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Healthy kids

Introduction about healthy kids, including B4 School checks, school clinics, immunisations and the Child Health Coordination Service. 

Collaborative approach leads to fewer hospital stays for Tairāwhiti kids

Health providers in the Tairāwhiti-Gisborne district have worked together to reduce the rate of avoidable hospital admissions among the district's most vulnerable babies and young children.


Kihikihi Community Health Hub open - offering access to all

A new health hub is now open in Kihikihi, dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the community.

Get ready - flu season is just around the corner

Even the fittest and healthiest of us can get influenza and should be vaccinated against the flu.

Cay-C team bumps-up support to providers

The Child and Youth Health Coordination Service (Cay-C) team is constantly working with health providers, including midwives, family doctors and Well Child/Tamariki Ora providers, to ensure children access the right services and receive all of their checks on time. 


Are you protected from mumps?

In the Waikato there have been 15 probable or confirmed cases of mumps in the first six months of this year. Previously we had not seen any cases since 2012. 

#MakeItTheNorm

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians have released a New Zealand election statement calling for policymakers to make health equity the norm to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable people in our communities.