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Norovirus outbreak update

Norovirus has been confirmed as the bug that has affected a number of patients and staff at Hawke’s Bay Hospital during the week.Chief Medical and Dental…

Ten cases Paratyphoid now confirmed

Ten cases of Paratyphoid Fever have now been confirmed by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, and a number of other cases have been tested with results still

Second Mumps case notified


Parents urged to check immunisations. Hawke’s Bay health officials are urging parents to check their children’s immunisation status during the school holidays.

Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed


22 September, 2017

Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed

Hawke's Bay District Health Board is investigating three Paratyphoid cases reported over the last week.

Paratyphoid is a similar illness to…

Plea for more live kidney donors


Fresh calls are being made for more kidney donors in the face of a chronic shortage of organs for those on waiting lists for transplants.

Respiratory illnesses on the rise


Hawke’s Bay Hospital continues to remain extremely busy with an increase in admissions of people experiencing respiratory illnesses.

Flu Season Declared in Hawke's Bay


Hawke’s Bay health officials are warning of a rise in influenza-like-illness across the region and are advising people to protect themselves.

Free bus trial for DHB staff


A free bus fare incentive for staff getting to and from Hawke’s Bay Hospital and Napier Health will kick off from 10 July, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board.

Immediate chlorination of Napier water

Napier City Council Media Release Tuesday 23 May 2017

Chlorination of Napier City’s water supply will commence today (Wednesday 24 May) at 8am after a positive e.coli…

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity


Unless it’s an emergency, people are asked to seek medical care from their family doctor, medical centre, pharmacy or to call Healthline.