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Retailers Continue to Sell Tobacco to Minors

Northland District Health Board are concerned retailers continue to sell cigarettes to minors, as seen during a recent controlled purchase operation (CPO).

Telehealth Links Rural Hospitals to ICU

Northland DHB has developed a new mobile Telehealth Cart and linked all of its Rural Hospitals to the Intensive Care Unit at Whangarei Hospital.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

The importance of strong relationships was echoed in each speech at this year’s Pūkawakawa year five and trainee intern farewell in Whangarei.

Let’s Talk Cancer Hui

by Abbey Cameron

Both speakers and attendees took away learning's from the well-attended Let's Talk Cancer Hui last month in Rawene.

Grateful Patient Gives to Staff

by Liz Inch

Uwe Schmutzler contacted Northland Community Foundation to donate $1000 to each hospital as a thank you to staff.

Becoming Smokefree for Surgery

by Abbey Cameron

Retired Whangarei plumber Kevin Marshall has made a significant change in his life to prepare for laminoplasty neck surgery.

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