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!
The car parks at Auckland City Hospital can be very
busy, particularly in the middle of the day and during
wet weather. Please consider asking a friend or family
member to drop you off or use public transport, go to www.maxx.co.nz for
times and services.
Show how much you appreciate one of the Auckland DHB Team by
nominating them as a
Call for applications for the Consumer
Representatives for National Renal Transplant Service Leadership Group
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.
Auckland Hospital's nursing revolution
A new programme has more than
doubled the real time nurses are spending bedside. Watch
Researchers develop new MRI machine
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.
Nurses release more time to care
Nurses have quadrupled the
amount of time they spend with patients during a pilot of a
world renowned programme at Auckland City Hospital. The
Releasing Time to Care (RTC) programme developed for Britain’s
NHS empowers nurses to streamline ward processes, freeing them
up to spend more time with patients.
Calling hospital home
Seven Sharp visits the new
Northern Region Haematology and Bone Marrow Unit at Auckland
City Hospital with former patient, 21-year-old Molly Rowlandson
and Helen McIlwraith, charge nurse manager, Ward 62.
Watch the video.
World-class Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Centre opens in Auckland
Motutapu Ward is a purposely
designed facility that will promote wellness and provide an
outstanding environment for patients. The regional unit caters
for patients with blood cancers.
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