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  • 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.

  • Complete your Census online on or before 6 March!

    Published Wednesday 28 Feb 2018

    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!

  • 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.