Howard Wright beds roll into Taranaki Base Hospital

Howard Wright staff who contributed to the development of the 18 new state of the art beds donated, with Hospital Redevelopment Manager Steve Berendsen (5th from left) and Taranaki Health Foundation Executive Officer Rachel Church (3rd from left).

19 December 2013

The Howard Wright team is delighted to support the Taranaki Health Foundation with new beds for Project Maunga.

The company’s major partner support of the Taranaki Health Foundation includes 18 new state of the art patient beds.  The Howard Wright team contributed their own time in making these beds.

“We are thrilled to be able to support the Taranaki Health Foundation. We have a wonderful brand new hospital and this is a way we can contribute to a health community” said Bruce Moller, Howard Wright’s CEO.

Hospital redevelopment Project Manager Steve Berendsen said the DHB was delighted to receive the new beds.

“This will allow us to replace nearly all of our older beds. It is an amazing contribution to Taranaki DHB from the Taranaki Health Foundation, it is not only beneficial to patient comfort but it is fantastic for the staff as well.”

Howard Wright’s purpose is making human care easier. In developing the M9 Ward Bed their R&D Team worked with healthcare professionals to develop a unique, easy use and elegant design.


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Last updated: Monday, December 23, 2013

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