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  • 101-year-old among first aged care residents to receive COVID-19 vaccine

    Published Thursday 22 Apr 2021

    Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs this week commenced the COVID-19 vaccination of residents in Aged Residential Care (ARC) facilities.

  • Around 45,000 people eligible for bowel screening test

    Published Thursday 15 Apr 2021

    People aged 60-74 years living in Kapiti, Porirua, and Wellington and who are enrolled with a GP can expect an invitation to participate in the free National Bowel Screening programme over the next two years.

  • Protecting our Pacific people from COVID-19

    Published Friday 9 Apr 2021

    Meet Rose and Otila. They are leading the way when it comes to protecting our Pacific community by getting their first COVID-19 vaccination doses and training to vaccinate others.

  • Minister marks World Health Day with COVID-19 vaccination

    Published Wednesday 7 Apr 2021

    Minister of Health Hon Andrew Little today marked World Health Day by receiving his COVID-19 vaccination at Wellington Regional Hospital.

  • COVID-19 Response Minister vaccinated

    Published Wednesday 31 Mar 2021

    COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Associate Health Minister Ayesha Verrall received their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine this morning as part of the DHB COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

  • Local COVID-19 vaccination programme pānui

    Published Wednesday 31 Mar 2021

    Welcome to the latest pānui for the Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHB COVID-19 vaccination programme. We will be providing regular updates on our mahi throughout the wider region.

  • Please keep ED free for emergencies

    Published Friday 26 Mar 2021

    Both the Wellington and Hutt EDs are experiencing high presentation numbers, and people are asked to help keep ED clear for people who are in need of emergency care.

  • Centres open to provide COVID vaccines in the community

    Published Wednesday 24 Mar 2021

    The Hutt Valley and Wellington regions have now entered the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout – the vaccination of border workers’ household contacts, and of the frontline health and emergency workforce – with five community vaccination centres (CVC) now in operation.

  • DHB announces name of new Child Health Service and children’s hospital

    Published Thursday 4 Mar 2021

    Capital & Coast DHB is today excited to announce that the integrated Child Health Service and new children’s hospital will be named Te Wao Nui – ‘The Great Forest of Tāne’ – in recognition of the cultural significance and life-giving properties that Māori associate with the forest.

  • Kenepuru team works towards equity

    Published Friday 19 Feb 2021

    Members of a community health team are working to deliver a better experience for Māori staff and patients through education and challenging biases.

Last updated 26 March 2020.