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!
Ka Pai Whānau is about celebrating
with our people and connecting with our community as we
countdown to the holiday season. Throughout December a
range of activities are planned. We will announce any
public activities on our
Show how much you appreciate one of the Auckland DHB Team by
nominating them as a
Food service to
The food service for
patients at Auckland City Hospital was not affected yesterday.
Many of the kitchen staff have returned today and with the
continuing support of food services managers the food service
will continue as normal.
Auckland-region DHBs accept Food Services proposal
The three Auckland Metro District Health Boards
(Auckland, Waitemata and Counties Manukau DHBs) have decided to
proceed with a proposal that will see Compass Group become
responsible for the procurement, preparation and delivery of Food
Services in the region’s public hospitals and clinics.
On Time Every Time to protect your baby
Parents and caregivers are being urged to be on time, every time
with infant immunisations for the best protection against
serious, preventable diseases. Babies should receive scheduled
immunisations at age six-weeks, three-months and five-months,
vaccinating against a raft of serious diseases including
Rotavirus, Pneumococcal, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
(Whooping Cough), Polio and Hepatitis B.
Awards Winners 2014 announced
Auckland District Health Board (DHB) presented the winners of
its Health Excellence Awards 2014 last night at the Auckland War
Memorial Museum’s Event Centre. The Health Excellence awards
(‘the awards’) celebrate the work of Auckland DHB teams and our
partner organisations who demonstrate excellence.
on their experience of hospital
Auckland DHB is encouraging people to respond to a new survey
asking for feedback on their stay in hospital. A random
selection of people in the Auckland DHB region who spent at
least one night in hospital from 3 to 16 November have been sent
an invitation to participate in the national survey.
Violence Intervention Team uses social media to say "no" to
Auckland DHB’s Family Violence Team is leading a social media
campaign in support of White Ribbon Day on 25 November asking
colleagues to stand up and say "no" to domestic violence.
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