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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...