Nelson Marlborough Health is investing in more safe sleep devices for babies, and teaching people how to weave their own wahakura for baby to sleep in.
These initiatives will be celebrated on Te Rā Mokopuna (National Safe Sleep day) on 1 December.
Dust off the Christmas hats and tune up your vocal chords for Christmas carols in the wards
New Urgent Care Centre to open in Blenheim.
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 28 November 2017.
There is a current phishing scam where NZ and international healthcare professionals are being emailed fake application forms and job offers, purportedly from ‘Nelson Marlborough Health Care’.
Patient Safety week, from 5 to 11 November, is all about Medication Safety.
It's National Oral Health Day on 3 November and we want you to Switch to Water.
The first supermarket in the Nelson Marlborough region has agreed to restrict sales of high-sugar and artificially-sweetened drinks to school children from 7am-3pm.
It marks the start of a 'healthy sales' initiative under the Sweet Enough Water Only programme where Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) staff help schools and sports organisations to adopt water-only (and plain milk) guidelines.
It's invisible, and it's dangerous and osteoporosis only reveals itself when a bone breaks .
The November edition of Health News is available to read in local community papers.