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Terms and conditions The #brelfiehb selfie competition is run by Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) and is open to Hawke’s Bay residents only. To...

Stomach bug widespread in community

by HBDHB Media release

More people presenting to Hawke’s Bay Hospital in the past 24 hours with a stomach bug has seen the hospital close its Acute Assessment Unit (AAU)...

Winter illness on the increase

by HBDHB media release

A spike in winter illnesses saw presentations to Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Emergency Department surge over the weekend. (Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 July)

Measles case visited Hawke's Bay

by HBDHB media release

A child who recently visited Hawke's Bay, has been confirmed as having measles. The child visited a number of places in the Napier area including

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity

by HBDHB media release

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

Falls into focus

by HBDHB media release

Small changes can prevent falls. Inability to see well, judge distance or depth, and cope with sudden changes in light are all recognised obstacles to safety.

Vomiting virus circulating in Hawke's Bay

by HBDHB Media Release

A vomiting and diarrhoea bug is circulating through the Hawke’s Bay community and the population health team is urging parents to keep sick children home