Here are the latest media releases from Nelson Marlborough Health.

To contact the Nelson Marlborough Health communications team email [email protected], phone (03) 546 1824 or 027 446 6799

2019
18 April Retailer sold cigarettes illegally to minor in Tasman
15 April New Palliative Care service partnership between Nelson Tasman Hospice and NMH
25 March Kia Korero, Let's talk Advance Care Planning
15 March  The measles outbreak: Are your children protected?
12 February  Retailers caught selling cigarettes illegally to minors
 8 January  NMH prepares for NZRDA strike
2018
12 December Your healthcare options during the holiday season
5 December Celebrating Safe Sleep Day: Weaving for future generations
30 November 2018 Health Innovation Awards: Celebrating the people who make our healthcare system more skilled, more compassionate and more equitable
29 November Meningococcal disease: Know the symptoms
19 November 2018 Health Innovation Awards attract record number of entries
18 September Murchison Health Centre to join Nelson Bays Primary Health
18 September Well Child app 2.0 launched
18 August NMH statement relating to 'Serious event review into the care and treatment of Ruby Knox'
17 August Progressing the move to an all-ages specialist after-hours mental health urgent response team
1 August Counting down to the launch of bowel cancer screening
30 Juy Big Latch On -Nelson
10 July Increase of campylobacteriosis cases in Nelson Marlborough
10 July Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services during workers' strike
4 July Leadership award recognises commitment to children and families
3 July Services as usual (strike averted)
28 June Nelson Marlborough Health to reduce services during workers’ strike
26 May Join the trend – quit smoking for World Smokefree Day
16 May Regional IT system connects health services across the Top of the South
23 April Inquiry into Mental Health and Addictions Public Meetings
11 April Measles outbreak reaches Nelson Tasman region
14 March Mumps in the region
2 March Update: Gastroenteritis outbreak in Nelson
1 March Gastroenteritis outbreak in Nelson: Public health advice
3 February Whooping cough: School children at risk if not immunised
15 January Gastroenteritis outbreak easing in Marlborough
3 January Gastro outbreak in Marlborough: Public health advice
2017
29 December Mumps in the region: Backpackers asked to check immunisation status
18 December After-hours healthcare options
14 December Pertussis update
28 November Urgent Care Centre Opening
27 November Safe Sleep Day 2017
16 November Public health alert: Whooping Cough on the rise in Nelson region
29 September More Maori and Pacific parents choosing to immunise their children
29 September Remember mumps these school holidays
16 August Public health alert: Mumps cases on the rise in Marlborough
8 August New home-support service providers announced
26 July Blenheim cryptosporidium outbreak lingers
29 June Change of provider for Motueka’s primary maternity facility
23 June Public health advice: Cryptosporidium cases in Marlborough
7 June New appointment for Nelson Marlborough Health executive leadership team
16 May Community collaboration improves Marlborough Nelson transport options
15 May Our path to becoming 'Paper-lite'
4 May International Nurses' Day, 12 May: A voice to lead
3 May Celebrating our midwives
31 March CE announcement from Chair Jenny Black
31 January Chris Fleming appointed Chief Executive for Southern DHB
11 January Advice to campers and trampers: How to avoid catching gastro
2016
1 December Protecting children’s teeth: Oral health education partnership launches
15 November Earthquake response 10am
14 November Earthquake response 4pm
14 November Key Public Health Messages
14 November Earthquake response 1pm
14 November Earthquake response 9am
4 October Future Healthcare model shared with Nelson public
29 September Smoke Free Controlled Purchase Operation
16 August Vehicle service for Picton and Marlborough Sounds residents
1 August Local mums celebrate breastfeeding in 'The Big Latch On'
12 July Is your drinking water up to standard?
21 June New Executive Leadership Team appointment
16 June Bringing stroke specialists to bedsides – via video
28 May Third case of measles confirmed in Nelson
25 May Second confirmed case of measles in Nelson
20 May Measles update for Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman regions
16 May Confirmed measles case in Nelson
5 May A tasty start to our 'Tap Into Water' campaign
29 April Patients 'co-design' improvements in radiology service
12 April Statement about the proposed community water fluoridation legislative changes
21 March Let's make 2016 the year of 'water-only schools'
9 March The Well Child Tamariki Ora Book meets the 21st Century
26 February Planting your winter greens? Five simple steps could save your life
25 February Update on clean-up at Wairua Hospital ED and HDU
24 February People urged to save Wairau Hospital ED for emergencies only while flood clean-up underway
23 February Juices and ‘diet’ drinks to go from hospital shelves and meals
16 February Wairau Hospital building refurbishment underway
10 February Tanks dry? Make sure you buy water from a registered supplier
2 February Toy radiology replicas help calm kids
29 January New operating theatre to increase capacity for elective services