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Seven Sharps Michael Holland Visits the Bus in Clyde

Seven Sharps Michael Holland Visits the Bus in Clyde

Watch the Mobile Surgical Bus on Seven Sharp Seven Sharp reporter Michael Holland recently joined the team on the mobile surgical unit while it was operating at Dunstan Hospital in Clyde. The visit co-incided with a milestone for the team as they treated the 25,000th...

2019 Mobile Health Annual Report Released

2019 Mobile Health Annual Report Released

Mobile Health is delighted to present our Annual Report for 2019. Chief Executive Mark Eager says “We are delighted to have completed another successful year delivering a range of health and education services to rural New Zealand. The services we provide on the...

Fieldays Health Hub Record Success

Fieldays Health Hub Record Success

A record number of 25,000 people visited the Health and Wellness Hub at Fieldays during this years four day event. Mobile Health who works in close partnership with the National Fieldays Society piloted the Health Hub in 2017, and since then it has gone from strength...

Mixed Emotions at Rural Nurses Meeting

Mixed Emotions at Rural Nurses Meeting

The 2019 Rural Nurses was the biggest yet with 94 nurses from all over rural NZ attending the meeting in Wellington. The meeting which included informative and inspirational speakers mixed with hands on clinical workshops provided rural nurses a unique opportunity to...

Founder Dr Stuart Gowland Retires

Founder Dr Stuart Gowland Retires

This weekend, probably with a glass of chardonnay in his hand, Dr Stu Gowland will make the transition into his retirement. We are sad to see him leave, but we are delighted he and Suzie can enjoy their retirement. Stu was well known as the driving force behind...

Big Crowds During Dunedin Open Day

Big Crowds During Dunedin Open Day

The Open Day in Dunedin was a great success with hundreds of people through the surgical unit. The team was delighted to have the Health Minister David Clark on board, alongside 12-year old 'surgeons' as they tried their hand at suturing, colonoscopy, arthroscopy and...

2018 Mobile Health Annual Report Released

2018 Mobile Health Annual Report Released

Mobile Health is delighted to present our Annual Report for 2018. Keith Smith Board Chair says "We are delighted to have treated a further 1,358 patients this year on the mobile surgical unit. It’s now well established as a safe and effective service. Since 2002 over...

First to Graduate from New Rural Nursing Course

First to Graduate from New Rural Nursing Course

A desire to improve her skills to become a better nurse for her local community has led to academic success for Dannevirke’s Rowena Panchaud. She’s the first nurse in New Zealand awarded with a brand-new qualification, a Graduate Certificate in Rural Nursing Practice....

Radio New Zealand Gets Onboard

Radio New Zealand Gets Onboard

Courtesy of Radio NZCarol Stiles from Radio New Zealand RNZ Country Life programme recently spent a day with the surgical bus team when it was operating in Taihape. Congratulations also to the team from Taihape Health Limited who recently passed the milestone of 1000...