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  • Free Public lecture: Bowel screening programme

    12 May 2017

    8 June, 5pm - 7pm Masterton Club, Chapel Street Masterton For anyone with a family history of bowel cancer, or wanting to learn more about the Wairarapa programme. Speakers: Dr Paul Manuel and Dr Annie Lincoln. Hosted by Cancer Society Wairarapa.

  • What matters most to you for your future care?

    9 May 2017

    No matter what your age or health, it’s never too early to start talking about the care you’d like if you could no longer make decisions for yourself. Have you discussed with anyone: • what’s important to you • who you want to involve in decisions about your treatment and care • how much treatment you’d want and when you’d want it to stop • where you’d like to be cared for.

  • Auction exceeds expectations raising over $14,000 for chemotherapy unit

    9 May 2017

    Wairarapa DHB's huge auction and garage sale last weekend, clearing the decks of surplus hospital furniture and equipment, was a huge success. All proceeds are earmarked to support the establishment of an outreach chemotherapy service in Wairarapa, so that most of our cancer patients won’t have to travel out of the area for much of their chemo treatment. Pictured: Kevin and Pam Basher with the first item sold under the hammer