Waikato nurse Shane Werner is the first recipient of a new award for emerging health care leaders. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne presented the award at Waikato DHB this morning.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show Waikato DHB has made good progress on the raising healthy kids target.
Waikato District Health Board has completed its serious event review into the DHB’s care of Ross Bremner ahead of the tragic events that occurred in October.
It was a glimpse into the new future of dentistry which is moving away from conventional materials and techniques of treating kids tooth decay.
Waikato DHB has joined forces with telecommunications firm Spark to trial a new way of helping young people with rheumatic fever to receive their vital medication called 'Top up 4 yr top ups'.
All health professionals in the Waikato now have free online access to the clinical reference tool DynaMed, thanks to the Waikato District Health Board.
Waikato DHB has been forced to postpone and reschedule a number of outpatient clinics, mental health clinics and non-emergency surgery due to a junior doctors strike taking place from 7am on Tuesday 17 January to 8am on Friday 20 January.