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 Published: 26/08/2014

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Published: 26/08/2014




New regional facility for blood cancer patients

NOVA - August/September 2014

Check out the latest issue of NOVA magazine with stories on our new Motutapu Ward, Releasing Time to Care, Local Heroes, upgrades to Starship's operating rooms, the upcoming 2014 Healthcare Excellence Awards and more!

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Plan ahead

The car parks at Auckland City Hospital and Starship Hospital can get very busy.  During the week, long queues are likely on the Auckland site, particularly in the middle of the day or during wet weather. Please consider asking a friend or family member to drop you off or use alternative transport. For public transport options see

Local Hero
Show how much you appreciate one of the Auckland DHB Team by nominating them as a local hero.

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Auckland DHB achieves all six national Health Targets

26 August 2014

Auckland District Health Board (DHB) is celebrating after achieving all six national Health Targets, proving its dedication and commitment to provide high quality services for patients and their families. Read more.


Fear of childbirth could be bumping c-section numbers (TVNZ)

21 August 2014

Auckland City Hospital obstetrician Michelle Wise talks about some of the reasons behind increasing numbers of caesarean sections performed at Auckland Hospital. Watch video.


Children learn to eat and drink again through groundbreaking Starship pilot programme

21 August 2014

A groundbreaking pilot programme has just been launched at Starship Children’s Hospital, which aims to help hundreds of children get off feeding tubes, and learn to eat and drink again. Read more


Call for applications for the Consumer Representatives for National Renal Transplant Service Leadership Group

20 August 2014

The National Health Board is seeking two consumer representatives as ex officio members of a new National Renal Transplant Leadership Team (NRTLT), and it is requested that you distribute this information to your networks or membership for their consideration. Read more.


Auckland Hospital's nursing revolution

17 August 2014

A new programme has more than doubled the real time nurses are spending bedside. Watch video.


Researchers develop new MRI machine

13 August 2014

Auckland University researchers have designed a machine that could revolutionise the way cardiologists detect heart problems. Dr. Boris Lowe, cardiologist at Auckland Hospital says the MRI machine could unmask the affects of heart disease that may not be apparent at resting conditions. Watch video.


First dedicated blood cancer research unit opens

13 August 2014

New Zealand’s first dedicated Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Research Unit has opened at the University of Auckland. The unit will focus on innovative research into the causes and treatment of blood cancers and related conditions and is part of an integrated cancer centre in the Auckland Academic Health Alliance - an alliance between the University of Auckland and the Auckland DHB. Read more.

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