2018

22 May 2018
Funding and our future

Last Thursday the Minister of Finance read the budget for the 2018/19 year and as has been extensively covered in the media, health was a major benefactor of the government’s intention to invest in more services.

8 May 2018
Celebrating standout Nurses and Midwives

The third annual Nurses and Midwives of Tairāwhiti (NAMOT) Awards was held recently.  This year the event was held on International Midwives Day, with International Nurses Day next Saturday. The awards highlight the stand out efforts of so many of the team here in Tairāwhiti.

5 March 2018
Unprecedented summer for health

DHBs around the country are reporting high levels of need for care during the summer months with unprecedented attendances in EDs and numbers of admissions to wards. There have been reports of many hospitals seeing winter-like levels of people in hospital.

27 February 2018
Quality of care journey continues

There were many stories of how our care and services are top notch when the auditors were here last week.  

21 February 2018
Auditors help drive improvements

This week we have the Auditors from the DAA Group here to look at our systems and processes in relation to the Health and Disability Sector Safety Standards.

12 February 2018
Developments in health from DHB Chiefs

DHB Chief Executive met in Wellington recently for our first chance of the year to get an update on developments in the health sector and to provide input to the DHB responses to those developments.

8 February 2018
Engaging staff

Hauora Tairāwhiti's Staff Engagement Committee has been developing a plan of activities to respond to a range of issues identified by staff, locally and through national surveys

23 January 2018
Happy New Year Everyone

Thank you to the people who worked over Christmas and New Year, especially for the responsiveness when there was a surge in admissions following Rhythm and Vines.