Health news

Read the latest West Coast District Health Board (WCDHB) health news, media releases, and current health alerts for the West Coast region. Our CE Update is also available online.​ Our Communications team are also available to assist with media enquiries.

78 news items.

CE Update

CE Update – 21 December 2018

Friday 21 December 2018Quick Read

You can read the CE Update in 2 different... read more about CE Update – 21 December 2018»

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Buller Health staff affected by MRSA

Friday 14 September 2018Quick Read

Clinical staff who usually work in Foote Ward, Buller Health have been affected by MRSA – Methicillin-Resistant... read more about Buller Health staff affected by MRSA»

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West Coast DHB prepares for NZNO strike

Tuesday 10 July 2018Quick Read

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants have voted to strike from 7am... read more about West Coast DHB prepares for NZNO strike»

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Grey Base large pohutakawa pruning to take place

Tuesday 13 March 2018Quick Read

A tree expert has advised the West Coast DHB that the large pohutakawa on the north-eastern side of the Corporate block... read more about Grey Base large pohutakawa pruning to take place»

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Coast pertussis cases on the rise

Friday 9 March 2018Quick Read

Pregnant women and babies under one need to be vaccinated against pertussis (whooping cough), Medical Officer of Health... read more about Coast pertussis cases on the rise»

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Feedback helps mental health services plan

Friday 9 March 2018Quick Read

Feedback from people with experience of mental health or addictions is helping redesign local mental health services.... read more about Feedback helps mental health services plan»

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Grey Base overbridge to close temporarily

Friday 23 February 2018Quick Read

The overbridge connecting the main street of Greymouth with the Grey Base Hospital will be closed for five days from... read more about Grey Base overbridge to close temporarily»

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