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Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed

by HBDHB Media Release

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

by HB Today article

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

by HBDHB Media release

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

by HBDHB Media Release

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

by Media Release

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

by HBDHB Media Release

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

Boil water notice Esk water supply

by HBDHB media release

HDC has issued a Boil Water notice to residents who take their water from the Hastings District Council Esk water supply, Esk Ridge and Kanuka Cliffs

Put your health first before holidays

by HBDHB Media Release

People are encouraged to visit their doctor or health professional prior to the public holiday period to update medical prescriptions or get a check-up