Doing exercises that strengthen your leg and core muscles and improve balance will reduce your risk of falling. It’s that simple.
As part of the Live Stronger for Longer campaign we are looking at ways to help older friends and whānau love their independence.
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….
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.
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.
The census provides a wealth of information for the country to understand more about the people who live in New Zealand and to help make good decisions about where services are needed. Information from the census helps determine how billions of dollars of government funding is spent across New Zealand. Most importantly for us - the information collected about WAIRARAPA is used to inform decisions and make plans about your healthcare and hospital services.
COMPLETE THE CENSUS - MAKE YOURSELF COUNT!
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.
Trustworthy, reliable and accurate healthcare information and resources are available on the Health Navigator website.
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.
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.