Nelson Marlborough Health News & Notices

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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Meat Free Mondays at hospital cafes

Following a successful trial last year Nelson and Wairau Hospital cafés have introduced Meat Free Mondays and phased out processed meats, such as ham and bacon.


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Visiting hours under Level 1

With a move to Alert Level 1 visiting hours at all NMH facilities will revert to the pre-COVID-19 visiting times


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World Smokefree Day: Sunday 31 May

World Smokefree Day is the perfect time to choose a smokefree lifestyle.

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Visiting restrictions to Nelson Marlborough Health hospitals revised

More people are now allowed to visit patients in Wairau and Nelson hospitals under a revised visitors’ policy relating to the COVID-19 alert levels.

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Health Innovation Awards: Reserve your place

RSVP to reserve your place at the 2020 Health Innovation Awards.


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Disability Support Services: helping people to live the best possible life.

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.


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A little bit of distraction goes a long way

A generous donation has helped reduce the stress to parents, and children, when kids need to have an echocardiogram.


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Stressbusters: Supporting Colombian former refugees to manage anxiety and build resilience.

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.


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Children's artwork helps reduce fear of Emergency Department

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.

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