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Building closer relationships with aged residential care (ARC) facilities, like Kemp Home & Hospital, plays an important role in our efforts to reduce hospital admissions through our Community Health Services (CHS) district nursing teams. Staff are now more confident in their practice, and unnecessary hospitalisations are avoided - better for patients, and their families. Read more here
'Strep throat' can lead to rheumatic fever and permanent heart damage if it's not treated. If your child has a sore throat call Healthline on 0800 611 116
Growing older is something we should all celebrate. The wealth of skills, knowledge and wisdom that older people bring to our community is invaluable. So rather than focusing on the mental and physical decline that can come with ageing, many older members of our community are focusing on how they can remain active physically, emotionally and socially.
This section of the website brings together information about the support services available to older people and their families/whanau in the Wellington region. Click here to read more
Unless it's an emergency your General Practice should always be your first choice.
for free advice 24 hours a day. More info about Healthline here
The Simulation & Skills Centre is a purpose-designed facility suitable for the simulation needs of a wide range of healthcare professionals, with the ability to provide outreach activities at clinical sites. Located at Wellington Regional Hospital, the centre includes three clinical education rooms, two presentation rooms and two specialist simulation rooms. The facilities can be booked for presentations or training events.
Over the past year the 3DHBs (Wairarapa, Hutt Valley, and Capital & Coast) have shown leadership in their commitment to improve access to health services for those who experience disability. More than 30 staff, who represent departments across the 3DHBs, have committed to working with the Sub-regional Disability Advisory Group (SRDAG) established in November 2013 as ‘champions’. These champions will ensure people with disabilities or impairments can successfully use the health services provided by each DHB.
Capital & Coast DHB Quality Accounts 2012/13 are available to read online.
The Shared Care Record is intended to share your relevant health information from your GP with other health professionals, including hospitals.
The type of information that will be initially available includes any medical conditions or disabilities you may have, recent tests or results from x-rays or blood tests and what medicines you have been prescribed.