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  • Local chemotherapy launched at Wairarapa Hospital

    Published Thursday 15 Feb 2018

    Valentines Day marked the launch of Wairarapa's new chemotherapy service. A long time in the making, chemotherapy is now offered locally to save our cancer patients the trauma of travel every time they receive treatment.

  • How Health Navigator works for you

    Published Tuesday 23 Jan 2018

    Trustworthy, reliable and accurate healthcare information and resources are available on the Health Navigator website.

  • Wairarapa medical centres, after hours and pharmacies Christmas opening hours

    Published Monday 18 Dec 2017

    The holiday opening hours published for Wairarapa. Remember 1, 2, 3 Where should I be? 1. Medical centre 2. After hours services 3. Emergency department.

  • Wheelchair, crutches and equipment amnesty - please return!

    Published Monday 6 Nov 2017

    Wairarapa DHB asks anyone storing hospital equipment they no longer need, including wheelchairs, bathroom equipment and crutches, to please return them to the hospital so they can be used by people who need them.

  • Know your medicines

    Published Monday 6 Nov 2017

    For many of us, healthcare involves taking medicines. Knowing your medicines – what they are called, what they are for, how often you need to take them and for how long - is really important.

  • Diabetes is a "silent killer"

    Published Thursday 26 Oct 2017

    And with about 2500 people in Wairarapa living with the health condition, it is vital they learn how to manage it, and live the best quality lives they can, according to Diabetes Wairarapa president Finlay Sutherland. Join Compass Health's self management course: smcourse@compasshealth.org.nz.

  • Free self management course changes lives

    Published Friday 20 Oct 2017

    If there was one word to describe Liv Robinson, it would be "survivor". The Wairarapa College old girl has had neurosurgery twice, pneumonia three times, and is blind.But those setbacks haven't stopped her from making goals and striving to be the best version of herself she can be. Her, and her mother Maggie say they have learned to take back their lives with the help of a free self-management course offered by Compass Health.

  • WrDHB nurse wins Open for Leadership award

    Published Monday 16 Oct 2017

    Janice Wilson, Chief Executive, Health Quality & Safety Commission, presents Angelene Williams of WrDHB with a special award, and a certificate recognising her work in improving patient safety.

  • Join the RATs riders THIS SATURDAY and show your support for suicide awareness

    Published Friday 8 Sep 2017

    Farriers Carpark Masterton This Saturday, 9th September 1pm-3pm