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  • Election 2020 – voting from hospital

    Published Friday 18 Sep 2020

    Due to COVID-19, Electorate Returning Officers will not be collecting votes from patients in hospital either in the lead up to or on Election Day. Hospitals will also not be used as designated voting places.

  • Primary care nurses’ strike

    Published Wednesday 2 Sep 2020

    Capital & Coast DHB is aware that some primary care nurses will be undertaking strike action for eight hours tomorrow (Thursday 3 September).

  • DHB clarifies points in Ombudsman’s report

    Published Tuesday 25 Aug 2020

    Capital & Coast DHB and the Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) today welcomed the Chief Ombudsman’s OPCAT report into five mental health units around the country.

  • A day in the life of the Infection Prevention and Control team

    Published Monday 10 Aug 2020

    Infection prevention always plays a crucial role in healthcare, but this year it took the spotlight. The Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) team at CCDHB suddenly found themselves in high demand, as their expertise was sought on every aspect of delivering safe care in the time of COVID-19.

  • Specialist mental health and addictions service for Wellington general practices

    Published Monday 6 Jul 2020

    The Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) has launched a GP Liaison service to provide specialist mental health and addictions advice to general practices across the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa, and Wellington regions.

  • Scam recruitment website

    Published Friday 3 Jul 2020

    Capital & Coast DHB has been made aware of a scam website for St Genesis Care General Hospital, which encourages health professionals to come and work in New Zealand.

  • Virtual solutions ensure continued care for older people

    Published Wednesday 10 Jun 2020

    A new way of working ensured that Aged Residential Care (ARC) residents have continued to receive safe and quality wound care during COVID-19.

  • Planned surgery - Maori and Pacific patients

    Published Thursday 28 May 2020

    People placed on a surgical waiting list are treated according to clinical urgency firstly, and then days waiting on that list.

  • Investigation completed into COVID-19 staff infection

    Published Tuesday 26 May 2020

    Capital & Coast DHB has completed its investigation into how a registered nurse contracted COVID-19.

  • Visiting local hospitals under alert level 2

    Published Friday 22 May 2020

    Patient and staff safety is the top priority for Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley DHBs under COVID-19 alert level 2, meaning visitor restrictions remain in place.

Last updated 26 March 2020.