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.

86 news items.

Media release

New stop smoking service for Coast

Friday 1 July 2016Quick Read

The Ministry of Health has offered a contract to Community and Public Health to deliver the new West Coast Stop Smoking... read more about New stop smoking service for Coast»

Media release

Consumer voices are important

Tuesday 14 June 2016Quick Read

The West Coast DHB Consumer Council is looking for more representatives to provide advice to the West Coast health... read more about Consumer voices are important»

Facilities News

DHB applauds Government’s commitment to West Coast

Friday 27 May 2016Quick Read

West Coast District Health Board Chair Peter Ballantyne has applauded the Government's commitment to the health of West... read more about DHB applauds Government’s commitment to West Coast»

Media release

South Westland flooding – Media Update 1

Thursday 24 March 2016Quick Read

All DHB clinics are running as normal in South Westland today. If any patients are unable to make it to their... read more about South Westland flooding – Media Update 1»

Media release

West Coast makes 999,999th electronic referral

Wednesday 23 March 2016Quick Read

Two minutes after West Coast District Health Board Rural Hospital Medicine Registrar Adele Pheasant referred a patient... read more about West Coast makes 999,999th electronic referral»

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New ‘virtual medical receptionist’ service to help South Westland

Friday 26 February 2016Quick Read

A new service offering greater access to booking general practice appointments in South Westland will become... read more about New ‘virtual medical receptionist’ service to help South Westland»

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