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Drilling to continue off the Raglan coast as Greenpeace Fails to force judicial review

Drilling to continue off the Raglan coast as Greenpeace Fails to force  judicial reviewGreenpeace was disappointed following the High Court's dismissal of its case over Anadarko's deep sea drilling. It had filed papers with the High Court looking for a judicial review of the Environment protection Agency's (EPA)decision to allow it to drill off the Waikato coast.

Urgency of Quad Bike Education to Regulate Increasing Menace of Injuries

Urgency of Quad Bike Education to Regulate Increasing Menace of InjuriesA recent study published in the ANZ Journal of Surgery showed that the rates of the quad bikes injuries have hiked up by 42% alone in the area of Waikato between the year 2009 and 2010. Quad Bikes Injuries is the term referring to the injuries from all-terrain vehicles (ATV).

Waikato Hospital Achieves Maximum Surgeries in March

Waikato Hospital Achieves Maximum Surgeries in MarchRecent news confirmed that the Waikato District Health Board has managed to conduct maximum number of surgeries in a month. Though, there had been enough spent in order to outsource services so as to meet the targets and for staffing backups.

Alterations Forecasted in Waikato DHB’s Food and Linen Services

Alterations Forecasted in Waikato DHB’s Food and Linen ServicesAlterations in the foods facilities, over a passing year, are being considered by the Waikato hospital bosses.

It was disclosed in the current month that the jobs in the whole nation can be line and foods kept chilled for up to a week before being reheated to be served as per the Government steps to agreement out catering at DHBs.

Staff at Waikato District Health Board Harassed

Staff at Waikato District Health Board HarassedA staff engagement survey conducted in 2012 shows that over third of staff working at Waikato District Health Board is harassed by colleagues.

Now, the management at DHB is busy planning more strategies and regulations in the bullying policy.

Whooping Cough Cases Soar

Whooping Cough Cases SoarAccording to reports of the Institute of Environmental Science & Research, whooping cough cases have sought a quick rise almost by 197% last year compared to the year before. There were as many as 1,996 cases in 2011 whereas in 2012 the figure went almost three times mounting to 5,938 notifications.

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