Blogs

Lungs on loan

Posted by Team Counties on 9 August 2016 |

I started smoking when I was 15.  I had just started work, which meant I could afford to buy my own cigarettes. Back then there were no known concerns or warnings about smoking.

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Govt launches register of spinal injuries

Posted by Communications Team on 5 August 2016 |

Radio New Zealand | The national register would collect and record people's information throughout their lifetime after being first admitted to the Auckland or Christchurch specialist spinal services.

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Spinal cord injury registry to help NZ patients

Posted by CEO Blog on 4 August 2016 |

Healthy Together | Healthy Services

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How are we really doing?

Posted by Geraint Martin | Chief Executive on 14 July 2016 |

Recently, we shared with the media the findings of a report on CM Health’s performance.

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Community invited to have its say on future of the Manukau land

Posted by Communications Team on 6 July 2016 |

Media release | Counties Manukau Health is considering the potential disposal of part of its Manukau SuperClinic site in Manukau, Auckland and is inviting feedback from the community.

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We’re asking you, and our community, to have your say

Posted by CEO Blog on 5 July 2016 |

People across the organisation have been working with me over the past 12-18 months on our long- term plans, which include the development of our Healthy Together strategy. As part of this, we have been reviewing future service requirements for sites we currently own throughout the district. The largest of these sites is the Manukau SuperClinic (MSC) site.

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Harriet's pledge to health

Posted by Paula Jackson | Communications Team and Harriet Pauga | Clinical Nurse Lead/Nurse Manager at Mangere Health Centre on 1 July 2016 |

Harriet Pauga is an experienced, committed and inspiring Primary Health Care Nurse. She is also a mother to four children aged 23 to 12 and committed community health volunteer.

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Polishing up on Primary Care

Posted by Paula Jackson | Communications Team and Jo Eustace | Waiuku Health Centre on 1 July 2016 |

For the past five years Jo Eustace has juggled part time work as a practice nurse at the Waiuku Health Centre while spending between 25 and 30 hours per week studying toward her Master of Nursing. In April she passed a rigorous oral and practical peer panel assessment following a full year preparing a portfolio of work containing case studies, dissertations and proof of competency for submission to the Nursing Council. Jo is now a Nurse Practitioner – the first for Waiuku Health Centre and one of only 40 or so qualified and working within Primary Healthcare across New Zealand. She is also the Clinical Nurse Lead, supporting ten nurses and 12 busy doctors at the practice.

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Primary care in South Auckland unite to support 20,000 patients with long term conditions

Posted by Communications Team on 1 July 2016 |

Media release | Twenty thousand South Auckland people who suffer from long term health conditions now have especially tailored, individual health care plans and the means and knowledge to influence their own health outcomes, thanks to an innovative way of looking at how people can be supported to stay well at home. 

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Moments of excellence

Posted by CEO Blog on 8 June 2016 |

We have moments of excellence in our organisation every day and that’s due to the people who work here. People who are passionate about what they do and have a real ‘fire in their belly’ for providing the best care they can and making a difference. Meet Eti Televave and Tanya du Plessis, two staff members who strive to be the best in what they do, yet remain humble, thankful and determined to give back to the people and communities that supported them. Eti is a senior physiotherapist who recently graduated from a Pasifika Leadership Programme and Tanya was awarded Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) Pharmacist of the year (2015).

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