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  • Wairarapa DHB is planning for the nurses strike

    Published Thursday 21 Jun 2018

    Official notice has been received that nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) will undertake strike action in July. This involves nursing, health care assistant and midwifery staff in all District Health Boards throughout New Zealand.

  • Mental health inquiry well attended in Masterton

    Published Thursday 24 May 2018

  • Flu vaccinations offered on site at Mitre 10

    Published Thursday 24 May 2018

  • The panel for the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction wants to hear from you

    Published Thursday 17 May 2018

    The panel wants to know about our current mental health services and identify what is working well, what isn't, where the gaps are, and what the potential solutions might be. You can meet with them on Tuesday 22 May at 5pm, Copthorne Solway Park, Masterton.

  • Plan ahead

    Published Friday 27 Apr 2018

    “I always take my mobile phone into the garden with me. If I don’t have a pocket, I just pop it under my bra-strap up near my shoulder. If you trip over and your phone is on the other side of the garden, what’s the point in taking it out there in the first place?” Focus group member, Wellington

  • Love your Hips

    Published Friday 20 Apr 2018

    Doing exercises that strengthen your leg and core muscles and improve balance will reduce your risk of falling. It’s that simple.

  • Ways to support older people

    Published Friday 13 Apr 2018

    As part of the Live Stronger for Longer campaign we are looking at ways to help older friends and whānau love their independence.

  • Protect yourself from flu this winter

    Published Thursday 12 Apr 2018

    Did you know that 4 out of 5 people who get the flu virus each year don’t have any symptoms? This means you could be spreading the flu virus even when you feel completely well. Those that do get ill, may get very ill….

  • Love your independence – You're only as old as you feel

    Published Friday 6 Apr 2018

    Falling over isn’t part of the ageing process. Many falls are preventable and we want to help you stay on your feet and living the life you want to live.

  • Orthopaedic equipment better than Christmas

    Published Friday 2 Mar 2018

    Surgical staff are smiling at Wairarapa District Health Board (WrDHB) with the delivery of $600,000 worth of orthopaedic surgical equipment donated by Selina Sutherland hospital.