourly on the Ministry of Health website
- A checklist and step-by-step guide for preparing your household for COVID-19 can be found on the Unite Against COVID-19 website
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nelson Hospital chaplaincy team are holding an information evening about chaplaincy training (beginning February 2021).
The focus of Privacy week (2-6 Nov) is on the new Privacy Act 2020 which comes in to force on 1 December.
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.