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  • Acting Chief Executive appointed to Capital & Coast DHB

    Published Friday 15 Dec 2017

    Andrew Blair, Board Chair of Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley DHBs, has today announced the appointment of Dr Ashley Bloomfield as the Acting Chief Executive (CE) for Capital & Coast DHB.

  • A sweeter experience for patients with diabetes

    Published Thursday 14 Dec 2017

    New processes and guidelines mean patients with diabetes will recover faster from surgery and spend less time in hospital.

  • New app to help support young people in crisis

    Published Thursday 23 Nov 2017

    Mental health workers are excited to have renewed support for a new tool to aid in their efforts to support young people in crisis.

  • Changes to improve mental health community respite

    Published Thursday 16 Nov 2017

    Improvements are being made to the management of mental health clients requiring community respite care following the review of a serious incident at a Whitby respite service.

  • Accommodation to help families support vulnerable young people

    Published Friday 10 Nov 2017

    Free short-term accommodation means family and whānau have a place to stay when visiting young people who are receiving mental health support in Porirua.

  • Synthetic drugs

    Published Friday 10 Nov 2017

    In the past week and a half, 11 people have come to Wellington Regional Hospital’s emergency department experiencing the effects of what doctors believe to be synthetic drugs.

  • DHBs welcome High Court judgment

    Published Monday 30 Oct 2017

    Waitemata and Capital & Coast DHBs have welcomed the High Court judgment today focusing on the care provided to three intellectually disabled patients.

  • Local kids ditching junk food for exercise

    Published Thursday 26 Oct 2017

    Thousands of Wellington kids are getting fitter and healthier thanks to local efforts to curb childhood obesity across the region.

  • Raising healthy kids – it’s about whānau

    Published Tuesday 24 Oct 2017

    Health professionals are urging parents to get support to help their kids maintain their health through childhood.

  • Wellington to host international schizophrenia expert

    Published Thursday 19 Oct 2017

    International schizophrenia and psychosis expert Professor Peter Haddad will share his expertise at a special lecture in Wellington next week.

Last updated 7 November 2016.