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Reduction in Norovirus cases at Tauranga Hospital

Over recent days Tauranga Hospital and staff have been taking all possible measures to avoid the further spread of Norovirus - a highly contagious viral gastroenteritis.

There has been a reduction in Norovirus cases at Tauranga Hospital overnight.

Herceptin studies results welcomed

Roche Products (New Zealand) Limited welcomes the results of two studies, PHARE and HERA, which explore different treatment durations of Herceptin when used together with chemotherapy in early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer.

Doctor numbers not all they're cracked up to be

Tony Ryall owes an apology not only to the country’s doctors but to all New Zealanders for persisting with the fiction that the country is awash with doctors, Labour Health spokesperson Maryan Street says.

One year on Herceptin is the gold standard

New research shows that a 12-month treatment programme of Herceptin is still the best option for women with HER2-positive breast cancer, according to the Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC).

Tauranga Hospital work to prevent spread of Norovirus

Tauranga Hospital work to prevent spread of Norovirus

Tauranga Hospital and staff are taking all possible measures to avoid the further spread of Norovirus - a highly contagious viral gastroenteritis. Norovirus spreads easily from person to person.

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Health care assistants graduate

A group of Waikato DHB health care assistants (HCAs) graduated with a Level 3 National Certificate in Health, Disability and Aged Support last week.

Let's go shopping

Fitting out a building the size of the Meade Clinical Centre doesn’t happen without a lot of planning, budgeting and hard work.

Building Programme Office equipment manager Daniel McKay and his team are the ones making it happen.

Running 'front of house'

With Ali Wilkinson in charge you expect things to run smoothly. And that’s the way she likes it.

The team leader for the Meade Clinical Centre reception staff stepped into her new role today (Monday 1 October), as the migration of clinics to the Meade Clinical Centre gathers pace.

More clinics on the move

The migration of clinics to Waiora Waikato Hospital’s new $130 million Meade Clinical Centre is continuing with Level 2 opening today.

St John helping to reduce falls in the home

St John is helping to reduce falls in the home by supporting ‘ACC’s Home Safety Action Week 2012. The week’s theme is to fight the common hazards to reduce the risk of injury at home.