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  • Emergency Department had a special delivery from two cuties.

    Published Friday 7 Dec 2018

    A big thank you to these two cuties, Max and Jack Wooffindin, who dropped off gifts (bubble wands) for the kids in ED at Xmas.

  • Give your family the gift of health this Christmas.

    Published Thursday 6 Dec 2018

    Beaver Harvison is no stranger to health, working at the hospital daily. But, despite his good understanding of the benefits of screening, he still procrastinated when he received his Bowel Screening kit in the mail.

  • Government releases Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction

    Published Tuesday 4 Dec 2018

    The Government has today publicly released the report of the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. Health Minister, Dr David Clark says the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rethink how we handle some of the biggest challenges we face as a country.

  • Disability Week Function

    Published Tuesday 4 Dec 2018

    There was a lovely gathering to celebrate International Disability Week and give Heather Atkinson, Disability Responsiveness Advisor the chance to acknowledge and thank the WrDHB staff who have supported the Disability Strategy and Performance team's work at Wairarapa DHB this year.

  • Thanks, Countdown! $33,000 presented to Paeds

    Published Tuesday 4 Dec 2018

    Lisa and Adam, Countdown's Kids Hospital Appeal superstars, were left in no doubt of Wairarapa DHB's gratitude today when Adri Isbister, Tess Geard and Vicki Hookham (escaped camera) received the $33,000 "cheque" at a staff morning tea function.

  • Moving to Wairarapa gave me my health

    Published Thursday 29 Nov 2018

    Hira Renata considers himself one of the lucky ones. He received an invitation to participate in the National Bowel Screening Programme. The invitation letter for Hira arrived in the mail in June this year. “‘Congratulations, you are one of the first to be a part of the National Bowel Screening Programme…’ it said.”

  • Fulton Hogan champions bowel screening

    Published Thursday 29 Nov 2018

    Fulton Hogan is a strong advocate of the bowel screening programme, and encourages its eligible staff to participate in the programme, and others to advocate for their eligible friends and whānau to get on board.

  • Wairarapa Hospital desperately wants its crutches back!

    Published Tuesday 27 Nov 2018

    Wairarapa Hospital is desperate to track down any crutches that people may have finished with but have not yet returned.

  • Plans are well underway to manage maternity needs during the Midwives strikes

    Published Tuesday 20 Nov 2018

    Wairarapa District Health Board has detailed plans in place to ensure we continue to provide the best possible care for you and your baby while the midwives strike.

  • Your voice counts - help Wairarapa DHB shape its future. Register for a February workshop TODAY!

    Published Tuesday 20 Nov 2018

    In response to the recent employee engagement survey results, to patient feedback and to the changing healthcare environment we are launching ‘Your voice Your vision Your values’ to transform our culture, and improve quality of care.