Media releases

Viewing entries posted in 2018

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Steps to reduce Ophthalmology backlog

Posted by Communications Team on 20 June 2018 |

Efforts to reduce the backlog of patients needing eye treatment in Counties Manukau will continue on Saturday with the fourth in a series of “mega clinics” to be held at the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) SuperClinic in Manurewa.

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DHBs across the country prepare for industrial action

Posted by Communications Team on 20 June 2018 |

District Health Boards have begun implementing contingency plans following notice to strike by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

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Future of Galbraith building undecided

Posted by Communications Team on 21 May 2018 |

Counties Manukau Health has accepted independent reports that confirm the Galbraith building is ‘earthquake prone’.

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CMDHB welcomes Budget 2018

Posted by Communications Team on 18 May 2018 |

Counties Manukau Health welcomes Budget 2018, in particular the allocation of $750 million of new capital to DHBs for urgent building problems, improved access to healthcare for children through the extension of free visits to GPs to under-14-year-olds, and reduced cost of GP visits for those on modest incomes who are eligible for the Community Services Card.

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Mega clinics to help clear eye appointment backlog at CM Health

Posted by Communications Team on 15 May 2018 |

A series of eye care “mega-clinics” will be held at Counties Manukau Health to ensure high risk patients get access to appointments. The first of these mega clinics will take place today (Sunday 13 May 2018).

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Cessation of Patient Shuttle Service

Posted by Communications Team on 14 May 2018 |

Counties Manukau Health will no longer be providing a free patient shuttle service to the Manukau SuperClinic, effective from 18 May 2018.

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CM Health and Middlemore Foundation to discuss creation of accommodation fund

Posted by Communications Team on 13 May 2018 |

Counties Manukau Health hopes to work with the Middlemore Foundation to create a charitable trust to provide accommodation support for the whaanau of some of our out-of-region patients.

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Our sites and services

Contract signed to fix the external cladding and related issues on Scott Building

Posted by Communications Team on 13 April 2018 |

A contract to re-clad the Scott building has been signed between Counties Manukau Health and Hawkins 2017 Ltd, a subsidiary of Downer.

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Full hospital services maintained during pickets

Posted by Communications Team on 9 April 2018 |

District Health Boards say normal hospital services will be available over the next two weeks while nurses undertake pickets in support of claims about their pay and working conditions.

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CMDHB Midwives Stats 2018

Posted by Communications Team on 6 April 2018 |

- How many midwives are there registered with CMDHB?

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