Published Friday 9 Dec 2016
Wainuiomata man John Quinn had a sore knee for some time and when it suddenly got a lot worse he went to see his Hutt City Health Centre GP who immediately considered the possibility of a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) in his lower leg.
Published Thursday 1 Dec 2016
Improved performance on national health targets, a stronger financial position and better relationships with primary care are achievements Hutt Valley DHB Chair Dr Virginia Hope is especially proud of. Retiring as Chair after six years in the role, she says the organisation in good shape for the future, with a new executive structure and refreshed senior leadership. A Clinical Board is in place and work is under way to set up a Consumer Council. Closer engagement with local iwi at a number of levels is encouraging.
Published Friday 25 Nov 2016
As health professionals, staff at Hutt Valley DHB see the devastating effects of violence against women all too often. Today is White Ribbon Day so wear a white ribbon to demonstrate your support for the campaign.