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Nurses reach out for immunisation

Do you have a baby or child under 6 years old in your home who is overdue for their scheduled childhood immunisations? Read the rest of this entry »

Hand, Foot and Mouth disease

No, we’re not talking the farmyard variety here! Our communities are currently experiencing an outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease – a common childhood disease usually occuring in children 10 years and younger. Read the rest of this entry »

A one-stop shop for baby teeth

If you have (or are having) a baby, you’ll become familiar with the Newborn Enrolment Form introduced in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Our Local Hero is all ‘heart’

….and a little bit gran!

Our latest Local Hero is not content with one hat…. she wears two – and that’s not counting her ‘Gran’ hat which is her all time favourite. Read the rest of this entry »

Take time to connect with your child

These school holidays, take the time to CONNECT with your child. Read the rest of this entry »

Brightwater School hosts the Milk for Schools launch

The Brightwater School community transformed their school hall and undertook the role of welcoming and inviting hosts as the Fonterra Milk for Schools programme was launched in the Top of the South recently. Read the rest of this entry »

Lets talk oral health – introducing Maree

Introducing Maree Nevill, the new Adolescent Oral Health Coordinator in Nelson and Tasman. Read the rest of this entry »

The Time is NOW for Flu Vaccination

“You can’t always get what you want, but get what you need.” The Rolling Stones were certainly not thinking of influenza vaccination when they wrote these lyrics but it is good advice if you are at risk from the complications of flu says Nelson Marlborough Medical Officer of Health, Dr Ed Kiddle. Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing Our Local Hero

Q: What’s green, physically fit, wears a cape and tights, and loves people?
A: Our local Green Prescription Coordinator, Leigh Dalzell!
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NMDHB Knows Their ABCs

The results for Quarter 2 (October – December 2012) are in and the NMDHB can celebrate achieving 96%!
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