Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

Patients ‘co-design’ improvements in radiology service

A new approach to finding out how people feel about radiology services at Nelson Hospital is proving to be very effective.


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Health News - April 2016

Did you know each month Nelson Marlborough Health publish the latest Health News in local community newspapers?


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New Nelson Hospital chaplaincy initiative

The Nelson Hospital Chaplaincy service now enables patients moving from Nelson Hospital to retirement complexes to receive spiritual and emotional ministry.


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Start a conversation that counts

Get talking and begin planning your future healthcare today.


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Are you eligible for a free flu vaccine?

Infection with the influenza virus may lead to a stay in hospital for any age group but particularly if you are elderly or have an ongoing medical condition.


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Youth voices wanted

Calling all 12 to 24 year olds! We want to know what you think about health and social services.


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Falls prevention is everyone’s business

Every 48 seconds, someone in New Zealand is injured at home. Most home injuries are the result of falls. The theme for April Falls 2016 is prevention, review and learning from falls.


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Let’s make 2016 the year of ‘water-only schools’

Nelson Marlborough Health CEO Chris Fleming encourages school principals and chairs to accept the call to remove sugary drinks from schools.

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The Well Child Tamariki Ora Book meets the 21st Century

The digital age has come to the Well Child Tamariki Ora My Health book (commonly referred to as the Plunket book).

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HPV vaccination programme effective

“In New Zealand, approximately 50 women die each year from cervical cancer. The HPV immunisation programme was introduced to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer and other diseases caused by HPV.

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