All DHB Media Release - After caring for COVID-19 patients for more than 18 months, the Auckland region’s hospitals are reassuring the public that they are well placed to manage increased patient numbers as a result of community transmission.
New COVID-19 Protection Framework provides pathway out of lockdown and ability for businesses and events to re-open to vaccinated New Zealanders
Simpler framework to minimise cases and hospitalisations without use of widespread lockdowns
Auckland to move into the new framework when 90 percent of eligible population in each of the three DHBs…
A shortage of qualified and experienced project managers could challenge the three Auckland region DHBs tasked with delivering significant capital and infrastructure programmes, so they have come up with an innovative and long-term solution.
District Health Boards and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation have reached an agreement that will see improvements to pay and working conditions for nurses working for the DHBs in hospitals and the community.
Middlemore Hospital has been the epicentre of the Delta outbreak in Auckland with up to eight hospital admissions per day since the outbreak began.
New Zealand is amongst the first countries in the world to sign an advanced purchase agreement for the new COVID-19 oral antiviral treatment molnupiravir from pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
Middlemore Hospital has been the epicentre of the COVID-19 Delta outbreak with over 1,100 cases since the pandemic began in the Counties Manukau region. The teams experience is now being applied to how services and patient care will be provided in the future.
Counties Manukau DHB has advised the Ministry of Health of two COVID-19 exposure events at Middlemore Hospital. Both cases arrived at Middlemore’s Emergency Department last night seeking treatment for issues unrelated to COVID-19.
Media release from Ministry of Health - An outstanding group of people with extensive and wide-ranging governance and health experience have been appointed to lead the Māori Health Authority and Health New Zealand, Health Minister Andrew Little says.
Media Statement - Counties Manukau Health has been the centre of the Delta community outbreak in Auckland. Like all health providers, COVID-19 alert level restrictions required changes to our scheduling of services including elective surgery and outpatient clinics.