The Regional Child Oral Health Service wants to recruit Pip the kiwi, Sam the tuatara and Matilda the morepork to help welcome kids coming in for a dental check-up. The characters from Aotearoa nature are already a hit with youngsters at Hutt Hospital’s Emergency Department, where charge nurse Steph Beddis introduced the concept of ‘distraction […]

A donated machine means that babies rushed to Hutt Hospital’s Emergency Department in respiratory distress can receive timely and more comfortable treatment. ED Charge Nurse Steph Beddis says the latest model Fisher and Paykel 950 high-flow humidifier enables air or oxygen to be delivered to babies at 37 degrees, a temperature they can more easily […]