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The next RDA Junior Doctors strike - Update

Published Friday 22 Feb 2019

A fourth strike of some RDA Junior Doctors is planned for the last week in February.

Hutt Valley District Health Board launches nursing strategy

Published Thursday 21 Feb 2019

A big part of our new nursing strategy involves hiring more Māori and Pacific nurses and local residents to make sure our workforce represents our community.
Check out our plan along with a neat article in the latest Kai Tiaki nursing magazine here.

Hutt Hospital staff breastfeeding room 'a great asset'

Published Thursday 14 Feb 2019

She might not know it, but six-month-old Charlotte just helped launch Hutt Hospital's new staff breastfeeding room. Along with her mum, Hutt Valley District Health Board midwife Amanda Perry, and sister Mia, Charlotte visited the room that was created by HVDHB lactation consultant and midwife Victoria Jewson.

Notification of a further junior doctors strike

Published Wednesday 13 Feb 2019

We have received notification from the Resident Doctors' Association that Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) will again be striking from 08.00am on Tuesday 26 February to 08.00am on Thursday 28 February 2019 (48 hours).
We are deferring many elective operations and outpatient clinics. Patients are being notified via text message, email or phone about any deferment to their appointment/surgery.

People who are uncertain about their scheduled appointments or procedures should call (04) 570 9555.