NOVA - October/November 2014
Check out the latest issue of NOVA magazine with stories on our
Mother and Baby Unit, local heroes, at our best, clinical
leadership, Falls Concept Ward Initiative, waste converters, health
targets, #fallsruinthefun and more!
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Auckland DHB conducts regular review of Department of Forensic
Auckland DHB’s Department of Forensic Pathology is being
reviewed. There is no specific concern about the quality of the
clinical service in respect of the standard of autopsy
Read more here.
Babies given the best start in life
mums in Auckland can be assured they have all the help and
support needed to give their baby the best start in life, as
National Women’s Health maternity services were once again
accredited as Baby Friendly.
foot forward to reduce falls
Coloured wristbands and a confusion screening tool are some of
the latest techniques being used at Auckland City Hospital to
help reduce the number of patients falling in wards. The ‘Falls
Concept Ward’ introduces a range of innovative and tested
initiatives developed by Older People’s Health specialists with
an aim to reduce falls with harm by 20 per cent.
Awards Finalists 2014 announced
District Health Board (DHB) is pleased to announce the finalists
in the five categories of its Health Excellence Awards 2014. The
annual award ceremony celebrates the work of our people who are
developing innovative ways of delivering healthcare services, or
undertaking cutting edge research that benefits the health and
wellbeing of both staff and the patients we care for.
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