At the recent Hutt Valley Business Excellence Awards, Boulcott Hospital won the category for Professional Services. The hospital was then selected as the Supreme Award winner. The Awards are recognition of the quality of our hospital and the contribution we are making to the health of the region.
Boulcott Hospital’s third operating theatre is now completed and in use. The Stryker i-Suite theatre is the first of its kind in the Greater Wellington region. ‘i’ stands for innovation, information and integration.
The New Zealand Orthopaedic Associations National Joint Registry has recently released their eight year report, outlining the current state of play of joint replacement surgery in New Zealand. With its arrival in the mail, I thought it timely that we update our current thoughts about Total Hip Joint Replacement.
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1:5 women and leads to 21% of gynaecological referral. It is an important cause of morbidity. It is estimated that 1:5 women will have a hysterectomy by the age of 55, mostly for menstrual related illness.
Diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester deals with pregnancy dating, the recognition of early pregnancy failure/loss (embryonic demise, spontaneous abortion, ectopic pregnancy, placental abnormalities), multiple pregnancy and with the recognition of normal anatomy and/or the detection of anomalies in very early viable pregnancies. Read more »