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Nominations for District Health Board Elected Members Open

Published Tuesday 26 Jul 2016

Thinking About Standing? DHB Boards need committed people with a wide range of skills who are up to the challenge of governing multi-million dollar (in some cases billion-dollar) businesses.

Being a Board member is an opportunity to contribute to your community. Boards need people with, for example, strong business skills; people who are strong and collaborative leaders; who have a passion for social investment; come from a wide range of backgrounds and who have an understanding of their communities, particularly those with high needs.

Welcome to our new improved website!

Published Monday 18 Jul 2016

Today we launch our new look website purpose built for our Hutt Valley and Wainuiomata community.

We hope that you'll notice a few improvements and it will be easier for you to find information about Hutt Hospital, the health services in your community and the latest news.

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) awareness campaign

Published Monday 18 Jul 2016

Is your heartbeat regular? Finding out in time could help prevent a stroke.

Cardiology staff will be on hand in Hutt Hospital entrance foyer on Tuesday 26 July from 10am till 4pm to offer free pulse checks to the public and information about Atrial Fibrillation (AF) . Atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat, affects 1-2% of New Zealanders and carries a five-fold increased risk of stroke. It is the most common heart rhythm disturbance and if left untreated can be fatal.

Find out more by clicking on the blue title.

Hutt Valley’s maternity professionals enjoy expo

Published Thursday 14 Jul 2016

Over 120 maternity sector stakeholders were treated to an official cake cutting ceremony and welcome by CEO Dr Ashley Bloomfield at last week’s Hutt Valley DHB’s Maternity Expo.

The great turnout at Hutt Valley DHB’s Maternity Expo is a sure sign that local women needing to access maternity services are in the hands of dedicated professionals.