DHB news stories
Waikato District Health Board cyberattack: Cancer hub out of action in chaotic aftermath
A cyber security breach that brought Waikato District Health Board to its knees took out one of the country's four regional cancer hubs, prompting the Cancer Control Agency to declare a national emergency to get patients with life-threatening cancer conditions moved to other hospitals.
Waikato DHB warned a cyberattack 'catastrophic for patient safety'
Waikato DHB was warned its IT security was severely compromised months before a massive ransomware attack that brought Waikato Hospital to its knees.
eGrowth charts considered a success for NZ's Northern region
More than 200,000 eGrowth Charts have been created since the Northern Region DHBs and their shared ICT services partner healthAlliance rolled out the initiative.
Health Minister Coleman sends 'please explain' to lower North Island DHBs after Aotea quits tender
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has asked the three lower North Island district health boards seeking to merge their pathology lab testing for an