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The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is one of 20 District Health Boards in New Zealand
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BOP District Health Dec 2
Whakatāne Hospital was presented with a cheque for $35-thousand at the Whakatāne Countdown store earlier this week. The annual appeal raised a total of $1.2 million for 21 children’s hospitals & wards across New Zealand
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BOP District Health Dec 2
Unwell children at Tauranga Hospital are set to benefit from a generous donation thanks to the community and staff supporting the 2018. The hospital was presented with a cheque for $59,000 at the Papamoa Countdown store yesterday.
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BOP District Health Nov 26
Young donor's parents urge people to have the conversation about organ donation. The parents of a young mum whose life was cut tragically short say organ donation has helped cast a positive light on a dark period of their lives. Read full article
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Alzheimers NZ Nov 25
We're highlighting some ways you can live well with dementia. Even gentle exercise helps our fitness, muscle control, and coordination, and contributes to a sense of wellbeing. The most important thing is to choose activities you enjoy and stick with them.
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BOP District Health Nov 7
Sick children at Whakatāne Hospital will have new PJs this summer thanks to the work of a group of teenagers at Whakatāne High School. Whakatāne Children's Ward nurses Lee Willetts & Alice Biju with Interact club students & teacher Linda Bonne.
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BOP District Health Nov 1
Learn how to recognise the signs & symptoms of diabetes, consider your risk of diabetes at
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BOP District Health Oct 30
Former BOPDHB Clinical School Summer student is now completing her PhD, looking at the potential for vaccines to stop cancer spreading. Read full article
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BOP District Health Oct 29
Learn how to recognise the signs & symptoms of diabetes, consider your risk of diabetes at
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BOP District Health Oct 22
Bay of Plenty District Health Board is seeking an experienced Psychiatrist to provide clinical leadership to the BOP Mental Health Services as the Clinical Director of Mental Health in a fixed term contract to 31 December 2019
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BOP District Health Oct 19
Dr Elizabeth Spellacy and her Health in Ageing team sharing the knowledge of the effects of vertebral fractures for this year’s World Osteoporosis Day promotion at Tauranga Hospital.
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BOP District Health Oct 19
Nicola Ward Osteoporosis Nurse and Caroline Partridge Radiographer, promote this year’s World Osteoporosis Day theme of vertebral fractures at Bay of Plenty DHB.
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BOP District Health Oct 19
The Fracture Prevention Service at BOPDHB Tauranga Hospital promoting World Osteoporosis Day (Dr E Spellacy Geriatrician and Nicola Ward Osteoporosis Nurse)
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BOP District Health Oct 17
Nurse-led cardiac procedure at Tauranga Hospital first in Australasia. Cardiology Clinical Nurse Manager Jason Money acts as ‘the patient’ as Cardiac Nurse Adrianne Escondo & Physiologist Tracey Cumming demonstrate the procedure.
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Health  Navigator Oct 14
It can be tough to quit smoking but there are lots of nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) designed to help you quit. Find out your options, how to use NRT safely and possible side effects.
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BOP District Health Oct 12
Tauranga Hospital Staff helping to promote World Thombosis Day. Visit and know the risk factors, signs & symptoms
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Health  Navigator Oct 10
There’s lots of talk at the moment about mental health, especially about what to do when someone’s in crisis. And because 1 in 6 New Zealanders are diagnosed...
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BOP District Health Oct 9
Whakatāne Hospital ranked ‘top choice’ across NZ for new doctors starting work. Three doctors starting in the Eastern Bay next month have come through the Whakatāne Rural Health Interprofessional Programme !
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NZ Blood Service Oct 7
If you can’t make your appointment it’s important to let us know so we can give your appointment slot to someone else. You can cancel or reschedule through the NZ Blood App or by calling 0800 GIVE BLOOD. Watch our video to see why appointments are so vital
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Health  Navigator Oct 7
There is no safe amount of exposure to second-hand smoke and children, with their low body weight and developing lungs, are particularly vulnerable. See our tips on how to provide a smoke-free environment for your child.
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Ministry of Health - Manatū Hauora Oct 7
It's Cyber Smart Week and we've partnered with to raise awareness around and let people know how they can protect their online selves.
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