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Serious Adverse Event Report 2017

Reporting adverse events in a timely way to develop a robust reporting culture are integral to learning from the national Serious Adverse Events report.

After-hours care

30 November 2017 *MEDIA RELEASE* *After-hours medical care gets boost* From 1 December people living in Napier, Hastings and Havelock North will have one point of contact for after-hours...

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

by HBDHB Media Release

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

Four cases Paratyphoid now confirmed

by HBDHB Media Release

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is investigating four confirmed cases of Paratyphoid Fever and is following up three suspect cases.

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.